Canals calling: find your favourite ‘Little Venice’

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Several French towns and cities boast the nickname ‘Little Venice’ thanks to their canals. Here are some of the best... 

You might think that there is only one ‘Little Venice’ in France: Strasbourg, right? Mais non! There are many worthy of a road trip call...

 

Colmar

Stunning Colmar

Colmar’s (Haut-Rhin) multi-coloured, half-timbered houses seem to rise directly out of the water, making them a sight never-to-be forgotten.

Take a boat trip around the canals fed by the river Lauch to admire the town from the water, and do not neglect to shop for Alsace wines, which are light, dry and fruity. Also, before you leave, check out ...

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