Bartholdi, a renowned sculptor from Colmar, who was also responsible for the design of the Statue of Liberty in New York, added a new statue on the 17th century Maison des Tetes in the early 20th century on top of the house.
The old town of Colmar is the perfect definition of a fairytale village. Those who visit the historic village feel as though they have been transported into another surreal world.
I felt like I was on a different planet, or even universe, when I visited the picturesque romantic town of Colmar with its unique traditional architecture and its abundance of beauty and charm.
You can find masterpieces by the renowned Picasso in the Unterlinden Museum in the historic city of Colmar as well as some other works of art by famous painters and some exhibits featuring vintage furniture and antique articles.
The impressive Renaissance building of the Maison des Tetes in Colmar continues to be a historic landmark dating back to the 17th century which tourists visit when they explore the city’s main attractions.
If you are visiting Alsace on holiday as a tourist, then be sure to buy a ceramic Kugelhopf pan in one of the many shops in the region, which comes with instructions on how to recreate the delicious bundt style cake when you get back home!
Another popular traditional platter in Alsatian cuisine is the “Sauerkraut”, also known as “Choucroute” in France, which is a dish made up of hot fermented cabbage served alongside potatoes and meats. You also have the option of having it made with fish, if you are not a big fan of meat!