Water Tower  

Adress :
Avenue Raymond Poincarré, 68000 Colmar
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The water tower was used for the regulation and the distribution of drinking water in Colmar, controlled in July 1884 by municipal wastewater treatment plants. It was imagined by the city architect Jean-Baptiste-Victor Huen and Swiss engineer Henri Grüner. Its tower, in a German neo-Gothic style, is situated on one of the highest points of the city. It has been a feature of the Colmar landscape since 1886. It is 53 meters high and can contain up to 1200 m3 of water. It has not been used since 1984, but remains the oldest water tower in Alsace.

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LOCALISATION

Avenue Raymond Poincarré, 68000 Colmar
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Tourist Office of Colmar and its region

 Place Unterlinden
68000 COLMAR - FRANCE

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OPENING HOURS

Monday to Saturday: 9am to 6pm
Sunday: 10am to 1pm and 2pm to 5pm

Friday 24 December: 9am to 5pm
Saturday 25 December: from 2pm to 5pm
Sunday 26 December: 10am to 1pm
Friday 31 December: 9am to 5pm
Saturday 1 January: closed  
Sunday 2 January: 10am to 1pm

Anti-covid sanitary measures

We have put in place sanitary measures to guarantee you a better safety during your stay in our premises.

    Rearranged reception area
    Disinfection of hands on entry
    Direction of circulation
    Plexiglas at the counter

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