Vintage beauty and picturesque towns are probably the first things that come to mind when I hear of France and the town of Colmar is especially famous for their well-preserved architecture. Travelling to a French town sounds amazing for a getaway but the heavy toll on the wallet isn’t the most appealing.
Thankfully, there is a village resort in Pahang, Malaysia modelled after the 16th century Colmar town in France. Just six hours away from Singapore, Colmar Tropicale village lies at the top of Berjaya Hills.
While this resort is by no means a substitute to actually travelling to France, one can consider Colmar Tropicale a more budget-friendly trip instead of the extravagant expenses needed to fly to Europe.
With medieval houses lining up along cobblestone pathways all around the town, it is an uncanny resemblance to the town of Colmar. Accommodation is provided in this resort where comfort can be enjoyed in a traditional setting.
You can indulge in French cuisine among the restaurants along the sidewalks. For Asian food lovers, fret not, these restaurants offer local cuisines to suit your taste buds as well.
The horse riding experience at Colmar Tropicale is an ideal activity to saddle up and discover the beauty of the surrounding hill greenery. It is one of the best ways to enjoy the scenic views through these horse trails.
In addition, Colmar Tropicale has an Adventure Park for adrenaline junkies to experience. Activities ranging from Flying Fox to a High Rope Obstacle Course will be ideal for thrill-seekers.
Get to experience a taste of France at Colmar Tropicale with a budget that is comparatively smaller than that of a plane ticket to the actual town.
With beautiful old-time architecture present in the whole town, there is no doubt that your pictures taken there will look amazing. Who knows? You might end up fooling your friends that you are in France!
Pricing: RM 16 per adult and RM 9 for children of ages 4 to 12