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Basel

Basel
Basel, the 'city of three countries', is situated in northern Switzerland on the border to France and Germany and is definitely tri-cultural. To visit this unique city, fly with Austrian Airlines to Basel and experience one of the cultural centres of Europe. Transfers from the city centre to 'Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg' Airport, are quick and simple from the the central station. The Rhine River adds to the picturesque nature of the city. As Switzerland's second largest city, Basel boasts a range of cultural, culinary and creative activities, from theatres to shopping and from cruises to churches. Try to visit during 'Basler Fasnacht' (Carnival) for a truely lively and entertaining experience. Don't forget to try the 'Basler Läckerli' cookies, and maybe see a show at the Basel Theatre, which has been rated to stage the best German-language performances.

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Worth knowing

Switzerland
  • Currency: Swiss franc (CHF)
  • Language: German, Italian, French, Rhaeto-Romanic
  • Capital: Bern
  • Austrian flight destination: BAsel, Geneva, Zurich
Airport
  • EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL/MLH/EAP): The airport is situated 8km (5 miles) northwest of Basel (in Switzerland), 25km (15.5 miles) south of Mulhouse (in France) and 70km (43 miles) south of Freiburg (in Germany). The airport is wholly within France, but is close to the Swiss and German borders.
  • Address: 68304 Saint Louis Cédex, France
  • Telephone: (41) (03) 8990 3111
  • Airport Basel

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