123. Basel, Switzerland

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Why

It’s a charmingly expensive city, but don’t let that stop you from visiting. You’ll come away with lots of gems; one of which is a better appreciation for chocolate :-).

Basel, Switzerland - Chocolate

Basel, Switzerland – Chocolate

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Where

Basel, Switzerland is in the most north western part of Switzerland. Right at the point where Germany, France and Switzerland meet.

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How To Get Here

By Train

Deutsch Bahn, Renfe and the SNCF serve the region. You may also book at Rail Europe.

By Plane

The closest airport to Basel is EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport (BSL).

Basel, Switzerland - EuroAirport

Basel, Switzerland – EuroAirport

The following airlines has service to EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport (BSL):

Air Transat (TS), Air Berlin (AB), Air France (AF),  AccessRail (9B), Air Arabia Maroc (3O), Belair Airlines (4T), British Airways (BA),  Brussels Airlines (SN), EasyJet Airlines (U2), Eurowings (EW), Germanwings (4U), Iberia Airlines (IB), KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), NIKI (HG), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Ryanair (FR),  SunExpress (XQ), SkyWork Airlines (SX), TUI fly (X3), Vueling (VY) and Wizz Air (W6).

By Bus

The area is served by FlixBus, National Express and Eurolines.

By Car

If you are already in Europe you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

By Ferry

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Where To Stay

There are mostly local hotels and some from the Accor line here in Basel. There are differing price range as well.

Basel, Switzerland - Hotel

Basel, Switzerland – Hotel

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

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Where To Eat

Lots of places to eat here and lots of chocolate. Food is a bit pricey in Basel, so be prepared.

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

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What To Do

You must visit the Münster shown below. There are also a few museums as well as many more churches and Towers to see.

Basel, Switzerland - The Münster

Basel, Switzerland – The Münster

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.

==>> Trip.com has some additional information.

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Additional Information

Language: Swiss, German

Currency: Swiss Franc (CHF)

Basel- Switzerland Tourism

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