switzerland

Next To France: A Hidden Gem

Basel – an Overlooked Gem in the Heart of Europe Basel, Switzerland’s third largest city, is often overlooked in favor of the more major cities of Geneva and Zurich. However, it offers plenty of attractions as well as a convenient location within easy reach of some of the country’s most spectacular mountain scenery. It’s also a good base to visit neighboring Germany and France, and near the city, you can see the obelisk marking where the borders of the three countries meet. Basel is also one of Europe’s most culturally rich small towns, with over 30 museums and art galleries; it is also famous for hosting the world’s largest contemporary art fair every year. The heart of Basel is the old town along the… Read More