Five valuable facts about Basel.
Basel is a City in Switzerland that sits on the borders of three countries. Furthermore, people go to Basel in the winter months for skiing. Indeed, throughout the year, attend football events and occasionally use Mulhouse Airport. Additionally, it is the airport that serves Basel, to access French, German or Swiss towns not served by other airports.
Fact 1. Basel’s airport is called Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, and whilst Basel is in Switzerland, its airport is actually in France.
Fact 2. Basel has a world-class football stadium called St. Jakob-Park, where Basel FC are based. Many international matches are played here, and people flock from all over Europe to watch the games, flying into Basel Mulhouse Airport, which is around 20 minutes from Basel.
Fact 3. Basel is situated on the mighty river Rhine; from its source in the Swiss Alps, the Rhine winds its way through Europe for 766 miles, making it the longest river in Europe.
Fact 4. Flying from London by private jet to Basel takes around 01:25 minutes in one of our private jets or around 02:00 hours in one of our turbo-prop private planes.
Fact 5. Basel is the third largest city in Switzerland with the 3rd largest population.