Traveling Along the Rhine River in Europe

Boats in R├╝desheim

The Rhine River, Europe’s premier waterway, flows from the Swiss Alps to the North Sea through Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, France, Germany, and the Netherlands. Traveling along and on the Rhine River has long been popular. Europe’s premier waterway has been very important for commerce in the pre-industrial era, and although the Rhine is now less … Read more

Cruises on the Rhine River in Germany

MS Rhein Melodie of Nicko Cruises

Cruising the Rhein, Mosel, Main, and Danube (Donau) Rivers Cruise routings of multiple-day, luxury Rhine riverboat cruises can be extended by adding the Moselle, Main, and Danube Rivers in Germany. The Rhine (Rhein) River is enormously popular for both day trips and multiple-day cruises. Luxury European riverboat cruise liners such as Amadeus, Viking, Tauck, Avalon, … Read more

Paul Gauguin at the Fondation Beyeler in Basel

Paul Gauguin Parau api, 1892

From 8 February to 28 June 2015, the Fondation Beyeler in Basel will stage the biggest Paul Gauguin special exhibition in Switzerland for half a century. Fifty works from various museums and private owners in 13 countries will feature in this important and colorful Paul Gauguin retrospective ÔÇô the most elaborate exhibition project ever arranged … Read more

Vincent van Gogh Landscapes Exhibition, Basel

Large Special Collection of Impressionist Paintings in the Kunstmuseum, Switzerland

Vincent van Gogh’s Landscapes Paintings Special Exhibition in the Kunstmuseum, Basel will be one of the greatest temporary art gallery shows in Europe 2009.

Blumenbeete in Holland, Vincent van Gogh April 1883, ┬ę National Gallery of Art Washington
Blumenbeete in Holland, Vincent van Gogh April 1883, ┬ę National Gallery of Art Washington

The Vincent van Gogh – Between Earth and Heaven: the Landscapes will be one of the best temporary art collections in Europe in 2009. The Kunstmuseum Basel (Art Museum) will host the Vincent van Gogh – Zwischen Erde und Himmel: Die Landschaften exhibition from April 26 to September 27, 2009. On display will be 70 Vincent van Gogh landscape paintings as well as more landscape paintings by Van Gogh’s contemporaries including French Impressionist and Fauvist painters.

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Cheap Flights to Basel Airport, Switzerland

Special Advent Breads in a Basel Bakery Window

Low Airfares and Tickets on Budget Airlines Flying to BSL, MLH, EAP

EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL, MLH, EAP) is a favorite for cheap flights and discount tickets on low-cost airlines flying to Switzerland, Germany, and France.

Special Advent Breads in a Basel Bakery Window

Flying to Switzerland is often anything but cheap. However, Basel Airport (BSL) has many flights on low-cost airlines to European destinations. EasyJet, Air Berlin and TUIfly have a strong presence at Basel Airport, which is a sound alternative for budget travelers heading to Alsace in France and the Southern Black Forest in Germany.

  • The full name of Basel Airport is EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg.

EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg has three IATA codes: BSL, MLH, and EAP – BSL is the most common with many internet reservation services not recognizing EAP at all. Some destinations are only served during the summer season.

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R301 Transportation to Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport

Fondation Beyeler in Basel

Getting to EuroAirport (BSL, MLH, EAP) in France, Germany & Switzerland Getting to EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL, MLH, EAP) by car, train, or bus is easy and cheap from Swiss, French (Alsace), and German Black Forest towns. photo credit: dongga BS EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (BSL, MLH, EAP) is generally easiest reached by public bus from Basel in … Read more