Basel is Switzerland's third most populous city (166,209) inhabitants. With 731,000 inhabitants in the tri-national metropolitan area (as of 2004), Basel is Switzerland's third-largest urban area. Located in northwest Switzerland on the river Rhine, Basel functions as a major industrial centre for the chemical and pharmaceutical industry. The city borders both Germany and France.
Europe & Baltic Cruises
Cruise the waters of the enchanting Rhine River, making calls to port at historic and charming cities and towns along the way. Experience Amsterdam and Basel with your private expert guide.
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