The Port
Klybeckstrasse, 4057 Basel Route Planner
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Basel port, active since the Middle Ages with trade between the Mediterranean and the North Sea, Swabia and Burgundy, has enjoyed a new lease of life since the start of the 20C, after having been eclipsed for a time by the construction of major Alpine roads and railways. Most of the traffic nowadays is imported goods. At the end of Westquaistrasse, at the Petit Huningue, an obelisk flanked by three flags marks the spot where the French, German and Swiss borders meet.

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  • From CHF35 to CHF162
    MICHELIN 2020
    1.47 km - Mühlhauserstrasse 17, 4000 Basel
  • 1.51 km - Voltastrasse 30, CH-4056, CH-4056 Basel
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    MICHELIN 2020
    1.7 km - 17 a rue de Village-Neuf, 68330 Huningue