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Despite having a wide range of incredible attractions, Basel is one of the most underrated tourist destinations in Switzerland. The city nonetheless boasts of having a beautiful old medieval town center, world class museums and a vibrant carnival. Basel is also very rich in old and new architecture with a Romanesque cathedral, Renaissance town hall and other facilities with high quality contemporary architecture. Located in the three countries’ corner or Dreilandereck, Basel acts as the gateway to nearby cities like Lucerne and Zurich, Swiss Jura mountains, German Black Forest and nearby Alasce French region. All these aspects explain why Basel Airport is one of the busiest international airports in Europe.

In 2008, Basel was one of the eight cities that hosted the European Football Championships and it is a jewel of the region. Car hire at the airport is highly recommended as the most convenient way to drive to nearby destinations and attractions. However, if you decide to hire a car at Basel Airport, it is advisable that you be extra careful while driving at the inner city streets as they can be quite confusing. Also, parking space at the old city is not only scarce but also experience and you will need to have a good outline of the areas you intend to drive into. If you are hiring a car to check at one of the luxury and mid- range hotels near the airport, the good news is that most of these hotels have ample parking and you shouldn’t expect any inconveniences in this area. At the city center, you will be thrilled to find a large network of safe, payable and clean public garages that re open 24/7.

The old town has ample attractions that are best accessible with car hire and most of them are found between the Rhine and the Basel Zoo. On Sunday, most of the stores remain closed and this is a perfect time for one you to visit many museums as you possibly can. In fact, the area surrounding Basel Airport and city is home to more than 20 museums such as Kunstmuseum Basel, Foundation Beyeler, Museum Jean Tinguely and Museum der Kulturen that will all keep your day adequately occupied. Other worthwhile discoveries and sights you can conveniently visit with car hire in Basel include the Rhine River, Basel Zoo, The Third Man and a wide range of events and festivals.

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