Localized in heart of Europe the tri-national region of the Upper Rhine extends across three countries: France, Germany and Switzerland. The international river Rhine with 1,200km length has become a symbol of successful European cooperation.
The area includes four regions: Alsace (F), the Black Forest (D), the South Palatinate (D) and the Region of Basel (CH)
The territory is characterized by common topics and its cultural diversity. We offer sports and recreation, culture and tradition, architecture and nature in every season. Be indulged by our famous gastronomy and the excellent regional wines, or relax in our spas in the various star hotels.
Alsace is the smallest region in France. It consists of just two départements, namely Haut-Rhin and Bas-Rhin. It is easy to find your feet here because Alsatians are so friendly and enjoy speaking to visitors who are looking for directions or ask where to find the best restaurants. Continue reading
The region around Basel is unique in Europe: a multicultural population on the border between France and Germany makes the region unmistakable, cosmopolitan, cheerful and innovative. You will be enthralled! Continue reading
Cuckoo clocks, Bollenhut hats, Black Forest farms and Black Forest gateau – the Black Forest is the epitome of a homely German holiday resort. But it is also a landscape of modern industry and culture, a huge recreational area, and a Mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. Continue reading
What would the Southern Palatinate be without wine? It shapes the image of the landscape and plays a significant role in the cultural and economic variety of the region in the Upper Rhine Valley. People have cultivated the left banks of the Rhine as far back as in Roman times. Continue reading
The 21,000 km2 “Upper Rhine metropolitan region” extends across 200 kilometres along the banks of the Rhine in Central Europe. Almost 6 million people live in this transborder area between Switzerland, France and Germany. Continue reading