Alsace, France’s smallest region, seduces travelers to the Upper Rhine Valley with its inimitable charm. Directly across the border, Germany’s southern Palatinate region entices visitors with its beautiful landscape of rolling hills and green vineyards. Further to the south, Germany’s Black Forest region attracts guests with its famous Black Forest Cake, cozy farmhouses, and beloved cuckoo clocks. Just to the east, one can find Switzerland’s multicultural Basel region, which offers the perfect mix of cultural highlights and breathtaking mountain scenery.