Situated in France, near the Swiss and German border, Basel Mulhouse Airport is operated jointly by France and Switzerland, and serves three cities in three countries; Mulhouse, Basel and Freiburg. It is the gateway to the Massif des Vosges, the Black Forest and the Jura Mountains, as well a wealth of cultural and historical sites.
France, Switzerland and Germany can all be accessed by road from the airport, with travelling by motorhome a great way to do this. Not only will a rental RV transport you to the surrounding cities, but it is a comfortable way to tour the mountains, countryside and vineyards of the region thanks to the abundant campervan facilities in the region.
Recommended campervan drives in Basel Mulhouse Airport
Alsatian Vineyard Route:
this stunning holiday drive from Mulhouse to Strasbourg in rural France, along the edge of the Massif des Vosges, follows the medieval wine route, passing nearly 70 quaint towns and villages along the way. Along this lovely drive, stay overnight at the camping site des Trois Châteaux and the caravan park Saint Martin.
the French-speaking part of Switzerland is a stunning region set in the Jura Mountains. It is famous for its watch making, hiking trails and postcard scenery. On this spectacular drive, there are a number of camp grounds, including Campsite Vermes and motorhome site Lac des Brenets.
this breathtaking drive through the Black Forest will take you to this famous lake that is shared by Austria, Germany and Switzerland. Visit its largest island; Reichenau, by motorhome hire while resting at the Campground Sandseele. Other overnight options along the shores of the lake include Campsite Gohren am Bodensee and Seepark Fliesshorn caravanning site.
About the airport
Basel Mulhouse Airport, officially called EuroAirport Basel–Mulhouse–Freiburg, serves three cities in three different countries. It is one of the world’s few airports that is operated by two countries and consequently, it has two customs areas; one French and one Swiss, as well as facilities for hiring vacation vehicles. It serves over five million passengers a year.
EasyJet Switzerland uses the airport as its hub though numerous airlines connect it with other European destinations. Open 24 hours, it has ample facilities to keep waiting passengers occupied on all five levels of its terminal building.