Tourism TriRhena is a touristic project which involves
Baseland Baselland( Switzerland), Colmarand Mulhouse( France), Freiburg( Germany) and the EuroAirport Basel- Mulhouse- Freiburg. The trinational area on the south side of the upper Rhine, where the border of Germany, Franceand Switzerlandmeet, offers a great touristic variety. This region is known as Regio TriRhena, or just Regio.
For 15 years the tourism offices of
Basel, Colmar, Freiburgand Mulhousehave been actively cooperating together with the EuroAirport Basel- Mulhouse- Freiburg. Within the transnational promotion project InterregII were made the first common publications. In 2005 was born the internet site http://www.tourismtrirhena.com, as consequence of the project “The touristic site for the Regio TriRhena”. The project, in which Basellandwas accepted as a new partner, is promoted by the European Unionwithin the program InterregIII
In the beginning the
Regio TriRhenawas known by the singles names of each one of the touristic areas ( Black Forest, Alsaceand Switzerland). Nowadays is always applied the motto “3 countries = 1 destination”, as well as the denomination Regio TriRhena / Tourism TriRhena, so that a common image and brand can be created.
The aim of the project is to promote the tourism in the border region, focusing on the enormous possibilities of the zone, like natural attractions, culture, gastronomy, etc. The touristic offer of the
Regiopresents many common characteristics so as complementary elements. For instance the rich cultural heritage and the important museums (Technical museums in Mulhouseand Art museumin Basel), customs and traditions (Christmas Markets and carnivals), old towns full of charm ( Colmar), incredible landscapes ( Baselland), a mild and sunny climate, excellent gastronomy and wines, sport and wellness offer ( Freiburg).
It is focused first of all to tourist with short stays, with visits to cities, together with sport activities, culture and package tours.
The cultural offer is really extraordinary, enjoying all their dimensions :
architecture, music, art, history, etc. The museum offer is very complete. You can visit more than 40 museums in the city of Baseldedicated to different specialities ( history, carnival, painting, sculpture…). In the near canton of Basellandthere is a very interesting roman city called Augusta Raurica, where every summer takes place a roman festival. In Colmaris essential to visit the UnterlindenMuseum and the BartholdiMuseum, author of the famous Liberty Statue. In Freiburg stands out the Augustiner Museum, with works from the middle age until the XXth century, as well as the museum of modern art. Mulhouseis famous for its technical museums, like the Automobile and Railway Museum.
Regio TriRhenapresents great architectonical interest, like the gothic cathedral of Freiburg, or the samples of modern architecture in Basel, with buildings designed by the most important architects of the moment.
Referring to gastronomy,
Freiburgand Colmardeserve a high position, both wine capitals of the wines of Badenand Alsace.
The natural highlights have their presence with the astonishing landscapes of the
Black Forest, Alsace, and the region of Jura in Baselland. Environments that delight the senses and invite to relax.
Carnival, or the fifth season, as it is here called, has a great importance. You can enjoy the alemmannic Carnivalin Freiburgor in Basel. Also in Christmas is the time for the Christmas markets, where you can taste the Christmas cakes and the typical Glühwein.
The web site http://www.tourismtrirhena.com has a very important role promoting the
Regio, because it offers all the highlights of the area to a world wide public. The work of the site is supported by the common publications: a broschüre with information of the Regio in general and of every partner of the project specially, an events calendar and a newsletter. The main door to the region is the EuroAirport Basel- Mulhouse- Freiburg. Placed in the hearth of Europe, provides an exceptional access gate to the Regio TriRhena. From here all the partner of the project can be reached between 15 and 50 minutes. Besides there is a welcome desk of Tourism TriRhena in the arrivals sector offering the travellers all the information which they may need.
The project is financed by the
European Unionand the Swiss Confederation.
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