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Dreilaendereck

Westquaistrasse 75, Basel 4057, Switzerland
+41 61 639 95 40
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Tri-point

Fascinating landmark in Basel, at the meeting point of three great countries: Germany, France and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Devesh D
via mobile
3 countries

I really wanted to visit Dreilaendereck for the experience of being at the same time at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ilGrec0
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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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“nearest tram” (2 reviews)
“from france” (2 reviews)
“the river” (9 reviews)
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Westquaistrasse 75, Basel 4057, Switzerland
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+41 61 639 95 40
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fascinating landmark in Basel, at the meeting point of three great countries: Germany, France and Switzerland. The monument is rather quiet, not much visitors as I expected. It is located close to the old city but rather far from the train station

Thank Devesh D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really wanted to visit Dreilaendereck for the experience of being at the same time at the crossroad of three countries. After taking the relative bus (ask the tourist office for spedific directions because there is a chance you end up in Germany) and getting...More

2  Thank ilGrec0
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Short tram ride from city centre then a good 15 min walk. The walk is not that exciting since you're walking past docked boats & industry along the river. Once you're there, you can see the pedestrian bridge that takes you from Germany to France....More

Thank nicmccormick
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is great to say you've been in three countires almost at once! Not a lot other than looking out into the Rhine and stanmding beside a point! A must do nonetheless!

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 25 February 2017

The monument has the 3 flags on its side but there’s little to actually do when you get there (in February at least) and little to read. For me walking across the borders was the enjoyable and novelty part, especially walking over the bridge (200...More

1  Thank travelmonkey
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Who likes gatherer attractions, so this is one of them. In a united Europe, the border triangle of three states CH / D / F which is located in the middle of the river Rhine, but of course you can find this place on the...More

Thank Mir Č
Reviewed 15 November 2016

You take a tram going north from the city and then walk for 10 minutes or so alongside the industrial port area to reach this point. There is a modest modern sculpture to mark the point. It is not particularly spectacular when you get there...More

Thank Stephen S
Reviewed 31 October 2016

After catching the tram there is quite a long walk though industrial site!!! With 2 little kids not very nice and when you get to the end is it worth it? NO!!!

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

I do believe Basel haven't jumped on this opportunity as much as they should. Hidden away in an industrial estate (as per the reviews said), this monument, though really lovely to look at...is ever so slightly underwhelming. It's about a 40 minute walk from Marktplatz...More

Thank MegHipwell93
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Dreilaendereck is a strange place hidden in the industrial part of Basel. After a 10 min walk from the nearest tram station, you find an obelisk pointing in three directions with German and French borders separated by just a narrow river. There is a restaurant...More

1  Thank N K
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Myrto S
is there any entrance fees for the attraction ?
7 July 2016|
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Response from Paulsview | Reviewed this property |
It is part of the port and freely open to everyone. It is a long walk to get there, though. It's a busy port with trains, trucks and cars coming and going. From the bridge road walk down to the river side and follow it... More
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jeellis
Hi: We are going to visit this 3 country landmark in July. Afterwards, we would like to go to the closest city in France and have a nice glass of french wine and either dinner or lunch. Any suggestions? We would like it to be close to the landmark because ultimately we are headed to Munich which is in the opposite direction. Thanks for the help in advance.
2 February 2016|
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Response from beni g | Reviewed this property |
When you stay on the Rheincenter,you can pass the bridge by wlking to the city of Huningue. Or you go by car by the palmrain bidge.then you have choice. Left to huningue. Straight to saint louis or right to village... More
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