Basel was our last port of call on the Viking Rhine River Cruise.  The city is situated in north-central Switzerland near the borders of France and Germany.  In fact, the airport that serves Basel is located in France, and we flew from there on our return to the United States. Basel Basel is a beautiful […]


After leaving Heidelberg, we continued our slow trip up the Rhine. Our next stop was at the beautiful city of Strasbourg, France.  Strasbourg is in the former Alsace Province, an area now known as the Grand Est region of eastern France.  Alsace became part of France under Louis XIV in the 17th century.  Germany took […]