Flying from Basel
Local and international flights from Basel are handled through EuroAirport Basel – Mulhouse – Freiburg (BSL), which is located a very convenient 6 kilometers from the city. A bit of a geographical oddity, EuroAirport Basel is one of only a handful of airports that is jointly operated by two countries, with its international status requiring the unusual assignment of 3 different airport codes. Located entirely on French soil, the airport nevertheless contains a Swiss customs area, and it is possible to pass between the two countries through the airport with valid ID.
Basel Airport Information
A modern facility both in design and amenities, EuroAirport Basel contains all the conveniences passengers require for a relaxing and comfortable journey. The airport features a wide variety of restaurants, bars, stores and duty-free establishments, and is equipped with Wi-Fi throughout the facility. An international currency exchange and ATM machines are also located within the airport, as well as convenient parking structures on both sides of the border.
Getting to the Airport in Basel
The number 50 bus to EuroAirport Basel takes approximately 20 minutes to arrive from the city. A taxi to EuroAirport Basel is also available and more convenient, but is more expensive.
Arriving in Gran Canaria
Many tourists think of Gran Canaria as simply a beach destination; however, culture lovers should definitely not hesitate to book flights to Gran Canaria because this island is also home to museums, historic towns and monuments. Similarly, outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of activities to keep them entertained, including cycling and hiking.
First Time in Gran Canaria
Travel to Gran Canaria’s capital, Las Palmas, and explore the city’s historic center. Don’t miss popular attractions like Casa-Museo de Colón, the luxurious residence of Las Palmas' first governors, and gorgeous Santa Ana Cathedral, which dates back to the 16th century.
Your Gran Canaria
With plenty of attractions for all ages, there’s no reason not to book tickets to Gran Canaria for your family vacation. Take your children to enjoy the rollercoaster rides at Holiday World, or discover the tropical birds at Palmitos Park.
Making the Most of Your Gran Canaria Holiday
With relatively warm, sunny weather year-round, you can look for flight deals to Gran Canaria at any time of the year for the ideal beach vacation. The lowest seasons are between November and December, as well as March to May, when you’re likely to find plenty of cheap hotels in Gran Canaria.