Mulhouse

City view

Mulhouse is a city in Alsace, France west of the Rhine near the border to Germany.

Get in

By train

You can arrive by train [] from Paris, Basel and Strasbourg among others.

By car

The city is at the crossroads of the Paris-Germany and Strasbourg-Basel motorways, so you can easily arrive by car.

By plane

The closest airport, EuroAirport is situated some 25 kilometers south and serves Mulhouse as well as Basel and Freiburg.

Get around

By tram

There is a tram network operating in Mulhouse city center.

See

Do

Buy

Eat

Many cheap kebab shops. Typical restaurant: Zum Sauwadala, 13 rue de l'Arsenal, friendly atmosphere, very good typical meals and drinks Il Cortile, rue des Franciscains: very good Italian restaurant (not a pizzeria!), but rather expensive

Drink

Sleep

Stay safe

Mulhouse is generally safe twenty-four hours a day and quiet at night, but people unfamiliar with the area would do well to steer clear of areas like Bourtzwiller (north of the A36) and Les Coteaux (at the west end of tram line 2). Beggars can be a nuisance, but you don't have to give them anything; they won't harm you. In the unlikely event that you should find yourself in trouble, call 112 free from any payphone or from your mobile.

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