Haut-Rhin is a département of Grand Est region in France. Named after the Rhine river. Its name means upper Rhine.
Haut-Rhin is bordered by the Territoire de Belfort and Vosges départements and the Vosges Mountains to the west, the Bas-Rhin département to the North, Switzerland to the south and its eastern border with Germany is also the River Rhine. In the centre of the département lies a fertile plain. The climate is semi-continental.
Haut-Rhin is one of the original 83 département, created during the French Revolution, on March 4, 1790 by application of the law of December 22, 1789 on the southern half of the province of Alsace (Haute-Alsace).
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Travel from the UK
By air: Regular flights by most major international airlines serve Alsace’s two international airports: Strasbourg International Airport (located 9 miles south-west of Strasbourg) and Basel-Mulhouse-Fribourg Euro Airport (located in Southern Alsace).
Easyjet flies from Liverpool and London (Stansted and Luton airports) to Basel-Mulhouse-Fribourg Euro Airport.
By train: Main-line trains from the rest of Europe serve Alsace directly.
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