Head north to the city of Basel situated on the mighty River Rhine, which claims to have Switzerland’s largest and prettiest Christmas Market with a magnificent Christmas tree, superb craft stalls and Gluhwein and hot chocolate vendors in rustic wooden Swiss chalets. Children love the Fairy-tale Forest with candle making, gingerbread decorating, campfire bread and more hot chocolate. While in Basel don’t miss the chance to visit the famous Johan Wanner Christmas Shop where you can find every type of Christmas decoration and bauble. Johan Wanner himself has been known to decorate Christmas trees all over the world for the rich and famous. Overnight Basel or Zurich.