The Lackerli Huus factory in Munchenstein, Canton Basel-Land, is easy to find when you know how--and if you don't, "simply follow the smell of the Lackerli," advises a local post lady.
* Production in MOnchenstein and Gelterkinden, Canton Basel-Land
In the Swiss-German Basel region (composed of the two half-cantons Basel-Land
and Basel-Stadt), a Basel dialect is spoken and standard German is used for written communication.
For those working in northeast Switzerland, there may be an answer: in comparison with other cities such as Zurich or Geneva, real estate prices in Basel are still relatively low and it's possible to save yet more by living in Basel-Land
and working in the city.
Historically, many residents have taken advantage of lower taxes and cheaper accommodation in Basel-Land
or over the border in France or Germany, but this is changing.
For example, owners in Basel-Stadt and Basel-Land
, require a license for owners of certain 'dangerous breeds'.
Werner Schaublin, a gardener in Basel-Land
and the president of the Swiss Family-Gardener Association, points Out that many of Switzerland's 26,800 family gardeners have had their plots for decades, and over the years they grow close to their neighbors.