Basel city
Basel city

Basel city

There are over 11 Offers to make your free time in Basel city.

The city of Basel is the third largest city in Switzerland and is located on the border with Germany and France. With 40 museums, the cultural city on the Rhine has the highest museum density in Switzerland. The city has a lot to offer, from a beautiful old town to the legendary Basel Zoo and modern architecture. Renowned architects such as Herzog and De Meuron and Mario Botta have immortalized themselves in this riverside city. The green streetcars characterize the image of Basel just as much as the typical Rhine ferries.

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Basel is a city in the northwest of Switzerland not far from France and Germany. It is the third largest city in Switzerland with about 170,000 inhabitants. Among the most important destinations are the Basel Cathedral, the Old Town, the City Hall, the Spalentor, the Mittlere Brücke, the Dreiländereck and the Tinguely Fountain.

There are many exciting activities to do in the city of Basel. These include visits to the Art Museum, the Museum Tinguely or the Fondation Beyeler. City tours on foot, by e-scooter or by Segway are possible. The oldest and largest zoo in Switzerland is also located in Basel. In summer, swimming in the Rhine with the so-called "Wickelfisch" is popular. Here you pack your clothes in a waterproof closable bag and float down the river.