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Local Guide

Basel promises unlimited culture: the city sparkles with an incomparable programme of arts and leisure activities. Whether discovering one of the over 40 museums or taking a boat ride back to the Roman age, Basel offers unforgettable stays. The city lies in the heart of Europe, on both banks of the Rhine. It is the centre of the idyllic border triangle of France, Germany and Switzerland – lying between the Swiss Jura, Germany’s Black Forest and the Vosges in Alsace. If you like to explore a city with shopping bags in hand, Basel is the place for you: it’s easy to combine shopping with sightseeing. And there is plenty to keep you occupied: luxury brands like Hermes, Louis Vuitton or Rolex; shoes, fashion, books and specialities.

Local Events

Zofingerconzärtli

Zofingerconzärtli

9 Feb

It's the oldest Basler pre-Fasnachts spectacle and a show between concert and theatre.
9 - 11 Feb 2017

Drummeli

Drummeli

18 Feb

The «Drummeli» is the traditional pre-event organized by the Fasnachts-Comité shown two weeks before the Fasnacht at the Musical Theatre Basel.
18 - 24 Feb 2017

Traditional Basler Fasnacht

Traditional Basler Fasnacht

6 Mar

The 3 most beautiful days of the year in Basel - Don't miss our and book our FASNACHTS-SPECIAL bringing you right into the famous Basler carnival happening. 06 - 08 Mar 2017

David Garrett

David Garrett playing Tschaikowsky

15 Mar

David Garrett playing Tschaikowsky at the Musical Theatre Basel CLICK HERE
15 - 16 Mar 2017

Please Disturb

Please Disturb

19 Mar

Hotels around all of Switzerland offer fascinating, exclusive insights into the inner workings of their bustling venues. Come by the Swissotel Basel for a look behind the scenes

Baselworld

Baselworld

22 Mar

22 - 30 Mar 2017

18th Blues Festival Basel

18th Blues Festival Basel

4 Apr

Jazz and Blues Concerts by famous artists and Newcomers at the Volkshaus Basel STAY at the Swissotel Basel
4 - 9 Apr 2017

Easter Brunch Grill25

Easter Brunch Grill25

16 Apr

CLICK HERE for more Information on our sumptuous Easter Brunch for your entire family

Blickfang Basel

Blickfang Basel

21 Apr

International Design Fair at the Messeplatz - Exhibition Square Basel
21 - 23 Apr 2017

Fantasy Basel

Fantasy Basel

29 Apr

Swiss Comic Con at the Messeplatz - Exhibition Square Basel
29 Apr - 1 May 2017

1st Basler Frauenlauf + City Skate Tour Basel

1st Basler Frauenlauf + City Skate Tour Basel

7 May

Information BASLER FRAUENLAUF Information SWISS SKATE TOUR Booking Special SWISSOTEL BASEL
7 May 2017

Muba Basel

Muba Basel

12 May

Mustermesse Basel - INFO here
12 - 21 May 2017

Mummenschanz

Mummenschanz

16 May

Les Musiciens du Silence with their new show You&Me
16 - 22 May 2017

EEEF

EEEF

26 May

JCI Basel invites the public to the biggest European Economic Expert Forum so far featuring 6 impressive speeches by renowned mentors.

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