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Basel promises culture unlimited : 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, gourmet, small designer shops and specialty shops.

Local Events

Herbstmesse

Herbstmesse

28 Oct

Die Basler Herbstmesse besteht seit über 540 Jahren und findet auf sieben Basler Plätzen und in einer Messehalle statt. 28th of October to 12th of November

Basler Stadtlauf

Basler Stadtlauf

25 Nov

On Saturday, 25. November 2017 the Basel City Run has his kick-off the 35. time.

Weihnachtsmarkt

Weihnachtsmarkt

26 Nov

The Basel Christmas market at Barfüsserplatz and Münsterplatz is considered to be one of the prettiest and largest in Switzerland. From the 26th November to the 23rd of December

New Years Eve

New Years Eve

31 Dec

Happy New Year 2018!

Ballet Revolucion

Ballet Revolucion

9 Jan

Back with a new show! 9 – 14 January 2018 in the Musical Theater Basel

Elvis Muscial

Elvis Muscial

11 Jan

Europe’s most successful musical biography with over 250,000 visitors on more than 60 stages in 2017! From 11 - 12 January in the Congress Center Basel

Swissbau

Swissbau

16 Jan

Switzerland's biggest building trade fair. Picture by MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG

Museumsnacht

Museumsnacht

19 Jan

  

Vogel Gryff

Vogel Gryff

20 Jan

  

Zofinger Conzärtli

Zofinger Conzärtli

1 Feb

  

Drümmeli

Drümmeli

3 Feb

  

Basler Fasnacht

Basler Fasnacht

19 Feb

  

Basel World

Basel World

22 Mar

  

Blues Festival

Blues Festival

10 Apr

  

MUBA

MUBA

20 Apr

  

Blickfang

Blickfang

4 May

  

Frauenlauf Basel

Frauenlauf Basel

6 May

  

Fantasy Basel

Fantasy Basel

10 May

  

Art Basel

Art Basel

11 Jun

  

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