Basel City Guide
Situated on the majestic waters of River Rhine, located in Northern Switzerland, lies the beautiful city of Basel. The bi-lingual city is the house to a plethora of visual treats and creative activities to indulge in. The allure of its natural greenery and touches of medieval blemishes on the streets makes this place a photographer’s paradise. The sunny and cheerful climate is one of the main reasons why the city is the perfect weekend getaway as well as a tourist destination. Basel claims 300 days of sunshine every year. Considering that the scent of summer dangles in the air almost throughout the year. So, get a nice tan in the temperate climate or relax on the banks of Rhine to beat the heart. The city offers both sides of the coin.
Basel is one of those places which are concentrated with its rich culture. Carnival of Basel, a spectacular display of the city’s glorious and soulful culture is the biggest carnival in Switzerland. The festival commences with a string of lanterns launched to float in the sky followed by three days of vigorous merrymaking, processions, masquerades, vivid display of art, and music.
A perfect destination is one which serves you options to treat your taste buds and Basel has got it all covered. Find the delicious fondue, rosti and Swiss wine stocked in their amazing chain of restaurants and cafes.
The vibrant mood of the city is evident in the art, galleries, museums, opera houses, and theatre it has to offer. From the jaw-dropping aesthetic of Papiermühle to the contrasting colour schemes in Kunstmuseum Basel, the city has the knack to give you an unforgettable experience.