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A Riehen, la campagne lumineuse abrite la célèbre fondation Beyeler dont l'architecture est dûe à Renzo Piano. Basel Sur Barfüsserplatz. Un tramway décoré. Sur Oberer Rheinweg.
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Basel, Switzerland's third largest city in terms of population, is a real cultural heavyweight. Its 30 museums, its university, which is Switzerland's oldest, and its pronounced taste for contemporary art and design make it a fashionable, dynamic city, but one that remains mindful of its rich heritage and status. The city owes its wealth to its port, banks and powerful chemical and pharmaceutical companies.

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Tourist attractions Basel : Things to see and do

  • Basel Old Town Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    CH - 4051 Basel

    Old Basel, with several interesting monuments to visit including the cathedral, is worth a trip above all for its atmosphere, its very picturesque medieval streets and squares such as Andreasplatz, Spalenberg or Petersgasse. Here you will find severa..

  • Kunstmuseum Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    St-Alban-Graben 16 CH - 4010 Basel

    This prestigious Fine Arts Museum, where major temporary exhibitions are frequently staged, houses within its walls a large number of masterpieces. Pride of place is given to the collection of paintings and drawings from the Upper Rhine and the Nethe..

  • Cathedral Recommended Recommended

    CH - 4051 Basel

    This huge building, built of red sandstone, partly rebuilt in the 14 and 15C, and restored in the 19C, is topped with two Gothic towers from which there is a lovely view over the city. The main door is decorated with delicate sculptures of angels and..

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Hotels Basel

  • Hotel D - Basel Four stars Four stars Four stars Four stars

    Blumenrain 19 CH - 4051 Basel

    Prix Prices from : 127 CHF

    This eco-friendly 4-star boutique and design hotel is located in the heart of Basel. The stylish rooms all feature modern amenities such as iPod docking stations. Free Wi-Fi is available. Hotel D’s rooms were fully-renovated in February 2016 and are..

  • Hotel Bildungszentrum 21 Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Missionsstrasse 21 CH - 4003 Basel

    Prix Prices from : 104 CHF

    The Hotel Bildungszentrum 21 is located in Basel's largest private park, offering calmness and relaxation. The old town is only a stone's throw away and is easily reachable by public transport. Simply but nicely furnished, spacious rooms welcome you..

  • Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois

    Blumenrain 8 CH - 4001 Basel

    Situated in the centre of Basel's Old Town, on the banks of the Rhine, Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois is one of Europe’s oldest city hotels, where such personalities as Napoleon, Elizabeth II, Pablo Picasso, Thomas Mann and others have stayed. Rates at ..

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Restaurants Basel

  • Stucki Very comfortable and pleasant restaurant  Excellent cooking, worth a detour

    Bruderholzallee 42 CH - 4059 Basel

    In this grand manor house Tanja Grandits and her husband René are continuing a great tradition in a modern style. Enjoy the stylish interior, the simple yet sumptuous tableware and linen, the excellent service and, of course, the chef's fine, aromati..

  • Bel Etage Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Leonhardsgraben 49 CH - 4051 Basel

    The first floor at the Teufelhof's 'Art Hotel' offers elegant rooms with lovely parquet floors and modern paintings. Michael Baader's delicious classic cuisine relies heavily on excellent quality produce.

  • Cheval Blanc Top class comfort and pleasant restaurant  Exceptional cuisine, worth a special journey

    Blumenrain 8 CH - 4001 Basel

    Chef Peter Knogl, originally from Bavaria, has conquered Basel. He will surely find his way into your heart as well thanks to his delicate, perfectly presented classic cuisine with a Mediterranean touch. The classy setting of the Cheval Blanc is perf..

  • Brasserie Comfortable restaurant 

    Blumenrain 8 CH - 4001 Basel

    The Brasserie in the hotel's left wing with its elegant interior, pretty red table lamps and Rhine view is the embodiment of a lifestyle restaurant. Children in particular are sure of a great welcome here!

  • Matisse Comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Burgfelderstr. 188 CH - 4000 Basel

    Close to Kannenfeld Park, the numerous artworks, Art Nouveau chandeliers and a decor reminiscent of the 1930s creates a fine setting for Erik Schröter's innovative cuisine. Unashamedly natural, it relies heavily on the choicest ingredients and the us..

  • Les Quatre Saisons Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Clarastr. 43 CH - 4058 Basel

    In an upmarket and timeless ambience Peter Moser offers his guests classically based international cuisine with creative influences. "Spontané" and "Royal" menus available with the appropriate wines on request.

  • Oliv Comfortable restaurant 

    Bachlettenstrasse 1 CH - 4054 BASEL

    If you fancy a little bouillabaisse Marseillaise or a dish of veal cheeks braised in red wine, this is the place for you. The Mediterranean cuisine at Oliv is full and flavoursome and includes an excellent value lunchtime menu. In summer, enjoy your ..

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