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Highlights in Basel
- Ideal for culture lovers
- Fun for the whole family
- Beautiful parks and gardens
- The Roman site of Augusta Raurica
- Gastronomy with its own personality
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Holiday rentals and lettings in Basel
Are you looking for rentals in Basel to enjoy the charm of this beautiful Swiss town for a few days? On Holidu you will find a great variety of rentals decorated with taste and equipped with all the necessary equipment so that you can be as comfortable as possible. With capacity for couples as well as for families and small groups of friends. The biggest advantage is that almost all of them are located in the city centre or very close to it, so you won't have to waste a lot of time travelling if you want to go on sightseeing tours. Don't wait any longer and book your holiday rental in Basel today.
Holidays in Basel
The area and how to find your way around
Located northwest of Switzerland, on the border with France and Germany, Basel is the third most populated city and the second largest urban area in the country. A city that concentrates the essence of three countries and that extends its cultural influence over its neighbours Baden and Alsace. It is only 100 km from Berna, 99 km from Lucerne and 87 km from Zurich, and very close to beautiful natural sites such as Lake Neuchâtel Thal Regional Natural Park and the Vosges Regional Natural Park, already in France. So, if you decide to book a holiday rental in Basel, as well as see the city itself and the interesting localities around, you can enjoy the beauty of its beautiful green spaces.One of the most beautiful and best-preserved old towns in Europe
Basel is a city of short distances and almost all tourist attractions are within its old town, very close to each other. For this reason, the best way to get to know her is on foot. Its architectural variety and the state of its buildings is impressive, making it one of the best-preserved old towns in Europe, as well as one of the most beautiful. At every turn, Basel surprises tourists with 15th century buildings, but also by contemporary architects of international renown. Which gives it great charm. Book your rental in Basel in the old town and enjoy every minute of that perfect balance between tradition and modernity.
Types of travellers and activities
Basel is a true paradise for travellers who appreciate art and culture. The city is home to no less than 40 museums. The highest number of museums per inhabitant in the whole country. Some of them of international fame, such as the Museum of Art, the Museum of the sculptor Jean Tinguely or the Museum of Cultures. But it also has interesting galleries and small theatres, and is home to the Basel Symphony Orchestra and Basel Chamber Orchestra. So, if you're one of those who enjoys such visits, Basel is, without a doubt, your next holiday destination.Basel for travelling with children
Basel is an ideal destination for a family holiday. In addition to the great variety of monuments, gardens, parks and restaurants that you will find in the city, you will also be able to enjoy other proposals with which children will have a great time. Some of them are the zoo and the aquarium. But you should also know that Basel is home to the largest toy museum in Europe, where more than 6,000 objects recreating different scenes are exhibited. Being the collection of teddy bears the most important in the world, both in quantity and quality.
Did you know that in Johann Wanner's shop you can listen to Christmas carols and buy Christmas-related items every day of the year? If you love the atmosphere of these holidays, do not hesitate to visit it.
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Basel has an impressive wealth of monuments, with very well preserved buildings. The most important is the cathedral, Romanesque and Gothic style, which houses inside the tomb of Erasmus of Rotterdam. But it is also worth seeing the Town Hall (16th century) and the buildings of renowned architects, such as the Beyeler Foundation, the Tadao Ando Congress Centre and the Bank for International Settlements.2. Relax strolling through its beautiful parks and gardens
Basel is a green city. It has several botanical gardens and a multitude of parks. In addition, the banks of the Rhine invite you to stroll and enjoy the beautiful sunsets that the city offers at sunset. The Etoschahaus Zoo, Switzerland's largest zoo, deserves a special mention. It houses a great variety of animals both from the region itself and other more exotic. An ideal activity to do with the family.3. Travel to Roman times visiting Augusta Raurica
Augusta Raurica is located only 16 km from Basel, in the town of Augst. This is an open-air archaeological museum that houses the most important findings of the Roman city that was settled in the area. There is an exhibition hall and more than twenty open-air venues, including the largest Roman theatre in the northern Alps.4. Try the exquisite dishes of Zwiebelwähe and Mhelsuppe
Basel is a true reference point for Swiss cuisine. This has a lot to do with the influences its dishes have been receiving throughout history from the different cultures that have lived in it. Which has led to a kitchen with a lot of personality. But if there's one thing you shouldn't miss during your stay it's Zwiebelwähe (onion cake) and Mhelsuppe (brown wheat soup).