The best way to get to know Basel may be through its top attractions. Among these are HMB - Museum für Geschichte / Barfüsserkirche, Museum Tinguely, Zoo Basel, Kannenfeld Park and Kunsthalle Basel—all of which are compelling reasons to visit.
Need a place to kick back after all that sightseeing? Basel also has 38 hotels, which rate highly for Location and Room cleanliness, meaning they offer more than just a comfy bed to snooze in.Best times to visit Basel
Want to save up to 16%? Orbitz offers some great travel deals all year round, but the savings in July, December and January are the steepest. During these months, you can save approximately 16%, 15% and 14%, respectively.Outdoor activities in Basel
Breathe in that fresh air at Kannenfeld Park, which offers a respite from a fast-paced lifestyle or packed sightseeing itinerary. If you want to learn more about nature — instead of just immersing yourself in it — head to Zoo Basel.Getting to Basel
If you're flying in, head for EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg — it's one of Basel's main transportation hubs.Nightlife in Basel
Spice up your trip with a foray into Basel's nightlife scene. The staff at Don Pincho - Tapas Bar Restaurant, Gourmet, Catering open their doors to patrons looking for a cold brew or mixed drink. Ample sports coverage or dancing may not be hard to find, either.Arts and culture in Basel
Put a little culture on your itinerary in Basel. The exhibits at HMB - Museum für Geschichte / Barfüsserkirche, Museum Tinguely and Kunsthalle Basel are good places to soak it in and do some people watching.
You can also learn a thing or two while exploring Basel — just dive into the books at HMB - Museum für Geschichte / Barfüsserkirche and Bider & Tanner Ihr Kulturhaus in Basel. The knowledge-filled halls and campus of University of Basel, Biozentrum der Universität Basel and FHNW HGK Institut Innenarchitektur und Szenografie may be worthy of a tour.Things to do in Basel
It's easy to get out and enjoy yourself in Basel.
Spend an afternoon catching a movie at Stadtkino Basel and Pathé Küchlin AG.Where to shop in Basel
Want to dress like a local or pick up some new duds? Head to Globus Basel, Manor Basel or Globus Basel. Jewelry stores like Johann Wanner Weihnachtshaus offer up pretty baubles and sleek accessories.
Buy the newest gadgets at Media Markt Basel. Globus Basel stocks plenty of ways to spruce up a home or surprise friends with gifts.Where to eat in Basel
Whether you're looking for three squares a day or want to snack your way through Basel, this destination has plenty to offer, culinarily speaking. Head to Zoo Restaurants, Fischerstube and Café Spitz to get your fill of tasty treats and rest up for another full day of exploring.Where to eat in Basel
Whether you're looking for three squares a day or want to snack your way through Basel, this destination has plenty to offer, culinarily speaking. Head to Zoo Restaurants, Fischerstube and Café Spitz to get your fill of tasty treats and rest up for another full day of exploring.
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