Basel is considered the Swiss cultural capital - not least because of its magnificent old town and other architectural treasures. Visiting galleries and museums is also worthwhile: there are actually always interesting exhibitions to admire.
Basel enjoys its reputation as the cultural capital of Switzerland quite rightly. Whether art, history, theatre or music - here your thirst for musical diversion is guaranteed to be quenched. And when it comes to good food, shopping or sightseeing, Basel leaves nothing to be desired.
The cathedral, the old town, architectural treasures - on a guided tour you will learn the background to Basel's cityscape. By the way, you can be guided through the city by water on the Basel ferries.
Galleries & Museums
Nearly 40 galleries & museums such as the Kunsthalle or the Papiermühle contribute to Basel's reputation as the cultural capital of Switzerland. Let yourself be inspired.
The theatre in Basel has already won several awards and convinces with a multifaceted programme and outstanding actors.
Basel Zoo is the oldest zoological garden in Switzerland and is known far beyond the country's borders for the animals it breeds.
Charming boutiques from renowned but also up-and-coming designers make Basel an absolute shopping secret tip.