The City of Basel

Take a trip through time via Basel. Here, 15th-century buildings rub shoulders with world-renowned, modern architecture, all making up a harmonious and captivating city. The old city is one of the most beautiful and best preserved in Europe. Its narrow streets and hidden squares with more than 300 fountains contribute to its charm, as do the many centuries-old buildings and attractions in the city, such as the town hall and the cathedral. Many prestigious museums will complete your discovery. Often called “the cultural capital of Switzerland,” Basel invites its visitors to emerge themselves in an especially rich artistic and cultural environment. Here, in any given street, works of art and buildings with remarkable architecture unveil themselves to a trained eye.

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