Cities in Basel-Stadt
Travel Tips & Guides Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Basler Fasnacht - This is Basel's version of Carnival, and a premier event during the year, lasting for three straight days, beginning on the Monday following Ash Wednesday. Don't confuse it with the more raucous festivals in traditionally Catholic areas, such as the German Rhineland (Karneval) and Munich (Fasching), or Carnival in Rio or Mardi Gras in New Orleans. read more...
Most of the "old town" attractions in Basel are in a walkable area between the Basel Zoo (just south of the Basel SBB train station) and the Rhine. Since most stores are closed on Sundays, it is a good day to plan to see one of the many museums, which are usually open. read more...
Basel is a city in Switzerland. Perhaps one of Switzerland's slightly underrated tourist destinations, Basel has a beautiful medieval old town center, a Carnival that ranks with those of Venice and Rio de Janeiro, and several world class art museums built by architects like Renzo Piano, Mario Botta and Herzog & De Meuron. read more...
Mount Titlis, Engelberg, Switzerland www.titlis.ch / www.engelberg.ch/ www.berghuette.ch /www.brunnihuette.ch
Mountains, sun, speed...
Time when the mountains become transparent..