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Our GDS Codes:
• Sabre: YX 51550
• Amadeus: YX BSLSPA
• Galileo/Apollo: YX 70537
• Worldspan: YX BSLSP
Basel / Events
Beyeler Foundation ( Riehen )
In the monument built by Renzo Piano , visitors can visit three high-profile art exhibitions annually in addition to the collection of the Beyeler couple .> www.fondationbeyeler.ch
Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein)
A unique design museum with many changing exhibitions. The “Vitra Haus” – built by Herzog & de Meuron - is also worth a visit. It is Vitra’s flagship store and houses the Vitra Home Collection.> www.design-museum.de
The “Carneval Fountain”, better known as “Tinguely fountain”, was created by Jean Tinguely and stands on the Theatre Square. Admire the sculptures and water fountains.
Basel by bike
Basel is a great city to discover by bicycle. The hotel is happy to lend you bicycles free of charge, and to recommend the special bike tour. Even seasoned bikers will find charming routes with different degrees of difficulty. Our reception team would be delighted to help you plan your own personal bike tour through Basel.> Rheinradweg > Fahrrad-Tour > Dreiland-Radweg
The town’s landmark sits in the middle of the city – directly at Basel’s market place. Monday through to Saturday, the lively market place is filled with different colorful market stalls and a wide variation of fresh products.
There are three of the old Basel city gates still standing until today: the Spalentor, which is directly across from our hotel, the Gate of Saint Alban and the Gate of Saint John. All three of them can be reached and discovered during a beautiful walk through Basel.
Basel Tattoo 20. – 30.07.2016
The Basel Tattoo is a musical show, which has been taking place in Basel since 2006 and is the second biggest Tattoo-event worldwide. It is based on the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo.> www.baseltattoo.ch
Swimming in the Rhine 16.08.2016 (Auxiliary date: 23.08.2016)
Jump into the fun! The Basler and also tourists swim in the Rhine in summer. The big official “Rhine- Swimming-Day” is in August. Borrow a “Wickelfisch” to go for a swim from our reception. > www.rheinschwimmen.ch