Basel Guide

Basel Guide

Duck into the Rhine off the Solitude Promenade for a dip. Pick up one of the waterproof buoys to encapsulate your belongings.

Sleeping (and swimming)

The pool – a pure manifestion of the seventies, designed by Dane Verner Panton.

Radisson Blu Hotel, Steinentorstrasse 25, +41 (0) 61 227 2727

Sleeping, Eating and Terrace drinks

Der Teufelhof Basel Leonhardsgraben 49, + 41 (0) 61 261 10 10

Drinking: Aperol on the Rhine

Restaurant Veronica, St. Alban-Rheinweg 195
CH-4052 Basel +41 61 311 25 75

Sunday Brunch

Löwenzorn Brasserie, Gemsberg 2/4, +41 (0) 61 261 42 13

St Elizabeth Church Tower for Views 

Elisabethen Kirche, Elisabethenstrasse 10-14

Art and Architecture

Foundation Beyler

Fondation Beyeler, Baselstrasse 1014125 Riehen, Schweiz

Vitra Design Museum

Herzog de Meuron’s Vitra Haus is a construction of twelve houses nested into one other, and well worth a detour even though its a little ‘Ikea chic’ inside. Vitra offer an ‘on demand’ service where you can watch your chosen chair come together right in front of you.

Vitra Design Museum, Charles-Eames-Str. 1, Weil am Rhein

Musée Tinguely

Musée Tinguely, Paul Sacher-Anlage 2 | Postfach 3255 CH-4002 Basel


Kunsthalle, Klostergasse 5, Schweiz


Kunstmuseum, Sankt Alban-Graben 16


Schaulager, Ruchfeldstrasse 19, Münchenstein