Basel: A cultural tour de force on the Rhine River
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The city of Basel looks back at almost 2000 years of history and combines the very best of Swiss tradition with a cultural agenda to match.
A vibrant fusion of ancient and contemporary, Basel is a cultural tour de force, boasting world-renowned museums and avant-garde architectural marvels. Perched along the Rhine River, the city harmoniously marries Swiss, French, and German influences, resulting in a truly international experience. Basel's vibrant arts scene is further accentuated by its rich history and lively festivals, such as Art Basel and the whimsical Basler Fasnacht.Read more on MySwitzerland
13 – 16 June 2024 // The New York Times dubbed it the Art Olympics, Vogue called it ‘the most beautiful temporary museum in the world’, and Le Monde simply hailed it as ‘the best in the world’. Art Basel, the premier international art show, attracts and inspires art lovers from across the globe year after year.Discover more
With prime views of the Rhine, Peter Knogl serves outstanding produce and subtly balanced flavours at the Cheval Blanc, one of the best kitchens in Switzerland. Add the atmospheric brasserie and engaging bar culture, and Basel’s Les Trois Rois confidently steps forward as a gourmet destination.Discover more
Promoting a high-calibre exchange of ideas around current topics of relevance across several sectors, a new event platform created by Swiss Deluxe Hotels and partners Audi Switzerland and Prestige Magazine introduces a high-profile stage for impact-generating issues.Discover more
A treasure hunt is so much more than just a clever way of attracting families to traditional hotels like the Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois in Basel. This is exactly the kind of adventure that can boost a child’s confidence and help them come out of their shell. What parent wouldn’t be happy with that?Discover more