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Basel, Switzerland Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 62
Total Sleeping Rooms 9,000
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 238
Committable Meeting Rooms* 7
Convention Center Space 141,000 Sq. Mtr.
Largest Exhibit Space 74,000 Sq. Mtr.
Average Hotel Room Rate CHF 208
Average Daily Meal Cost CHF 90
Average Weekly Car Rental CHF 411
*Maximum for a single hotel

Basel, Switzerland Things to Do and Attractions

Basel Cathedral

Known as Basel's most famous landmark, Basel Cathedral was built between the 12th and 15th century in Romanesque and Gothic styles. Adorning the city's landscape with its red sandstone walls, colorful roof tiles and twin towers, the cathedral houses

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Fondation Beyeler

Heralded as Switzerland's most visited art museum, the striking Fondation Beyeler houses Hildy and Ernst Beyeler's more than 200-work collection focusing on classic modernism. Opened in 1997, the museum is set in scenic Berower Park and designed to

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Tinguely Museum

Perched along the Rhine on the eastern part of Solitude Park, the Tinguely Museum houses the greatest collection of works by Jean Tinguely, one of the most innovative and important artists of the 20th century, known for his witty, ironic work. The

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Musical Theater Basel

Conveniently located next to Congress Centre Basel, the 1,500-seat Musical Theatre Basel is regarded as one of the most modern performance halls in Switzerland. The impressive venue showcases internationally renowned musicals, dance and theatre

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Basel Zoo

The popular, award-winning Basel Zoo is known for its up close and personal animal encounters, as well as its attractive exhibits and grounds. Opened in 1874, and lovingly called "Zolli" by Basel residents, the zoo is home to 600 indigenous and

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Restaurant Gifthuettli

A traditional Swiss restaurant set in Old Town, the cozy Restaurant Gifthuettli is outfitted in white linens, honey woods and pendant lighting. Serving Basel and Swiss specialties, Restaurant Gifthuettli is open daily from 10:30 AM to 11:30 PM.

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Restaurant Safran Zunft

Specializing in fondue and Swiss regional specialties, Restaurant Safran Zunft pairs its traditional, market-fresh cuisine with wines from Bordeaux and South Africa. The restaurant is housed in the sprawling Saffron Guild mansion amid soaring

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Restaurant Rhypark

Known for its contemporary, sleek setting with low lighting, dark woods and large windows overlooking the Rhine and Basel skyline, Restaurant Rhypark serves a seasonal menu highlighting Mediterranean flavors. Set along the banks of the Rhine, the

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Gasthof zum Goldenen Sternen

Housed in Basel's oldest guesthouse, which was built in 1412, Gasthof zum Goldenen Sternen is nestled in Old Town's St. Alban Valley along the Rhine. Boasting two summer terraces and creative cuisine with a French touch, the restaurant serves such

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Schloss Bottmingen

A romantic 14th-century moated castle, Schloss Bottmingen serves haute cuisine and fish specialties in a restored elegant space and large garden terrace just 10 minutes from Basel. The sophisticated restaurant focuses on French and Mediterranean

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Old Town City Tour

Operated by Basel Tourism, Basel's Old Town City Tour takes visitors past Basel Cathedral and Munsterplatz to City Hall, the Tinguely fountain and along the winding streets and alleyways throughout the historic district. The two-hour tour takes place

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Vintage Tram City Tour

Operated by Basel Tourism, Basel's Vintage Tram City Tour welcomes visitors to discover the city while riding in 1920s trams. The one-hour tour focuses on the city's rich 2,000-year history and little-known facts about Basel. Offered in English,

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Rhine Cruise

From April to October, the company Basler Personenschifffart offers a variety of regular cruises along the Rhine, taking passengers throughout the locks at Birsfelden on the way to Rheinfelden, as well as throughout the harbor and as far as the

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Situated only 10 minutes from Basel in nearby Pratteln, Aquabasilea is a waterworld paradise, home to a leisure pool, vitality pool, sauna facility, spa and fitness area, all under one roof. Spanning nearly 140,000 square feet, Aquabasilea welcomes

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Basel's Reigoldswil-Wasserfallen is one of the most loved excursion destinations in the region. Visitors board panoramic cableway gondolas to reach the top of the mountain, while enjoying spectacular views. Summer visitors can explore the

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