In the city of Basel there are over 40 hotels in all
price ranges. Within less than a hour's driving distance you find
approximately 200 other hotels. It is recommended to make room reservations
as soon as possible because hotels are sometimes overbooked, especially
during large trade fairs. Sometimes it is necessary to find accomodation
in Rheinfelden, Lörrach, Mulhouse or even Olten, Freiburg im
Breisgau or Colmar.
and find hotels and restaurants in the Basel area!
A growing number of restaurants in Basel is offering Vegi dishes,
but it is hard to find strictly vegetarian places. The local people
are very much into Italian food. No wonder you find countless pasta
and pizza places in town! Basel does not only have a very high density
of museums but also of highest-level fine dining places. There are
24 restaurants with Michelin-stars within 70km! Basle with neighbouring
Alsace and Baden is one of the world's top destinations for gourmets
and wine lovers.
Basel is a city full of history and traditional hospitality is
widespread. There are plenty of old inns and guild houses, beer
halls and wine pubs. Discover them! Sushi, Bejing Duck, Kebab, Falafel,
Tandoori, Fajitas? In Basel you find all kind of exotic cuisines.
Whether anatolian, portuguese, cantonese, thai, mexican, indian,
greek, american or Kosher: There are over 60 restaurants with specialities
from all over the world.
In the Basel area you find more than 1000 restaurants. In our guide
you find a complete, always updated and friendly-to-use list of
dining places. Like in most cities, many restaurants are closed
on sundays. Check first! Reservations are recommended in some places,
especially during large trade fairs. The major credit cards are
widely accepted, particularly Visa and Mastercard.
Before or after shopping or just for a break in-between: In Basel
you find plenty of tea-rooms and cafés, many of them with
own pastry production and a long family tradition. The sweet seduction
Basel by night? Something for every taste: Elegant piano-bars,
trendy In-locations, cosy pubs, loud music-bars and lively student-clubs.
Although most people prefer beer, wine and long drinks, you will
be surprised of the number of cocktail bars. Basel has a rather
liberal law with long opening hours for most places. If you like
night-life, you will love Basel. Some music bars, dance clubs and
even some food places are open until dawn. Cabarets, striptease
joints and red light bars also have a long tradition, because the
international clientele of the trade fairs generates quite a demand.