The city of Basel itself boasts significant art galleries, museums, and a renowned university. With the Rhine River flowing through the city, the surroundings offer picturesque landscapes. The region serves as a major hub for the pharmaceutical industry, hosting global companies and research institutions.
Basel is a cultural hotspot with a lively theater and music scene, magnificent plays, top-class ballets and concerts ranging from classical to pop music. And of course the legendary Basel Carnival, which attracts carnival enthusiasts from all over the world.