Binningen Castle

Binningen Castle

Binningen Castle is now a castle that houses a restaurant with an adjoining hotel. The complex was originally designed as a moated castle, but the surrounding pond was filled in in 1772. Binningen Castle is located in a picturesque little park, directly along the...
St. Alban quarter – Little Venice

St. Alban quarter – Little Venice

St. Alban is a unique quarter in the enchanting city of Basel. It is located in the south-east of Grossbasel and is bordered by the districts of Breite (St. Alban-Teich), Bruderholz (Reinacherstrasse), Gundeldingen (Bahnhofareal, Reinacherstrasse), Am Ring...
Rhine swimming through the old town

Rhine swimming through the old town

The Basel Rhine Swimming is a popular leisure activity that involves swimming through the old town of Basel in summer. It is very popular with the local population and has also become a tourist attraction in recent years. Swimming in the Rhine is part of the list of...
Basel-Country

Basel-Country

Basel-Country is located in the north-west of Switzerland, right on the border with Germany and France. This region is known for its breathtaking Jura landscape with its almost untouched nature and is therefore appreciated by hiking and cycling enthusiasts. Just a...
Spalentor

Spalentor

The Spalen Gate, a former city gate of Basel, is one of the most impressive and beautiful city gates in Switzerland. It is part of the outer Basel city wall and corresponds to the former Spalenschwibbogen, which was located on the inner city wall. The Spalen Gate is...
Rhine ferries – relaxed and sustainable

Rhine ferries – relaxed and sustainable

The four Rhine ferries “Wild Maa”, “Leu”, “Vogel Gryff” and “Ueli” connect Kleinbasel with Großbasel. They are roller ferries that are propelled by the current of the Rhine. They are an integral part of the Basel...