Crossing the Rhine on one of the four ferries is an absolute must. Summon the ferryman with the bell at the landing stage, board the ferry and unwind, just like the people of Basel have done for over 150 years.
It can rightly be claimed that the Kunstmusem Basel is a famous attraction, as it is often listed among the best museums in the world. So when in Basel you should definitely see for yourself why this is so.
There is probably no restaurant in Basel that is more typical of the city. For an informal get-together the locals meet for a in the "brown part" or in the spacious garden under the chestnut trees, or eat in the more elegant white part if they have something to celebrate.
The guild restaurants are a very special highlight in Basel's culinary scene. Centuries-old history meets culinary enjoyment. Enjoy a traditional dinner at one of the restaurants in the centre of town – an unforgettable Basel experience.
Only someone who has spent a balmy summer evening on the banks of the Rhine understands Basel's soul. The Buvette Rhyschänzli (riverside café) is the ideal place to observe the action in and at the river over a drink. Follow it up with a visit to the Kaserne for a concert or theatre performance.