In 2019, the Canton of Basel-City and the Swiss Federal Railways SBB established an innovation hub on the Wolf site close to the Swiss SBB railway station: the Smart City Lab Basel.
How about a helping of Basel culture before your Sunday brunch? Take a walk with us from the picturesque cathedral square through the historical alleys of the old town to the St. Alban district, which is steeped in legend.
Basel, around 1850. Traugott and Irma von der Mühll would never have imagined that two escapees from the Lohnhof prison would drop in on the day of their memorial celebration for Uncle Friedrich. Be bold and embark on a different kind of walk - with the jailbird and his accomplice - through a part of Basel that has quite a lot to tell.
The Basel BeerTour takes you on an excursion into the local craft beer scene. Craft beer is becoming even more popular in many countries, with small breweries sprouting up all over. However, this popular beverage was being enjoyed in Basel long before it began to be referred to as such: at the Fischerstube, where craft beer has been served since 1974.
After a four-year renovation period by architects Herzog & de Meuron, one of the world’s best concert halls is now restored to its full splendour: welcome to the Stadtcasino Basel, the pinnacle of musical culture in the three-countries region.
Vogel Gryff is the most important public holiday in Kleinbasel. The customs are still practised today. Once a year, the "Wild Maa" (wild man) travels down the Rhine on his raft and is received by the "Leu" (lion) and "Vogel Gryff" (griffin).