Insider tips from Basel: top events, competitions and special offers

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Our upgrade for you: The free BaselCard

Your personal guest card will be handed to you when you check in. The attractive features of the BaselCard include free use of public transport, free surfing on the guest WiFi plus a 50% discount on admission to Basel’s museums, Basel Zoo, Theater Basel and much more.

So what are you waiting for? Discover Switzerland's capital of culture. With its multicultural diversity and passion for life, this bastion of art and architecture is sure to captivate you. The BaselCard will turn your trip into an unforgettable experience.

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Free benefits of the BaselCard

  • Use of public transport
  • WiFi at 17 hotspots

A one-time 50% discount on

  • admission to museums (incl. special exhibitions)
  • entry to Basel Zoo
  • admission to Theater Basel (only applies to tickets purchased at the box office)
  • a 2-hour tour on the sightseeing bus
  • a walking tour of the old town
  • scheduled trips on cruises offered by Basler Personenschifffahrt

Plenty to discover with the new BaselCard

Welcome to Basel! To make your stay as pleasant as possible, the city of Basel has a special “upgrade” for you: Every hotel guest in Basel receives this card when checking in. You can use it to travel free of charge on public transport, to access the free guest WiFi and to benefit from attractive cultural and leisure activities. We wish you an unforgettable stay in Switzerland’s cultural capital.


Attractions with the BaselCard

Use the BaselCard to take advantage of many offers from our partners.


Stories of Basel's Old Town

This traditional tour offers visitors and locals alike a close-up view of Basel. We will guide you through narrow alleyways and secluded squares, past impressive buildings and lively and vivid cityscapes, experiencing what has shaped the city and given it its unique character.


BaselCityTour - The sightseeing bus in Basel

Embark on a different type of voyage of discovery: Several times a day, Panoramabus tours each day offer you the opportunity to discover the most beautiful places and to board or leave the bus where you wish.


Guest Wifi Basel

Basel offers guests staying overnight the possibility of surfing free of charge in the city’s own WiFi network. The «Guest WiFi Basel» is available at various locations close to major sights and squares in the city. Information about accessing the free WiFi is provided at the booked accommodation.


Public Transport in Basel

The city of Basel and the surrounding area has an excellent public transport network that is known for its punctuality, short waiting times and modern vehicles.