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Christmas in Basel

Basel is well known as the Swiss city with the biggest Christmas tradition. This fame rests not only on its Christmas market but also on its wonderful Christmas illuminations, spectacular special exhibitions in its museums and galleries, a "public wishes book", and numerous concerts and events.

Christmas Market

Events

Christmas offers

Special Christmas Tours

Handy hints

Advent is a great time to combine sightseeing, Christmas shopping and a stroll to enjoy the festive illuminations. So that no questions remain unasked, here you’ll find all the information you need about your trip to Basel and the organization of Basel’s Christmas market. 

Christmas City

Getting there

The Christmas association