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14 tips for your Valentine’s Day in Basel

Flowers, chocolate or romantic adventures: we have everything you need for a perfect Valentine’s Day in Basel.

#1 | Romantic Hotels in Basel

They always exist, actually. Good reasons to be in love. Reasons to take time for each other. What could warm your heart during a weekend in Basel? For example, just get a good night's sleep and enjoy an extensive organic brunch for two. Or at a gourmet picnic, take in the "Grandeur" of one of Europe's oldest city hotels. 
It's up to you to make Valentine's Day a romantic reality for good reasons. Take a look at our hotel offers.

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#2 | Fleurs des Rois

A bunch of flowers is a classic Valentine’s Day gift. Surprise your sweetheart with a particularly sophisticated bouquet from the Fleurs des Rois floral boutique. 

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#3 | Delicious chocolate

What would Valentine’s Day be without chocolate? Give your favourite person one of the superb creations from Confiserie Beschle. Whether dark, white or milk chocolate – the sweet temptation will melt in your sweetheart’s mouth.

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#4 | A hearty brunch

Breakfast is considered to be the most important meal of the day. And what could be better than enjoying it with your loved one. Basel has a range of possibilities for a Valentine’s Day brunch. 

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#5 | Skating for couples

Rediscover your inner child and plan a date on one of Basel’s artificial ice rinks. Nothing is more romantic than taking a few turns on the ice hand in hand. 

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#6 | Recharge your batteries

Pamper yourself with a spa day for two! The Spa Oasis in Basel’s St. Johann district offers you the ideal opportunity to escape everyday life and enjoy a day for two. 

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#7 | Cupcake Affair

Take a stroll together through Basel’s old town and surprise your sweetheart with something sweet. “Cupcake Affair” has the widest range of colourful, delicious cupcakes anywhere in Basel. Treat yourself!

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#8 | Hot chocolate at Xocolatl

Enjoy a heart-warmingly delicious hot chocolate at Xocolatl. The specialist chocolate store in Basel’s Old Town features the sweet beverage in all possible variations. Enjoy one of 45 different drinking chocolates in the café. 

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#9 | Valentine’s Day dinner on the Rhine

Show off your romantic side and take your sweetheart on a special kind of river trip. With a candlelit dinner on the Rhine you’re sure to win his or her heart! 

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#10 | Sauna am Rhy

Relax together in the sauna directly on the Rhine. The lounge yurt offers light refreshments, and the relaxation yurt provides pure romance with a crackling fire. Our tip: Try one of the soothing massages offered by Sauna am Rhy.

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#11 | A romantic aperitif

Toast your love! With over 100 wines, Consum – in the heart of the old quarter of Kleinbasel – has just the right atmosphere. The bar offers a temptingly wide range of salami and cheese specialities.

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#12 | Dinner by candlelight

A classic candlelight dinner works always! Stir a fondue together, drink a toast to love on the "Rhystärn" ship or dine like a castle lady or castle lord - which offer suits your taste?

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#13 | Look at the Stars (Sternwarte Basel)

Show yourself from your most romantic side and get your treasure the stars from the sky. Observe the night sky together through a kaleidoscope of the Basel Observatory.

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#14 | Valentine’s Day adventure

"How did you two get to know each other?" - "Well, in prison!" You might soon be able to give this great answer to your friends. The Breakout Basel offers a Valentins-Special for singles only this year. You will be sent to Bâlecatraz prison with up to five other singles. You have one hour to break out together. You can get to know each other better at the cosy aperitif afterwards. When it crackles, you'll have the chance to go on a romantic Valentine's Scavenger Hunt as a couple. Who knows where the path will take you...

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