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Basel rhine swimming

A swim in the Rhine is a refreshing treat on a hot summer day: strong swimmers can get in between the Wettsteinbrücke and Johanniterbrücke bridges and let the current take them downriver. Do as the locals do, and experience an extra-special leisure activity. The colourful Wickelfisch – a swim bag in the shape of a fish which was invented in Basel – will keep your clothes dry.

Tip: After your swim, why not enjoy a drink at one of the outdoor bars on the sunny riverbank in Kleinbasel?

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Wickelfisch (swim bag)
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