Stay a while. It’s worth it.

Where to start? And how ever to finish? Basel’s wealth of culture and contrasts makes it a difficult choice. Embark on a voyage of discovery.


Discover more with the free BaselCard! When you stay overnight in Basel, you will benefit from discounts on numerous cultural and recreational activities and other exclusive advantages.

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From art to zoo

Beholding contemporary artwork at Art Basel or observing exotic animals up close? If you don’t want to miss a thing, simply choose both.



Age 21, the remarkable artist Jean-Michel Basquiat created some of his most famous works in Modena. 40 years later, his “Modena Paintings” can be viewed together for the first time, at the Fondation Beyeler.