Tourist Information

Before and during your visit to Basel, Basel Tourism is your contact for up-to-date information and personal assistance. We will share with you ideas on how to make your stay even better.
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Good to know.

  • The Wickelfisch swim bag is a Basel invention and a very popular souvenir. 

    “Basler Läckerli” biscuits are also a fine souvenir. Give your loved ones at home a treat with this Basel speciality.

  • We accept Swiss francs, euros (notes and coins), PostFinance Card, Maestro, Visa, Mastercard, AmericanExpress, Twint and Basel Tourism vouchers.

  • The popular StadtKonzeptBasel vouchers for either CHF 20 or CHF 50 are available from the Tourist Information (cash only) and can be redeemed at many shops, cultural institutions and restaurants in the Basel city centre. For details of all the places that accept the vouchers, please visit