Information on the coronavirus (COVID-19)
Hotels, sights, museums, shops, and leisure facilities welcome you to Basel. The following hygiene and safety measures are in place to keep locals and visitors safe.
People aged 12 years and older will be required to wear masks in the indoor and outdoor areas of shops, shopping centres and museums, in the outdoor areas at zoos, botanical gardens and leisure facilities, in all other indoor places accessible to the public and in public spaces where the social distancing rules cannot be complied with, in busy pedestrian zones, across the entire public transport network and in aircraft, at bus stations and tram stops, as well as in railway stations and airports.
From 29 October 2020, nightclubs will stay closed.
Restaurants and bars will be closed until 22 March 2021.
Hotel restaurants will remain open for hotel guests only. The restaurants in the hotels Pullman Basel Europe, Victoria and Teufelhof are open to all guests staying at a hotel in Basel on presentation of a valid BaselCard. Advance reservation is required.
Outdoor gatherings of family and friends are limited to a maximum of 15 people. Public events are banned.
Current information and conditions of entry into Switzerland can be found here:
When entering Switzerland from certain areas, it is compulsory to report to the cantonal authorities and to go into quarantine. The Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) maintains a continuously updated list of these areas. The persons concerned will be informed in cross-border means of transport and at border crossings. Important: travellers must inquire with their national authorities about the exact travel conditions before starting their trip.
In the departure hall on the French side of the airport terminal, the Covid-19 testing centre at EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg offers rapid antigen tests and RT-PCR tests. Passengers and their accompanying persons can use the testing services from Monday to Saturday, 7.30 am to 12.30 pm.
The Tourist Information in the Stadtcasino is open for you from Monday to Sunday from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm. You can also reach us by telephone from Monday to Friday from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm at +41 61 268 68 68 or by e-mail at [email protected] The Tourist Information at the SBB railway station will remain closed until further notice.
- Current information and rules of conduct of the Federal Office of Public Health FOPH.
- Information on international train traffic of the SBB (Swiss Federal Railways).
Public and private group guided tours will not take place from 12 December 2020 to 22 March 2021. For bookings or cancellations of Basel Tourismus products and services, please contact [email protected].
The Tourist Information in the Stadtcasino is open for you from Monday to Sunday from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm. You can also reach us by telephone from Monday to Friday from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm at +41 61 268 68 68 or by e-mail at [email protected]. The Tourist Information at the SBB railway station will remain closed until further notice.
Basel @ Home
En ce moment, nombreuses sont les personnes qui aimeraient beaucoup voyager, aller au restaurant ou faire des activités avec leurs amis ou leur famille. Un grand nombre d’entreprises bâloises proposent de se changer les idées en cette période difficile : elles vous font visiter leurs locaux, vous donnent des idées de recettes à préparer à la maison et amènent l’art et la musique directement dans votre salon.