One of Switzerland's underrated tourist destinations, Basel has a beautiful medieval old town centre, a fascinating carnival, and several world class art museums built by architects like Renzo Piano, Mario Botta and Herzog & De Meuron.

Basel Photos

Basel Hotels

Find your ideal hotel in Basel
Travel Dates


Maps of Basel

Other Names for Basel

Arabic:  بازل Armenian:  Բազել Arpitan:  Bâla Asturian:  Basilea Basque:  Basilea Belarusian:  Горад Базель Bengali:  বাজেল Bulgarian:  Базел Catalan:  Basilea Chinese:  巴塞尔 Chuvash:  Базель Czech:  Basilej Dutch:  Bazel Esperanto:  Bazelo French:  Bâle Galician:  Basilea Georgian:  ბაზელი Greek:  Βασιλεία Hebrew:  בזל Hungarian:  Bázel Italian:  Basilea Japanese:  バーゼル Korean:  바젤 Latin:  Basilia Latvian:  Bāzele
Lithuanian:  Bazelis Lombard:  Basilea Macedonian:  Базел Marathi:  बासेल Northern Frisian:  Bāsel Occitan:  Basilèa Ossetian:  Базель Persian:  بازل Polish:  Bazylea Portuguese:  Basileia Romansh:  Basilea Russian:  Базель Serbian:  Базел Sicilian:  Basilea Slovak:  Bazilej Spanish:  Basilea Tamil:  பேசெல் Thai:  บาเซิล Tibetan:  པ་སེལ། Ukrainian:  Базель Urdu:  بازیل Venetian:  Baxiłea Wu Chinese:  白才尔 Yiddish:  באזעל

In the Area

Your World is Without Borders

Popular Destinations in Switzerland

Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, excluding photos, directions and the map.
About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Based on the page Basel. See this page's contributions. Photos provided by Flickr under the copyright of their owners. Mapcarta uses the Flickr API but is not endorsed or certified by Flickr. Please contact us if you'd prefer to remove your Flickr photos from Mapcarta.