The expansion of the city in the 19th century meant the end of the medieval walls and its seven entrances. However, the most ... More
The expansion of the city in the 19th century meant the end of the medieval walls and its seven entrances. However, the most beautiful of them, the Spalentor, remains. Erected in the 14th century, this gate still possesses a very impressive oak portcullis. Just inside lies a copy of the city's customs decree of 1795, a great piece of history. The gate is adorned with beautiful glass tiles and humorous 15th century figures. The originals can be viewed in the Museum of History.
This historic hotel enjoys a central and very quiet location in the old part of Basel, just two minutes from
the city center and 10 minutes from the trade fair center. The hotel has very comfortable rooms with cable ...
Getting a seat here can sometimes be a bit of a challenge, but people tend to get to know one
another better in such a relaxed, cozy atmosphere. Considered one of Basel's trendier addresses for several decades, the Rio ...
Crossing the river in one of the Rhine ferries is a memorable and relaxing experience. Because the boats don't have
motors, they glide silently through the waters with only the help of the current to spur them on. These ...