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Destination guide

Head to the arty city of Basel

Come and experience Basel and its museums, art galleries and history. This city's shopping, restaurants and local tours draw many visitors. Messeturm Basel and Basel Town Hall are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Basel

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Basel a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Basel Zoo (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Laguna Badeland (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Petite Camargue Alsacienne Nature Reserve (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Aquabasilea (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Rheinfelden Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Sole Uno (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Basel

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Basel is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sankt Johanns-Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Rosentalanlage (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Merian Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Eaux Vives Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Green Meadow Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Eptingen Lookout Point (16 mi / 25.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Basel

Fly into Basel (BSL-EuroAirport), the closest airport, located 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport), which is 3.9 mi (6.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Basel SBB Station, Basel St. Johann Station and Basel Bad Station are the main stations in the city. Consider catching the metro at Marktplatz Tram Stop or University Tram Stop to more easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Basel?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 77 holiday lettings around Basel. From 71 flats & apartments to 3 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Basel?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Basel. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Jean Tinguely Museum: 86 holiday lettings
  • Basler Muenster: 87 holiday lettings
  • Basel Zoo: 87 holiday lettings
  • Caricature and Cartoon Museum: 87 holiday lettings
  • BIS Tower: 87 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Basel listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Basel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway.co.uk offers 71 Flats in Basel. Our other popular types of Basel holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Bed & breakfasts: 3 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 71 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Basel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 73 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Basel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.