Best things to do in Basel
Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.
“The Museum Tinguely is an art museum in Basel, Switzerland that contains a permanent exhibition of the works of Swiss painter and sculptor Jean Tinguely. ”
“From prestigious luxury brands in fashion and jewelry to libraries, coffee shops and restaurants -along the Freie Strasse you'll be able to find whatever your shopping-heart desires!”
“The Kunstmuseum Basel houses the largest and most significant public art collection in Switzerland, and is listed as a heritage site of national significance. Key works from the 19th century include the Impressionists represented by Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Paul Cézanne as well as the paintings by Vincent van Gogh and Switzerland’s Arnold Böcklin and Ferdinand Hodler. In the 20th century, the focus is on works of Cubism with Picasso, Braque and Juan Gris. Expressionism is represented by such figures as Edvard Munch, Franz Marc, Oskar Kokoschka and Emil Nolde. The collection also includes works from Constructivism, Dadaism and Surrealism and American art since 1950. ”
“A unique and interesting museum, even if you're not very into art. Jean Tinguely makes installations, which you can see all over Basel (one is right in front of the Basel Theatre).”
“fcb.ch / St. Jakob Park is a Swiss sports stadium in Basel. It is the largest football venue in Switzerland and home to FC Basel. "Joggeli" it is called by the locals. Tipp: Visit a soccer game of the best soccer team in Switzerland, FC Basel. The fans give it a great atmosphere through their chants.”
“This is a bar with high-quality cocktails (even bartenders go there for a drink on their nights off). Also, the ambience is very nice - the entire place is like a hangar with an industrial vibe, the ceilings are super high and there is plenty of couches.”