Last minute flight to Basel with the Thy Turkish Airlines from $773

Last minute flight to Basel with the Thy Turkish Airlines from $773

Would you like to spend a two-week vacation in Switzerland at the beginning of March? Book now the last minute flight to Basel with the Thy Turkish Airlines from $773 and save money. The departure date is March 4 and the return date is March 18, 2014. The flight has one stop at Istanbul. Maybe you would like to check for yourself the Basel flight deals of other airlines as well. Search in the box below between the offers of your partners and compare them with each other to find the best p... [ read more ]

Easy exploring in Basel, Switzerland – public transport, BaselCard and advantages for the disabled

Easy exploring in Basel, Switzerland – public transport, BaselCard and advantages for the disabled

One might try to describe shortly the charm and atmosphere which the city of Basel emits but that person would utterly fail soon. Some call it a cultural city of Switzerland while others mention it as a university town but these references are merely attempts to depict the richness of this beautiful city in history, culture, relaxation and entertainment. When you visit Basel there will be numberless museums you can explore, performances at the theatre which you can attend or if you like to k... [ read more ]

Visiting and discovering Basel, Switzerland

Visiting and discovering Basel, Switzerland

One might try to describe shortly the charm and atmosphere which the city of Basel emits but that person would soon utterly fail. Some call it a cultural city of Switzerland while others mention it as a university town but these references are merely attempts to depict the richness of this beautiful city in history, culture, relaxation and entertainment. When you visit Basel there will be numberless museums you can explore, performances at the theatre which you can attend or if you like to k... [ read more ]

A guide to Basel's nightlife

A guide to Basel’s nightlife

The beautiful medieval town of Basel doesn't rank quite as high on the list of Switzerland's tourist attractions as it deserves, but few people who ever visited this underrated destination have ever regretted it. Not quite as glamorous or as expensive as Zurich and Geneva, Basel has a down to earth charm and plenty of culture and history to show off. Basel probably has more museums than any other city in Switzerland, and it hosts a world famous carnival that can easily rival the carnival of ... [ read more ]

The most interesting museums in Basel

The most interesting museums in Basel

The beautiful medieval city on Basel is one of the most interesting, and at the same time most underrated travel destinations in Switzerland. Although it is not as busy or as glamorous as Zurich, Basel has countless amazing tourist attractions up its sleeve. The medieval town with its beautifully preserved buildings ranks among the best of its kind in Europe, it has some great trade fairs and carnivals, and a treasure trove of fascinating museums with some of the most compelling art collecti... [ read more ]

Must see buildings in Basel

Must see buildings in Basel

Being tucked on the northern part of the country, Basel has been known as the gateway for many travelers from France and Germany. However the city is overlooked by the most of the tourists and that is why it is not mentioned among the most visited cities in Switzerland like: Bern, Zurich and Lucerne.  The city of the Rhine has a wealth of cultural and historical heritages ,that are worth to experience it. Basel offers a beautiful sight, involving the tourists into the Old town heritage and th... [ read more ]

Cultural Capital of Switzerland: Basel

Cultural Capital of Switzerland: Basel

Not just cultural, Basel has a historical side, a leisure side and it gives you lots of enjoyment experiences. Especially if you want to see secular buildings, archaeological sites, churches and monasteries, Basel is the right place for you. There are many archives and collections, museums for heritage lovers as well as history buffs. Basel has a beautiful castle in Switzerland. Carnival of Basel: Fasnacht An annual event, Fasnacht is the biggest carnival in Switzerland held between Februa... [ read more ]

Swiss Cuisines with German Influenced

Swiss Cuisines with German Influenced

The Basler flour soup or Basler Mehlsuppe from the northern parts is a humble dish. It has very simple ingredients, roasted flour that gives it a nutty flavor. The distinct brownish color is a result from the roasting, sliced onions, red wine, beef stock, butter and the most important ingredient, the Gruyere cheese, differentiates it. It is best served with chives, and sprinkled with parsley. There are times when the Appenzeller cheese, Emmentaler or even Swiss cheese is use to create a simil... [ read more ]