A city break in Basel at any time of year
Basel is always worth a visit with its impressive variety of art, culture and leisure. The city in the Dreiländerdreieck (border triangle) combines European flair with Swiss hospitality. The three languages of Swiss German, German and French can be heard everywhere and contribute to the vibrant and modern character of the city. A city tour of Basel is highly recommended both in summer and in winter. Visitors are guaranteed to find entertainment, culture, comfort and relaxation during their stay in Basel with its numerous sights, monuments, modern architecture, a wide range of museums, good shopping, great bars and restaurants offering culinary delights. Spend a fun and relaxing weekend on a city break in Basel.
Basel Christmas Market
A special highlight of a city break in Basel during the winter is the Basel Christmas Market. This is when the city shines with its own special charm through festively decorated streets and facades that have been lovingly adorned for Christmas. From 24Nov - 23 Dec, the Old Town is transformed with hundreds of fir trees set up in a wondrous world of Christmas. The actual Basel Christmas Market is held in Barfüsserplatz and this year it is even bigger with additional stalls in Münsterplatz. During a stay in Basel, enjoy Christmas shopping without any stress in a calm atmosphere. Many shops which are open on Sundays before Christmas.
Rest and relaxation at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Basel
The Radisson Blu Hotel is within walking distance of the Christmas Market and the Old Town in Basel. Stay in comfortable rooms in Basel and relax in the Restaurant & Bar or the ‘Pool Inn Club’ wellness centre after a Christmas shopping spree.With special offers, packages and last minute offers, city breaks in Basel are easy and comfortable - even for last minute bookings. Escape the hustle and bustle; come enjoy a relaxing holiday in Basel at the Radisson Blu Hotel.
A different kind of music festival is staged in the autumn: The "Avo Session Basel", which attracts pop, rock and R&B artists and audiences with its unique family atmosphere. The Basel Autumn Fair, and of course the legendary Basel Christmas Market will entertain visitors and local residents with their numerous cultural events for young and old alike at the end of the year.