Explore Basel & Area
City tours in Basel
On Basel Tourism’s city tours, you will learn facts and anecdotes, funny and serious, about the past and the present. Discover Basel the way you like it: on foot, by bike or bus, with a guide, with actors or free of charge on a self-guided tour.
More information can be found on: https://www.basel.com/en/city-tours
Works and work groups belonging to all phases of Jean Tinguely’s career are to be found in the museum's collection. Along with selected temporary loans, they afford the visitor an extensive view of the artist’s career. Apart from sculptures, the collection furthermore comprises a large number of drawings and letter-drawings, documents, exhibition posters, catalogues and documentation such as photographs. In the measure of the possible all the exhibits are accessible to the public and regularly shown, be it in the permanent collection or as loans to exhibitions worldwide.
More information can be found on: https://www.tinguely.ch/en.html
A PLACE FOR ALL THE SENSES – ALIVE AND OPEN
The founder couple Ernst and Hildy Beyeler had a clear vision: the Fondation Beyeler should be an open, active museum that inspires an appreciation for art in a wide audience. A museum that promotes both cultural education and interpersonal encounters. Today, the Fondation Beyeler is the most popular art museum in Switzerland and is considered one of the finest worldwide.
More information can be found on: https://www.fondationbeyeler.ch/en/home
There are no limits when it comes to leisure and sporting activities in the Wasserfallen region. There are green hills and idyllic woods as far as the eye can see. From a tranquil hike across the blooming meadows to a speedy descent by scooter, the region offers you everything your heart desires. Our exotic llama “travel guides” could even accompany you on your next trekking tour.
If you’re not in the mood for hiking, then why not enjoy a gentle tour through the typical small towns in the Basel region. Every village has its own particular charm.
Are you drawn towards the sky? Then why not take a trip in a hot air balloon high above the hilly Wasserfallen region. An unforgettable experience where you can discover the treasures of our region from a whole new perspective.
More information can be found on: https://www.region-wasserfallen.ch/en/
A wonderful hiking area stretches between Eptingen, Waldenburg and Langenbruck: Romantic paths over rocky cretes invite you to climb the Belchenfluh at 1,098.9 m with a unique panoramic view.
The scenic viewpoint is located on the highest point of the Swiss Belchen on the border between Baselland and Solothurn and is best reached on foot.
More information (in German) can be found on: https://www.baselland-tourismus.ch/poi/belchenfluh
Lookout Tower Liestal
The Eiffel Tower in Liestal!
Inaugurated in 1891 and initially made of wood, the Liestal lookout tower on the Schleifenberg was unfortunately the victim of a lightning strike. In 1900, the tower was rebuilt from steel and last renovated in 2007.
Enjoy the view across Switzerland, Germany and France on a single excursion!
More information (in German) can be found on: https://aussichtsturm-liestal.ch/