Comfortable 3-star holiday flats in Bad Bellingen
Basel has to tell countless exciting stories. Enjoy this fascinating cultural city. The idyllic ancient part of town ranks among one of the best in Europe.
In the middle of the heart of Europe Basel is placed on the so-called “knee of the river Rhine” and is the entrance gate to the Upper Rhine area, the Burgundian gate, Switzerland and to South Germany. Basel has to offer a lot of unique places of interest.
You reach Basel from Bad Bellingen in only 25 minutes!
The best way to discover Basel is by foot, specially the old part of town . So what about a walk through the picturesque old part of town?
For example from the Tinguely well over the Muenster, into the city hall yard, through the bent lanes of the historical old part of town up to the Schifflände on the Rhine.
Discover the city hall which was built between 16th and 19th century, the Spalentor, which was built at the end of the 14th century (one of the most beautiful city gates of Switzerland) and the cathedral, which was built between 11th and 15th century; the cathedral coins the townscape with its red sandstone, the multicoloured bricks and the two slim towers. The Saint Alban valley, also mentioned as the Venice of Basel, is a special part of Basel! Let yourselves enchant from a quarter full of romance, watercourses and lanes!
You should also cross the Rhine with its traditional Rhine ferry. Admire numerous community centres from the Middle Ages, the Renaissance and the baroque.
Or go on a discovery journey on the traces of the Romans in the nearby
Dip into the Roman everyday life of Julius Caesar. You can discover impressing ruins, numerous excavations, temples, trading firms and many interesting findings in the adjacent museum. What the Romans left here behind at traces, is to be discovered in the largest archaeological open air-museum of the northwest of Switzerland!
Culture in Basel
Basel is well-known for its various museum landscape. There are more than 40 museums waiting for you! Here only a small selection.
Visit the art museum, the oldest publicly-accessible art collection of the world. Still more art? No problem. The Fondation Beyeler has not only a unique art collection to offer, it also surprises again and again with special exhibitions of world significance. Further museums worth mentioning are the Antiquity museum, the museum of the cultures or a special Basel tip, the Tinguely museum in order to enumerate only some.
In the musical theatre Basel – one of the most modern stages of Europe – regularly larger events take place.
The zoo of Basel undoubtedly belongs to the best zoos of Switzerland and enjoys beyond that world-wide reputation.
Don’t miss the experience of the Morgenstraich in Basel! The Alemannisch carnival and also the Morgenstraich are a symbolic custom with a long cultural tradition.
In contrast to the Alemannisch carnival the pipers and drummers become the focus of attention at the Morgenstraich.
If about point four in the morning in Basel the light goes out and the Tambourmajoren in the choir the „Morgenstraich vorwärts-marsch” proclaim and walk with hundreds of lanterns through the romantic lanes of Basel, you will also be inspired.
Bad Bellingen is an outstanding location, to see the Alemannische carnival and the carnival of Basel.
Enjoy the carnival in Basel being typical of specialities as for example “Scherben” a sweet pastry made with lard or the spicy flour soup refined with Swiss cheese. You can comfortably come to the Morgenstraich with a special train or take a special bus tour.
Christmas Market in Basel
The longest Christmas Street of Europe begins at the Aeschenplatz and leads first down the impressive Freie Straße – Basel’s most popular shopping street. Also the romantic Christmas Market at the Barfüsserplatz is around the corner. By the “kurzen Eisengasse” the Christmas Street goes across the idyllic middlebridge up to the fair place, where an extraordinary Christmas tree forms its prominent end.
You work in Basel or want to visit a fair in Basel? No problem, you reach the city centre of Basel and the fair ground Basel with the car or by railway in about 25 minutes. What about combining business and recovery? Beyond that you save still a lot of money, because you do not pay the city price or an expensive hotel and you are amazingly fast in the centre of Basel! It’s no question whether by railway or by car.
Many business travelers, who work into and around Basel, stay in Bad Bellingen because of its ideal location. All guests in the apartmenthouse im Grün have a free Internet Access (W-LAN)!
Fairs 2014/2015 in Basel
|Swissbau||21.01.2014 – 25.01.2014||fair center Basel|
|Basler holiday fair||14.02.2014 – 16.02.2014||fair center Basel|
|muba||14.02.2014 – 23.02.2014||fair center Basel|
|eco.ch||20.02.2014 – 23.02.2014||fair center Basel|
|Baselworld||27.03.2014 – 03.04.2014||fair center Basel|
|Blickfang Basel||09.05.2014 – 11.05.2014||fair center Basel|
|Art Basel||09.05.2014 – 11.05.2014||fair center Basel|
|Basler wine fair||25.10.2014 – 02.11.2014||fair center Basel|
|Didacta Schwitzerland||29.10.2014 – 31.10.2014||fair center Basel|
|Basler Feinmesse||30.10.2014 – 02.11.2014||fair center Basel|
|Swisstech||18.11.2014 – 21.11.2014||fair center Basel|
For further queries concerning the apartment / the holiday lfat / the vacation home I am gladly available to you.
For further inquiries concerning the apartment / the holiday flat / the vacation home I am gladly available to you.
Haus im Grün, Im Grün 5, 79415 Bad Bellingen
Telephone: 0049(0)7635/82 25 79
cell phone: 01520/19 53 191
I look forward to welcoming you here in Bad Bellingen!