Destination guide

Head to the arty city of Basel

Come and experience Basel and its museums, art galleries and history. This city's shopping, restaurants and local tours draw many visitors. Messeturm Basel and Basel Town Hall are just a couple of the must-see attractions. A holiday rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Basel

Do you want to discover things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Basel a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Basel Zoo (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Laguna Badeland (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Petite Camargue Alsacienne Nature Reserve (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Aquabasilea (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Rheinfelden Golf Course (8.8 mi / 14.2 km)
  • Sole Uno (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Basel

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Basel is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sankt Johanns-Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Rosentalanlage (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Merian Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Eaux Vives Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Green Meadow Park (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Eptingen Lookout Point (16 mi / 25.8 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Basel

Fly into Basel (BSL-EuroAirport), the closest airport, located 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport), which is 3.9 mi (6.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Basel SBB Station, Basel St. Johann Station and Basel Bad Station are the main stations in the city. Consider catching the metro at Marktplatz Tram Stop or University Tram Stop to more easily navigate the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Basel?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 81 holiday rentals around Basel. From 73 Condos/Apartments to 4 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Basel is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Basel?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Basel:

  • Basel City Centre: 69 holiday homes
  • Gundeldingen: 29 holiday homes
  • Altstadt Grossbasel: 38 holiday homes
  • Matthäus: 60 holiday homes
  • Sankt Alban: 29 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Basel?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Basel. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Jean Tinguely Museum: 89 holiday rentals
  • Caricature and Cartoon Museum: 91 holiday rentals
  • Basel Bad Station: 92 holiday rentals
  • Basel (ZDH-Basel SBB Train Station): 93 holiday rentals
  • Basel (ZBA-Basel Bad Train Station): 91 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Basel listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Basel?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 73 Condos/Apartments in Basel. Our other popular types of Basel holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 4 holiday houses
  • Studios: 74 holiday houses
  • Bed & breakfasts: 3 holiday houses

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Basel?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 77 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Basel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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