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  • Find Yourself in Swissôtel Basel

    Please enjoy these attractions near Swissôtel Basel. The sights are within a brisk walk of your hotel. They will add joy and discovery to your visit.

    • Feb 2017
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  • Swissotel Le Plaza Basel

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    Hotel

    Start your Vitality Walk at the front door of your home in beautiful Basel. You're perfectly located just a few minutes from the Rhine and downtown.

  • Segway Tour

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    Other

    Sightseeing with a difference – start your Segway city tour straight from the Swissôtel Basel. A tour of Basel's Old Town passes many spectacular buildings.

  • Cenci velos-motos

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    Bike Shop

    Hire a bike from Cenci Velo next to Swissôtel and bike or train to Blauenkamm, then ride into the scenic Jura Mountains, aiming for the town of Laufen.

  • Rhein

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    River

    Hike the Rhine Trail from Basel to Kaiseraugst following a former fishing track along the embankment. Information boards along the way reveal history. 11 min.

  • Sporty Basel

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    Scenic Lookout

    On a guided jogging or walking tour with Basel Tourism, discover pretty streets, secluded piazzas, and all of the most important sights of the city.

  • Basler Münster

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    Church

    From this red sandstone landmark on a hill, enjoy views across the Rhine; also sculpture gardens and extensive artwork. Originally built in 1200s. 16 min.

  • Marktplatz

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    Plaza

    Be sure to see the frescoed courtyard of the Town Hall and Theaterplatz, only two of the many fascinating buildings in Basel's Old Town (Grossbasel). 15 min.

  • Spalentor

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    Historic Site

    This 700-year-old building, adorned with gargoyles and prophets, is the most striking of the three surviving medieval gates to the city. 22 min.

  • Botanischer Garten der Universität Basel

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    Botanical Garden

    Switzerland's oldest botanical garden dates back to 1589, in the University of Basel. Public gardens display the world's plant diversity. 22 min.

  • Pürovel Spa and Sport Facilities

    Revitalise yourself at the spa and sport centre filled with with state-of-the art equipment where guests can train on the treadmill, dynamometer, cross trainer, and a wide-ranging fitness apparatus and free weights. After your workout, visit the sauna or steam bath or enjoy one of the many spa treatments.

  • Make Your Own Vitality Guide

    Your hosts at Swissôtel have compiled this collection of local attractions. We'd love to get your feedback. Did you visit these places? Any recommendations? Do you prefer others? Please consider creating your own guide. We'd be delighted to share it in the Swissôtel Vitality Guide Collections. VitalityGuides@gmail.com

  • Finding directions

    For directions, click on the folded map icon in the lower left of each destination. Type or copy "Swissotel Basel" for the starting point, then click the "walking man" icon for options. Please ask hotel concierge for recommendations. Minutes listed in posts are approximate walking time direct from Swissôtel.

Swissôtel Vitality Guides

Swissôtel Vitality Guides