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Informationen about Basel
Population of the canton of Basel Approx. 195,000
Language German
Currency Swiss francs, CHF
Exchange rate EUR 1,00 = approx. CHF 1.10
GBP 1.00 = approx. CHF 1.20
USD 1.00 = approx. CHF 0.90
Climate Basel has a central European continental climate and is one of the warmest regions in Switzerland. It enjoys an above-average number of sunny days. The average temperatures of the last 30 years are: spring, 10.3 °C; summer, 18.8 °C; autumn, 10.5 °C; winter, 2.4 °C.
BaselCard Each guest staying in a Basel hotel / airbnb receives a free BaselCard when checking in. It entitles him to free use of public transport in the city of Basel and its environs for the entire duration of his stay. In Addition the guest can take advantage of its numerous attractive offers: Free city tour, 50 % discount on the entry to many of Basel’s museums, free entry to the Basel Zoo and much more. The BaselCard is available at the Hotel & Tourist Information of Basel Tourism and in several hotels. More
Basel City Guide App The handy offline city guide for Android and iOS provides you with the most useful information about Basel. Basel City Guide is available in German, English, French and Spanish. Free download on the App Store by Apple, on Google play.
Museum Pass The Museum Pass grants you entry to about 320 museums in Germany, France and Switzerland. More
Photo gallery Basel Tourism provides photographs free of charge for publication in tourist literature.