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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 1.50
USD 1.00 = approx. CHF 0.95
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.
Mobility Ticket for free public transport Each guest staying in a Basel hotel receives a free Mobility Ticket 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. The reservation confirmation is valid for the use of public transport from EuroAirport or from the Basel rail stations to the hotel on the day of arrival.
BaselCard Buy a BaselCard and 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, free ferry trip and much more. The BaselCard is available at the Hotel & Tourist Information of Basel Tourism and in several hotels. More
City Guide Basel App The handy offline city guide for Android and iOS provides you with the most useful information about Basel. The City Guide Basel is available in German, English, French and Spanish. Free download on the App Store by Apple, on Google play.
Basel Art Pass Basel Tourism and the Art & Design Museums of Basel are offering you a special Art & Design package that includes overnight accommodation plus admission to special exhibitions and collections at the four museums during a 48-hour period. More
Photo gallery Basel Tourism provides photographs free of charge for publication in tourist literature.
Event listing: «Photo gallery for publication in tourist lierature»
Password: pics4Basel"
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