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Popular amenities for Basel vacation rentals

Stay near Basel's top sights

Zoo Basel127 locals recommend
Messe Basel41 locals recommend
St. Jakobshalle9 locals recommend
St. Jakob Stadium52 locals recommend
Bahnhof Sbb Basel7 locals recommend
Basel Minster130 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Basel

  • Total rentals

    2.7K properties

  • Total number of reviews

    43K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    690 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    470 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    10 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    980 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Basel?

    In Basel, summer temperatures can reach 27°C (81°F), while winter temperatures can drop to around -1°C (30°F). The city has a moderate climate, and even in winter, you can enjoy outdoor activities like ice-skating. Rainfall is distributed fairly evenly throughout the year.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Basel?

    In Basel, you can immerve yourself in history by visiting the Basel Minster or the Basel Rathaus. Enjoy a leisurely walk along the Rhine River, or explore the Tinguely Fountain. For art enthusiasts, a visit to the Kunstmuseum and Fondation Beyeler is often suggested.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Basel?

    Many visitors choose to explore Basel from June through August due to its pleasant weather, with temperatures around 75°F (24°C). Local events during this period include the Basel Tattoo, a music festival known worldwide. Alternatively, the festive season in December lures travelers with its charming Christmas Market.

  • What are the best places to stay in Basel?

    Look into staying in the Old Town (Altstadt), renowned for its historical charm, or Kleinbasel, a vibrant neighborhood with a great selection of eateries and shops. For a quieter stay, consider Bruderholz, a peaceful residential area boasting excellent views of the city.

  • What are the best places to visit in Basel?

    Popular places to visit in Basel include the Paper Mill Museum, the Basel Toy Museum, and the Museum Tinguely. For nature lovers, the Merian Gardens and the Lange Erlen are frequently recommended spots. The Spalentor, one of the best-preserved city gates, is also a notable point of interest.

  • What are some hiking trails in Basel?

    Explore Basel's natural beauty on trails like Leimensteig, a serene route that takes you through the forested outskirts of the city, or the Gempen Plateau trail that reveals stunning panoramic views. For a more challenging hike, venture to the Hohe Flum lookout point, presenting breathtaking views of the Swiss Jura Mountains.

  • What are some family activities to do in Basel?

    Family-friendly activities in Basel include exploring the Basel Zoo, a popular spot with a wide array of animals and plants. For a hands-on learning experience, take your family to the Swiss Museum of Paper, Writing and Printing or the Natural History Museum. Don't overlook a leisurely stroll in the Botanical Gardens, known for its diverse plant collection.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Basel?

    From Basel, consider a day trip to Lucerne, famous for its preserved medieval architecture. Another option is a visit to the Schaffhausen region, home to the Rhine Falls, Europe's largest waterfall. Alternatively, you can head to the charming town of Colmar in France, located just under 60 miles (96 km) from Basel.

  • Are there vacation rentals with a dedicated workspace in Basel?

    Yes! Work meets play with ease at over 890 vacation rentals in Basel featuring dedicated workspaces. Stay connected and productive in your home away from home.

  • Are there pet-friendly vacation rentals in Basel?

    Four-legged friends are welcome in Basel. Choose from more than 440 vacation rentals for guests traveling with pets.

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