Camper rental Basel: “Wilde Dudelei” and intoxicating sounds!
“Basel Tattoo” is the musical highlight during summer in this city. With all its bagpipe sounds, a lot of brass music and folkloric dance, it draws many visitors and amazing bands and formations from all over the world. Since 2006 the best musicians and bands pay Basel a visit because of this event. Musicians include bands from royal houses, which add a kind of extraordinarily elegant feel to the event.
roadsurfer tip: Another event during summer is the “Imfluss Festival”. The event can be visited without purchasing any tickets. It is all free and you will feel like in the Mediterranean, because this festival brings a certain kind of breeze with it. From a floating stage with sales right in the middle of the river, many indie bands and well-known popstars perform at this festival. It is visited by more than 50,000 visitors every year.
Winter in Basel! Enjoy the first snow in your campervan!
During Christmas time, the city at the Rhine unfolds an even more special charm. Basel enjoys a great reputation when it comes to Christmas across Switzerland. Impressive Christmas lights, exciting exhibitions around the holiday and various famous Christmas markets will let your eyes twinkle and your children will be impressed too. It looks like a picture taken out of any Charles Dickens novels.
Culinary Delights in Basel!
If you ask anyone from Basel about their favorite restaurant you will be overwhelmed by many helpful tips. Cuisine in Basel is very international, but you should try one of the traditional restaurants with many local dishes. In the market hall you can get many of the most delicious options around and have a taste of the cuisine. All specialties and delicacies are available.
Traditionally Swiss is the fondue and you should try one in the “Rhyschaenzli”. Apart from that you should try “Saffron Guild”, “Riehentorhalle” and “Wurzengraben” for delicous Swiss food. These places are also great because of their local charm. If you want to enjoy an aperitivo afterwards, head to the “Invino Wine Bar” or “Consum”. Other options for a drink are “Krafft Terrace” and the “Jazz Campus” especially when there are concerts going on.
Another highlight is “Bar Rouge” at “Messeplatz”. There you can enjoy a warm tea when its cold outside. It is high up and you can enjoy a great view over Basel. If you head down again, stop on the first floor for a good coffee at “Cafe Schiesser” on the market square.
roadsurfer tip: The “Sutter Begg” is one of the most popular bakeries in Basel and has a great offering. “Schoggiweggli” (chocolate buns) are famous and have reached a cult status among insiders.
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