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Events in Basel

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Baselworld

March 21-26 Each spring, 2000 of the most prestigious companies from the watch, jewelry and precious-stone industries congregate in Basel to showcase their latest developments. This incredible exhibition displays the world’s most renowned brands and attracts up to 100,000 visitors from the specialist retail and wholesale trade, eager to view current trends. Baselworld has become one of Basel’s top shows […]

BASEL CARNIVAL 2016

  FEBRUARY 15, 2016 Easily the largest carnival in Switzerland, the Basel Carnival completely takes over the city from 4am Monday until 4am Thursday, providing a thrilling time for locals and tourists alike. This three-day extravaganza commences with the ‘Morgenstreich’. Taking place the Monday after Ash Wednesday, this procession of 200 illuminated canvas lanterns enthrals spectators as the sun slowly […]

MANOR RUN TO THE BEAT BASEL 2015

  SEPTEMBER 20, 2015 Winner of the prestigious ‘marathon newcomer of the year’ Manor Run to the Beat Basel has firmly established itself as one of the world’s top marathons. This unique mixture of sport and music first came to mainland Europe in 2010, and the organizers had no doubt that Basel was the perfect setting for their concept. Thanks […]

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ROMAN FESTIVAL 2015

  AUGUST 29 – 30, 2015 Basel is universally acknowledged as the culture capital of Switzerland, however it’s beginnings were very humble indeed. Two thousand years ago, a little farther down the Rhine, a small tribe founded the settlement of Augusta Raurica – which was to become modern day Basel. To celebrate Basel’s birthplace, the largest Roman festival in Switzerland takes […]

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BASEL TATTOO 2015

  JULY 18 – 26, 2015 Taking place each year on the banks of the Rhine, the Basel Tattoo is a unique experience and a true highlight for any elite traveler visiting Basel. This military display involves a cast of over 1000 performers, with the best army, civilian and royal marching bands from around the world. These talented musicians gather […]

ART BASEL 2015

  JUNE 18 – 21, 2015 Art Basel is an international contemporary art fair held each June in Basel, and described as the ‘Olympics of the art world.’ Indeed, Art Basel is the world’s premier international art show for modern and contemporary works, featuring nearly 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. More than 2,500 […]

BASEL TATTOO 2013

  JULY 19 – 27, 2013 Taking place each year on the banks of the Rhine, the Basel Tattoo is a unique experience and a true highlight for any elite traveler visiting Basel. This military display involves a cast of over 1000 performers, with the best army, civilian and royal marching bands from around the world. These talented musicians gather […]

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ART BASEL 2013

  JUNE 13 – 16, 2013 Art Basel is an international contemporary art fair held each June in Basel, and described as the ‘Olympics of the art world.’ Indeed, Art Basel is the world’s premier international art show for modern and contemporary works, featuring nearly 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. More than 2,500 […]

Art Basel

BASELWORLD 2013

  APRIL 25 – MAY 2, 2013 Each spring, 2000 of the most prestigious companies from the watch, jewelry and precious-stone industries congregate in Basel to showcase their latest developments. This incredible exhibition displays the world’s most renowned brands and attracts up to 100,000 visitors from the specialist retail and wholesale trade, eager to view current trends. Baselworld has become […]

Basel World

BASEL CARNIVAL 2013

  FEBRUARY 18 – MARCH 21, 2013 Easily the largest carnival in Switzerland, Basel Carnival completely takes over the city from 4am Monday until 4am Thursday, providing a thrilling time for locals and tourists alike. This three-day extravaganza commences with the ‘Morgenstreich’. Taking place the Monday after Ash Wednesday, this procession of 200 illuminated canvas lanterns enthrals spectators as the […]

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