Describing Basel in one word is not easy. And describing it as the "cultural capital of Switzerland" or a "university city" would be to reduce its richness in cultural and historical events, leisure and entertainment to a generic term. Whether swimming in the Rhine, an evening at the opera or a boat trip back to Roman times, let us guide you via the website http://www.basel.com to discover all that awaits you in Basel.
From the Sundgau area, the best way to go to Basel is to take the tram from Leymen in France where, without stress or strain, you may park your car and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Basel countryside while gradually entering this beautiful cultural city. Download the timetable , line map and practical information to reach the town centre by tram.
Another solution is to take the bus from the town of St. Louis. Park in the underground car park at Croisée des Lys, take the Rue de Mulhouse stairway, take line 4 and get off the bus at Schifflände/ Markt Platz (Basel city centre). Price: 1.30€ per person over 6 years old.