BASEL EVENTS

Basel has something for everyone: here you can enjoy outstanding events such as the Basel Carnival, Art Basel or the Basel Tattoo. Discover a few of our highlights here.

BASEL CARNIVAL

The Basler Fasnacht or "The three most beautiful days" as the locals calls it, is part of the city's identity - it is the heart of its cultural creativity and makes three days of a state of exceptional festivity possible. Because of its uniqueness and quality, it is part of the immaterial UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. 

ART BASEL

Art Basel offers art of the 20th and 21st centuries and is undisputedly the most important world fair of the international art market. More than 300 carefully selected exhibitors from the world's most important galleries make the fair the most important museum for the time being. Artists, art collectors and many celebrities from the cultural scene are meeting in Basel during these days. 

BASEL TATTOO

The musical program of bagpipe sounds, brass music and folkloristic dance with top formations from all over the world inspires young and old alike. The Basel Tattoo guarantees a sensational and perfect show of the best formations, which will be thrilled to standing ovations.

FEDERAL CELEBRATION ON THE RHINE

August 1st is the national holiday of Switzerland. The federal celebration on the Rhine traditionally takes place on July 31 with an evening city festival (from 5:00 p.m.) and the big fireworks display (at 11:00 p.m.).

EM BEBBY SY JAZZ

The “Em Bebbi sy Jazz” jazz festival has been taking place in summer for over 30 years and has the idea of enlivening Basel's city center and its most beautiful spots with traditional jazz, while at the same time providing the many jazz bands from the region with a platform to confront a broad range To be able to play in the audience. In the meantime, the festival has become the world's largest one-day jazz event and can be visited free of charge.

SWISSINDOORS

The Swiss Indoors Basel present the tennis world class as part of the ATP Tour 500. In the final sprint to the ATP Tour Finals in Turin, today's Swiss superstars and one of the most important indoor tournaments in the world meet today's superstars and tomorrow's champions.

BALOISE SESSION

The music festival Baloise Session offers visitors the opportunity to experience world stars in an intimate club table atmosphere.
The top-class concert series offers an attractive program every year. The line-up consists of top international acts as well as newcomers.

BASEL AUTUMN FAIR

The Basel Autumn Fair is more than just the usual fun fair. This traditional event looks back on a history of more than 500 years and still enjoys great popularity. Since the fairground is held on seven large places and in one exhibition hall, it seems as if the fair extends over the entire city.

CHRISTMAS IN BASEL

Basel enjoys a reputation as the most traditional Christmas city in Switzerland. In addition to the Christmas market, the beautiful Christmas illuminations, spectacular special exhibitions in the museums, the wish book and numerous concerts and events all contribute to this.

CONTACT

Hotel Spalentor GmbH

Schönbeinstrasse 1

CH-4056 Basel

Phone:

Fax:

+41 (0)61 262 26 29

E-mail:

OUR GDS CODES:

Saber: YX 51550
Amadeus: YX BSLSPA
Galileo / Apollo: YX 70537
Worldspan: YX BSLSP

DIRECTIONS

PRIVATE VEHICLE

Take the motorway exit Basel City and drive in the direction of Bahnhof SBB (railway station) then in the direction of Kantonsspital/Spalentor.


Hotel parking spaces or the Parking City / Kantonsspital are located very close to the hotel.

 

For a fee of CHF 15.00 per night, you are welcome to park in front of our hotel or in the car park near the hotel. Please note, however, that we cannot accept any parking reservations. 

Link: Basel parking guidance system

BUS & TRAM

Directly from the SBB train station and from the Badischer Bahnhof train station / exhibition center to the "Spalentor" station with bus no. 30.


From Euroairport Basel-Mulhouse, first with bus No. 50 to the
SBB station, then take bus no. 30 to the stop "Spalentor".

 

On your arrival and during your stay in Basel, you can travel with the reservation confirmation or the BaselCard issued by us free of charge by bus and tram.

Link: Train

Link: bus, tram
Link: Euro Airport

HARBOUR

From the docks St. Johann, Klybeck or Dreiländereck to the Hotel Spalentor you need about 10 minutes by taxi. We do not offer transportation to/from the dock or the airport, but we work closely with a local taxi company which is very reliable.

Link: Taxi 

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