Basel Zoo

Gorillas, rhinoceroses, crocodiles, elephants and another 600 species live at the Basel Zoo. So species-friendly is this zoo that exciting breeding successes are no rarity. The Vivarium offers fascinating insights into the world of reptiles. more

Chillon

Vindonissa

Vindonissa, located in what is today called Windisch, was an important Roman legion's camp. The ruins of the camp are open for viewing. The... more

Vindonissa
Baur Collection - Art Treasure from the Far East

Baur Collection - Art Treasure from...

Alfred Baur discovered his love of art during his travels to the Far East. Over a period of four decades he purchased high quality art objects and... more

Basel Zoo

Gorillas, rhinoceroses, crocodiles, elephants and another 600 species live at the Basel Zoo. So species-friendly is this zoo that exciting breeding successes are no rarity. The Vivarium offers fascinating insights into the world of reptiles.

The Zoological Gardens, known affectionately as “Zolli” by Basel's inhabitants, opened in Basel in 1874 and is home to a large number of indigenous and exotic animals.

Vindonissa

Vindonissa, located in what is today called Windisch, was an important Roman legion's camp. The ruins of the camp are open for viewing. The monastery church of Königsfelden, which is well known for its unique glass windows (that date back to the 14th century), is located in the middle of these ruins.

Vindonissa, located in what is today called Windisch, was an important Roman legion's camp. The ruins of the camp are open for viewing. The monastery church of Königsfelden, which is well known for its unique glass windows (that date back to the 14th century), is located in the middle of these ruins.

Baur Collection - Art Treasure from the Far East

Alfred Baur discovered his love of art during his travels to the Far East. Over a period of four decades he purchased high quality art objects and ritual artifacts made in China and Japan. Today the Baur Collection is one of the most valuable in Switzerland.

Alfred Baur discovered his love of art during his travels to the Far East. Over a period of four decades he purchased high quality art objects and ritual artifacts made in China and Japan. Today the Baur Collection is one of the most valuable in Switzerland.