Museum of Ethnology Basel (Museum der Kulturen)

Basel is the home of Switzerland's largest ethnological and folk art collections. The museum is particularly rich in exhibits from the South Seas and from Indonesia.

The Museum der Kulturen aims to promote cultural life and awareness in the Basel area and beyond by hosting attractive, exciting exhibitions and varied events. The museum offers a unique opportunity to explore cultural dimensions and to learn and enjoy.

Lavaux vineyards

Discover Lavaux, the unique wine region that stretches along the lake between Montreux and Lausanne. Taste locally produced wines in an authentic wine cellar and learns more about local wine growing culture and grape varieties.

Explore the terraced vineyards of Lavaux. Of the five Vaudois wine regions, the UNESCO "Lavaux" region (between Lausanne and Montreux) is undoubtedly the most spectacular.


Enjoy vegetarian food, in a great atmosphere, with a large selection of fresh daily and seasonal delicacies – only possible at the tibits restaurant.


The Saane is not one of the very large rivers in Switzerland, but it offers a great variety of experiences and adventure potential. The river, here sometimes called “Rösti ditch”, is the dividing line between the German-speaking and French-speaking parts of Switzerland.