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The Weather in Basel
This is the climate diagram for Basel-Stadt. In July, maximum temperatures climb above 27°. In contrast, the coolest month is January. The rainiest month is July, while the driest month is March.
Watch clowns dance through the streets near your Basel holiday letting
Holiday cottages in Basel, Switzerland, are ideal for visitors in pursuit of Europe's top art fairs and cutting-edge design. With a medieval Old Town, a clutch of world-class museums, and upmarket tastes, there's nothing not to love about Switzerland's capital.
History and culture
Basel is divided by the Lallekeenig (Tongue King) sculpture on the Mittlere Brücke. You’ll find the majority of Basel’s cultural attractions in the Old Town and the Kleinbasel neighbourhood, which has a cooler atmosphere. The Marktplatz is overlooked by the 16th-century Rathaus. You can also visit the 13th-century Basel Minster nearby, a cathedral that blends Gothic and Romanesque styles.
Start your art tour at Fondation Beyeler, a collection assembled by famous collectors Ernst Beyeler and Hilda Kunz. The Kunstmuseum Basel has the largest Holbein collection in the world, while Vitra Design Museum is housed in the factory building of the famous furniture manufacturer. Round off your explorations at Volkshaus Basel, a gallery, restaurant, and performance space designed by Herzog and de Meuron.
Time travel in Basel
Hunker down in the Schaulager bunker for an afternoon and watch modernist art on vast video screens. Alternatively, take a trip to the Basel Paper Mill adjacent a medieval canal and waterwheel.
Venture to Basel's popular flea market in Petersplatz, which takes place every Saturday. Don't miss Tinguely Fountain, a wacky water-spouting machine and an introduction to the moving sculptures you can see at Museum Tinguely.
Basel's winter carnival is one of Europe's most spectacular. Basler Fasnacht's three-day party entails music, dance, and drinking. Dress up as a clown and watch the Dance of Death and masquerade.
Art Basel is known as one of Europe's most important contemporary art shows. Over 4,000 artists contribute to the region-wide art week in June. You could also check out the 500-year-old autumn fair, Herbstmesse, which fills the streets with artists and carnival rides.
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