ONE DAY IN BASEL

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Hello to everyone, finally I find a bit of time to share my travel experience in Basel. I was there two weeks ago in occasion of the Baselworld trade show. I arrived the day before the Watch and Jewellery fair opened so I had the opportunity to visit and discover the city. Basel is a swiss village and at the same time very international because is located only 15/20 minutes form the border to France and Germany. Everyone in Basel speak fluently german, french, english and also italian.

To get to Basel I took the train from Lugano, which takes around 4 hours. I left at 7am from Lugano and I arrived at 11am in Basel. The sun was shining, and the weather particularly warm. I was very happy because in Lugano it was raining. Anyways as soon I arrived at the train station I took a taxi to leave my luggage at the Hotel Basilisk. I stayed in my hotel room just for half an hour to refresh myself and then I went immediately out to discover the city.

The question is, what can you see and what can you do in Basel in only one day?

Well I tried to do as much as I can. Because I’m an art lover, the first thing I did was to go to visit a museum. I chose to visit the Tinguely Museum. The Museum was designed by the very famous swiss italian architect Mario Botta. After the exhibition I went along the river for a walk, I also took a little taxi boat to cross the river, was so nice.

My next stop was at the Basel Kunstmuseum of modern and contemporary art. I saw so many beautiful painting as the Van Gogh portrait, Paul Cézanne, Kandinsky, Fontans, Chagall and many others. I consider myself as a art lover and I can stay inside a museum for hours and hours.

After the exhibition I walk until the center where there is the main square of the city. It was already 4pm and I had not eaten yet. I took quickly a green jus and I continuous to walk around the city and take photos.

In the late afternoon I went to Maxim’s hair salon in Markplats. They have the best view of the city and Markplatz.

In the evening I wanted to tried a typical swiss restaurant for dinner, but at the last minute I got an invitation from two other bloggers, so I went to their apartment for dinner. Next time I will be back to Basel I will try for sure more restaurant so I can tell you more where to eat in Basel. eheh

I really enjoyed my day and my stay in Basel, the beautiful and sunny weather has definitely influenced my good mood.

Enjoy the photos!

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At the Tinguely Museum, designed by architect Mario Botta

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Kunstmuseum of modern and contemporary Art

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The Van Gogh portrait

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At Maxim’s hairsalon in Markplatz

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The day after I attended at the Baselworld watch and jewellery trade show

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