Help Points Basel

Useful Information for Visitors

Do you want to enjoy Basel to the full? Especially for you, we have gathered the most important information to discover Basel extensively. Here, you will find the best sightseeing offers, all kinds of events, whether party or Christmas market and, of course, the most important emergency numbers.

Sightseeing Basel

Here are the most interesting platforms with sightseeing offers.

Go Sightseeing BaselCitytour

The first and only hop on and off sightseeing bus of Switzerland.

Hop aboard and discover Basel in a day! The city of Basel is full of interesting tourist attractions. With its rich, multifaceted history and unique tri-national location, Basel is a city of international reputation and prestige. Its architecture, high art, the famous carnival and international trade fairs are renowned worldwide and attract countless visitors and tourists. Have fun exploring this inspiring city, starting from wherever you like – hop on and off as you travel through Basel with!

Website of BaselCitytour

City Tours with Basel Tourismus

The official city tours of Basel Tourism.

On these sightseeing tours of Basel Tourismus, you will learn exciting and funny stories about the past and the present. If you come to Basel alone or in a small group, these public guided tours are a great way to get to know Basel better in a short time.

Website of Basel Tourismus

Free Walking Tours

Discover Basel through the eyes of a local.

The non-profit association has set a goal of offering tours of the highest quality to a large number of visitors and locals. The tours are free of charge but are based on the “tip principle.” All tours can be found on the Free Walking Tours website. Registration is not required.

Website of

Events in Basel

Events Basel. Find your event on one of the listed platforms.

Ron Orp Basel

Ron Orp wants to inspire, network and delight people.


Events like: Concerts, art, parties, food, drinks, shopping, media, films, people, conversations, projects, actions and whatever else is happening in your city.

Website of Ron Orp

Basel Tourismus

The official website of Basel Tourismus.


Art and culture, sightseeing, city tours, dining and going out, leisure and excursions, events, shopping. Everything that combines urbanity with Basel cosiness.

Website of Basel Tourismus

Pro Innerstadt Basel

All big and traditional events in Basel.


Art Basel, Basel Tattoo, IMFLUSS Festival, Swiss National Day, Em Bebe sy Jazz, Christmas Market and other events.

Useful Addresses for Visitors

Emergency Numbers

  • Emergency Number Police Tel. 117
  • Emergency Number Paramedic Tel. 144
  • Emergency Number suspected poisoning Tel. 145
  • Emergency Call Centre, Emergency Services, Doctors, Dentists, Pharmacies Tel. 061 261 15 15
  • Helpline – The Helping Hand Hand Tel. 143
  • Children’s and young person’s helpline Tel. 147
  • Emergencies Chilfren’s Hospital Basel UKBB Tel. 061 685 65 65