Days Out: Basel

Tinguely Fountain
Created by Jean Tinguely in 1977. Machine sculptures in an enormous pool of water are placed where the stage of the old Town Theatre formerly stood. Today it is a meeting point for actors, singers and dancers. Theaterplatz 1, 4000 Basel.
Animal park Lange Erlen
Small zoo at the northern edge of the city. Open all year round. From March to September daily 07:00-18:00, October 08:00-18:00, November to February 08:00-17:00. Erlenparkweg 110, 4058 Basel.
Rhine Port / Border triangle
Place where Germany, France and Switzerland meet. Port hosts ships which are leaving for the North Sea. Restaurant Dreilaendereck with view of the Rhine.Westquaistrasse 75, 4019 Basel.
iGuide
Multimedia technology guide with different tours to choose from, spoken in English. Can be booked at the tourist information offices of Basel Tourismus in the City Casino on Barfuesserplatz and at the SBB train station.Steinenberg 14, 4010 Basel.
Segway City Tour
Getting to know the traces of the past on a two and an half hour city tour. Passing the Tinguely fountain, Muensterplatz, Town Hall courtyard, through Old Town to the Schifflaende on the Rhine. Aeschenvorstadt 36, 4010 Basel.
Zoologial Garden
This park-like setting with indoor and outdoor enclosures is home to indigenous and exotic animals. Open daily. November to February 08.00-17:30, March/April/September/October 08:00-18:00, May to August 08:00-18:30. Binningerstrasse 40, 4011 Basel.
Le Bioscope
Leisure and theme park located in the region of Alsace aims to present science in a playful and entertaining way. 68190 Ungersheim, France.
Ferries
A total of four ferries run between the various Rhine bridges in Basel. Crossing the Rhine with no engine, just the power of the rivers current. April to October 09:00-19:00, November to March 11:00-17:00.
Sole Uno
Wellness and bathing world with salt water pools, sauna facilities and inhalation grotto. Open daily 08:00-22:30. From May to September on Saturday and Sunday only 08:00-20:00. Roberstenstrasse 31, 4310 Rheinfelden.
Kinder Verkehrspark Oltimo
Park for kids where they can practice and play in a world of traffic situations. Aarauerstrasse 47, 4600 Olten.

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