4 days in Basel & Staufen Itinerary

4 days in Basel & Staufen Itinerary

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Basel, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Staufen, Germany
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Basel, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Explore Basel's surroundings by going to Bern (Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Rathaus, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Basel, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Basel, and examine the collection at Basel Paper Mill Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Basel trip itinerary app.

Zurich to Basel is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Basel are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Staufen.

Things to do in Basel

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature

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Staufen, Germany

— 1 night
A trip to Staufen takes you to a place situated at the cusp of the Black Forest.
On the 3rd (Thu), make a trip to Marktplatz, step into the grandiose world of Schlo├čberg mit Ruine Flochberg, then admire the masterpieces at Keramikmuseum Staufen, and finally learn about winemaking at Weingut Zotz.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Staufen trip builder.

You can drive from Basel to Staufen in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Staufen can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Staufen

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

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