The largest archaeological open-air museum
Augusta Raurica offers more than 20 sights, including the best-preserved ancient theatre north of the Alps, a unique recreated Roman house and a Roman domestic animal park. Today, Augusta Raurica is the best-visited tourist attraction in Canton Basel-Landschaft.
Every Year, last weekend in August, a hughe Roman Festival takes place at Augusta Raurica. Come and enjoy!
Museum and exhibitions in Basel
Approx. 40 museums in Basel, partial with world-wide reputation. The upper Rhine museum passport is accepted by almost all museums. At special exhibitions, perhaps an extra payment is required. You also receive nearer information under the appended link or directly in the hotel. A museum passport valid for 24 hours is integrated in our museum package
Museum Passport : Your Entrance Card for 180 Museums in 3 Countries
Important works of art, the world of technology or dear dinosaur? With the museum passport you can experience the cultural variety of the region. Go to thrilling exhibitions, have long walks by romantic castles, castles and gardens or, only, you go to the museum briefly to glance at your favourite painting.
A 24 hour sniffing passport is included for a cost-free admission in our museum package to the museums. Please, you take into account that at special exhibitions an extra payment can be required
Musical Theater Basel
The musical theatre, one of the most beautiful and most modern theatre and concert halls of Switzerland, is part of the largest Swiss fair and convention enterprise. The musical theatre is done by Freddy Burger management since 1998.
Excellent shows and musicals regularly take place in the musical theatre. You find the current programme under enclosed link.
Only 1 minute footpath of the musical theatre is remotely the Dorint hotel. E.g. enjoy a fine menu in our restaurant before the performance. You find musical packages on our home page or sundries you simply call us.
Links: » Musical Theater Basel
You accompany night watchman Rudolf Streiff Alban on his evening tour through nightly streets and lanes in the legendary suburb St . Rudolf Streiff is his sign night watchmen in the piece Alban valley. On his evening inspection round he reports of adventures of already past from the career and the habits of the people to the piece Alban valley, the "little Venice" of Basel. Among other things he talks about his unrequited love which meets him from time to time.
Links: » Tourist Office Basel
Sightseeing Tours: Earthquakes, plague and death
Basel in the 16th century. Over two hundred years have passed since that disastrous time. A history scholar and his author remember those days as which people thought the eternal one would start with darkness.
Theatres and little stages
More than 30 theatre and little stages. You find the current events under following links: