We celebrate 550 years of the Herbstmesse our annual autumn fair, enjoy the wine messe, Oktoberfest’s, Hlloween events, Fantasy Basel is at the Messe and the Theatre’s are open once more….
Take my tour of Basel’s microbreweries and beer halls, doable in one day or over time. There’s a vibrant microbrewery scene in Basel and many a wonderful beer hall to drink a beer in the bar, on the terrace or to take away. Cheers and enjoy!!
The summer months in Basel offer us the chance to pick your own fruit. early July sees the beginning of Cherry season in Basel when some local farms offer pick your own fruit. Pick your own cherries a great Things to do in Basel.
What better way to get out into the beautiful farming landscape in Basel land than to make a visit to a local farm and self pick Strawberries. A worth while thing to do in Basel this Summer.
Asparagus is grown in abundance in Switzerland and is considered a local delicacy. It’s best eaten in season which is end of April to early June.
Here’s some amazing things to do this month including, a visit to a monastery, sculpture park, the iris exhibition at Merian Garten, what’s on at the museum and theatre, a few ideas for Mothers day and some tips for terrace and buvette dining.
How to celebrate Fasnacht when their no carnival due to COVID-19. The fasnacht walk, the food culture of fasnacht including recipes and where to buy fasnacht favourites.
Nanikana – How making Face masks during the COVID pandemic helped her open her new Basel based Atelier
Josianne is an expat who makes bespoke, dolls in her new atelier near Tellplatz. She made a bold move, during 2020, when she converted her entire business to making masks during the COVID pandemic. These days she has diversified to beeswax wraps, dolls, sewing classes and making some really great Basel themed dog bandanas for the blog shop.
Read more about one of the best hair salon’s in town – certainly my favourite.
12 ideas for Christmas gifts that support local businesses, are handmade in Basel. Read on for my Basel themed, gifting list.