Sunny weather and looking for outdoor activities for all of the family? Read my blog article about where to find forest high wires, mountain downhill scooters and rollercoasters.
A day out in the little farming and wine producing town of Maisprach for wine tasting, dinner on the terrace, polish pottery, a lovely cafe or visiting a historic flour mill.
Ettenbühl Gardens located near Bad Bellingen in Germany around 30 mins drive from Basel. They boast an impressive 1,000 variety rose collection plus a 5 hectare garden with 20 different themed zones to wander through. If you are interested in photography the gardens offer a lot of amazing vistas for portraits. Take a picnic blanket in the summer months and while away the hours in the most idyllic setting.
The museums pass will get you and your children access to over 300 museums in Switzerland and over the border in France and Germany.
The Fünfschilling is a restaurant on a vineyard that is tucked away in Fischingen and small village near Binzen in Germany that is around 25 mins drive from Basel. Fünfschilling is a great place to take the entire family to have an inexpensive family meal, to buy reasonably priced wine, spirits and visit their farm shop that is packed full of seasonal fruit and vegetables and other tasty treats. They also have a wonderful playground for kids and some really yummy cakes.
Wine tasting at a small, Swiss farm’s vineyard. Talhof in Maisprach, Basel-landschaft a worth while Thing to do in Basel.