Summer Festivals | Basel 2021

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Basel has a wealth of outdoor, summer festivals and concerts including classical, jazz, blues and popular music. Enjoy the beautiful summer weather and the chance to celebrate with live music this summertime.

A tour of Basel’s best microbreweries and beer halls

Things to do in Basel, Louise Haughton blog

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!!

Pick your own Cherries in Basel

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.

Asparagus a local delicacy of Basel

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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.

Do you love English rose gardens, scones and cream?

Things to do in Basel, Louise Haughton Blog

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.