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Sightseeing in Basel
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i do realize there is not much to see or do in Basel? However, is there anything close within a few miles driving distance to see or enjoy or do anything fun with a 7 year old?
What is the average weather like for March and April ?
Is there anything unique there?
Any favorite places to explore?
Any restaurant that is reasonably priced and worth visiting?

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Bear Pit, which I understand now is a new Bear Park. http://www.myswitzer…

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The famed bear pit is in Bern, but I think Basel has a zoo. I don’t travel with kids, so I don’t know the attractions for them. What I liked most about Basel centered around the river, and the idea that you can walk into France for lunch. You might visit http://www.fodors.co… and look for Basel in destinations; they do a pretty good job of listing attractions for all ages.

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clevelandbrown wrote:
The famed bear pit is in Bern, but I think Basel has a zoo.
Do’h! Yes, it was Bern where I saw the bears. Funny, because if you asked me how much I paid for the flight, I could still tell you. (yet I forgot it was actually Bern … 2CHF total VIE-BRN one-way; I think the airline was called Intersky Smile )

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No, No, the parking lot where I will be parking is actually Germany not France. The building is located in Basel. The prices in Germany is much more reasonable than Basel. Other folks who are in long term assignments all buy their groceries in Germany is what i have been told.

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An unbelievable section of top class sightseeing attractions in Basel, Switzerland that are sure to be the highlight of any holiday.

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People visit Switzerland to witness some of the most beautiful sights in the world. Beautiful snow capped mountains, lake shores, hilly cliffs and hotels with great facilities are the essential aspects of Switzerland. A Switzerland tour enables one to have some great adventure activities and some great train trips.

Sightseeing Places in Switzerland
Major sightseeing places and must do activities during a visit to Switzerland is as followings:

Rock climbing the Swiss Mountains – Switzerland travel is never complete if you don’t go for Hiking on the Swiss Mountains. Must suitable time for hiking activity is when snow melts and wind blow powerfully in late autumn. People head towards the country’s alpine chain to hike its beautiful expanses.

Castles & Cathedrals – Visitor’s main goal of Switzerland trip is to take part in outdoor activities, but the country also offers great Castles and Cathedrals. These monument are of both historic and religious importance. St. Nicholas’s Cathedral, located in the ancient city of Fribourg near Bern, is one of the most important among all. The cathedrals in Bern and Basel are also the ones to watch.

Carnival in Basel – If you are visiting Switzerland in late February or in early March you must not miss this Carnival. The horsedrawn and motorized parades with great music from drums, trumpets, and trombones provides great entertainment to the visitors. This Carnival has origins dating back to the Middle Ages.

Lakes of Central Switzerland – Switzerland is basically a landlocked country and blessed with great lakes in central parts. Exploring the lakes of Switzerland through William Tell Express is a lifetime experience.

Wandering in Ticino – Wandering in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland, Ticino, is also good pleasures. The palm-lined promenades along with best resorts are found at Ascona, Locarno, and Lugano.