On the Rhine River near the borders of France and Germany lies the beautiful city of Basel. Take a walk through the medieval old town, past quaint boutiques, and antique stores to the Marktplatz, home to the iconic 16th-century red sandstone Town Hall. Also, do not miss the 12th-century Romanesque-Gothic Cathedral with its impressive twin spires and city views.
Basel is home to over 40 museums including the art of Holbein at the Kunstmuseum Basel and the impressive sculptures at the Museum Tinguely. For unforgettable moments, visit Switzerland's oldest and largest zoo, Basel Zoological Garden is home to many different and rare species of animals, from gorillas to meerkats, snow leopards to Peruvian golden-eyed monkeys.