High-quality exhibition and convention infrastructures

Basel’s infrastructure fulfils the highest international standards, with the cutting-edge Swiss Exhibition, multifunctional St. Jakob-Park stadium, and the revamped St. Jakobshalle providing examples of some of the most important event spaces the city has on offer.

St. Jakob-Park in Basel.
After only two and a half years of construction, the first multi-purpose stadium in Switzerland opened in 2001 with the St. Jakob-Park.

Top transport connections

With its favourable location in the heart of Europe, EuroAirport offers around 100 international flights daily. (Photo: EuroAirport)

Whether you are travelling by plane, boat, train, bus or car, Basel has not only the best connections to the entire world but also offers extremely modern transportation infrastructure. Railway lines from the four corners of the world intersect here, and the motorway is the main hub of the European transport network. The centrally located SBB railway station offers excellent access to transport links. The EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg is only seven kilometres from the city centre and offers direct connections to many European cities as well as intercontinental connections via Zurich, Frankfurt, Paris or other major European gateways.

Wide cultural and culinary choice

Basels offers a wide range of high quality 3-, 4-, and 5-star hotels, with a total capacity of some 5000 rooms. To complete the picture, Basel has about 500 restaurants offering wide choice of gastronomy from all over the world, numerous museums and theatres and its old town whose bars, cafés, and shops invite one to stroll, linger, and shop.

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