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All reviews christmas market lovely square large square nice place to walk around historical area raclette rhine river basel munster walk up christmas tree sausage old town day trip walking tour cathedral benches platz
This spot is great if you are interested in history (there are Roman artifacts on the side of it), old big churches or a nice view(behind the church looking on the Rhine). Other then that, there is nothing else to do.
Whilst pretty this was probably the smallest Christmas market I have ever been to. It seemed to lack atmosphere and they all closed at 8pm! They did seem to have a great area for children. Personally I much prefer the German and Austrian markets.
we were not sure if we had missed something but there was nothing apart from the Münster in the area. The buildings a nice and typical for the old city and you can walk through the see the river and get a good view but...More
We arrived in Basel by ship. Unfortunately the dock was not in close proximity to the Old Town and we had to travel by coach to the Old Town and Christmas Market. This was also one of the coldest days of our trip. This was...More
The Muensterplatz is a great place to visit during the Christmas Market season. There are a wide variety of booths and the food is delicious. There's a fun children's section where they learn to make things and some even get to use power tools. Be...More
We arrived to do a day trip from Strasbourg and there is no comparison- Basel Christmas Market every time. Plenty to see, excellent facilities and entertainment for the children with Gluwhein and kartoffle for the adults. Throw in some raclette or a sausage and you...More
My advice would be to go as darkness descends and the lights give the area a great atmosphere. It is warm and inviting even on a cold evening but be warned it is quite a steep climb up from the riverside or the city centre.