Leisure

  • The new entrance to the Swiss bob-slide ride.

    Europa Park dedicates famous Swiss Children’s book house

    Europa Park opens the authentic Swiss “Schellen-Ursli” house. This brings the famous Swiss children’s story and one the top 10 Swiss films to the Basel region’s best amusements park.   » New “Schellen-Ursli” House   » Famous Book & Film   » A LOT of Authenticity   » Final Buzz The Schellen-Ursli House opens  […]

     
  • The Bruderholz Diplocodus offers great photo shots in any season of the year

    The Region where Jurassic World began

    Jurassic World made box office history. Now, it’s the perfect time, to find out where the Jurassic story began and what you can discover at the Jurassic birth-place: Northwest-Switzerland   » From Jura to Jurassic Park   » “Jurassic”dinosaurs in North-West Switzerland   » Places to visit   » Final Buzz From Jura Mountains […]

     
  • When you arrive, go first to the strawberry farmer stand to weight your basket

    Strawberry Field Binningen

    When was the last time you picked fresh strawberries? Just seven walking minutes from the Basel boarder, in Binningen, you can pick strawberries as perfect as you like them.   » Fresh, close, & a great value   » Rules & recommendations   » Prices & what to do on arrival   » Several […]

     
  • Lange Erlen Animal Park

    Lange Erlen Animal Park

    Were you ever thinking of what animals roam Swiss forests? When was your last Swiss farm visit? Discover both, and much more, at Lange Erlen animal park.   » Swiss animals in the wild & on farms   » Traditional park & new exhibits   » Eating, drinking & sightseeing   » Sightseeing & […]

     
  • 1. Basel cathedral and the Pfaltz (balcony) overlooking the Rhine river and Kleinbasel

    Top 8 free summer activities in Basel

    Not sure what to do on a hot summer day? No problem! Here’s the latest Basel Buzz for the top 8 free summer activities in Basel and its tiurbs for adults and children.   » Historical sites   » Botanical Gardens   » Play Sports 1. Basel Cathedral with Pfalz (balcony) Not only is […]

     
  • 5 Recommendations on Packed Days

    5 Recommendations on Packed Days

    You tried your best to avoid large crowds, but what if you have no other choice than visiting Europa Park on a popular holiday? Here are 5 recommendations that help you make the best out of a packed day at Europa Park.   » Know the waiting times » Review […]

     
  • Europa Park Intro

    Europa Park Intro

    Europa Park is Europe’s second largest amusement park and is only about an hour North of Basel by car. For that reason, many Basel locals think of Europa Park as “their” amusement park and many visit it annually for one or several days.   » Attraction Overview » Superb Shows » Final buzz   Attractions Overview In […]

     
  • Rhine Swimming – how to get there

    Rhine Swimming – how to get there

    Rhine Swimming – how to get there   » Where to swim » When to go swim » What to bring   Where to swim See the map on the right. Do not leave the green area.  When you pass the old bridge (Mittlere Brücke between the second and third […]

     
  • 16 themed areas: Greece with monorail "EP-Express" and the water coaster "Poseidon"

    Europa Park-General Recommendations & Hours

    Time is very limited whilst visiting Europa Park.  Here are a few general recommendations that will make your Europa Park visit more effective. The opening hours you’ll find at the end of the post   » Plan your visit » Tips while you’re there » Hours   Plan your day With […]