Switzerland - Basel & Aargau (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Basel & Aargau chapter from Lonely Planet’s Switzerland guidebook.

Tucked up against the French and German borders in Switzer­land’s northwest corner, business-like Basel straddles the majestic Rhine. The town is home to top-flight art galleries, museums and avant-garde architecture, and boasts an enchanting old town centre.

  • join the festivities of Fasnacht, explore the Altstadt, take in the art at Fondation Beyeler, or hit the bars on both sides of the Rhine in Basel
  • maps
  • ogle architectural masterpieces and pick up designer souvenirs at Weil am Rhein’s Vitra Design Museum
  • transport
  • admire Switzerland’s most extensive Roman remains at Augusta Raurica
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Basel & around, Aargau Canton, Rheinfelden, Baden, Southwest along the Aare.

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