Switzerland - Northwestern Switzerland (PDF Chapter)
This is the Northwestern Switzerland chapter from Lonely Planet’s Switzerland guidebook.
Tucked in a corner against the French and German borders, northwestern Switzerland, com-prising the cantons of Basel and Aargau, boasts an enticing mix of cultural attractions. Basel has a wealth of avant-garde architecture that juxtaposes with its enchanting Old Town.
- shop for design-smart souvenirs at the Vitra Design Museum and ogle the architecture in Weil am Rhein
- marvel at the stunning collection of the newly renovated Kunstmuseum Basel
- appreciate the philanthropy of generous benefactors in Fondation Beyeler, a shrine to classic art in Riehen
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Basel, Baden, Aarau.
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