Switzerland - Northwestern Switzerland (PDF Chapter)

Switzerland - Northwestern Switzerland (PDF Chapter)

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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
  • maps
  • marvel at the stunning collection of the newly renovated Kunstmuseum Basel
  • transport
  • 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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