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$126
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Apartment for 2 people, with pets2 pers., 1 bedroom
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3.5
(9 reviews)

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$52
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Apartment for 4 people4 pers., 1 bedroom
4.5
(24 reviews)

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$50
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Vacation apartment for 2 people, with balcony2 pers., 1 bedroom
4.3
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$106
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Apartment for 4 people, with garden, with pets4 pers., 1 bedroom
4.2
(73 reviews)

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$117
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Apartment for 2 people, with pets2 pers., 1 bedroom, 646ft²
3.6
(153 reviews)

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$92
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Apartment for 2 people, with garden, with pets2 pers., 1 bedroom, 323ft²
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4.5
(65 reviews)

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$355
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Apartment for 2 people, with view and pool as well as garden, child-friendly2 pers., 1 bedroom, 969ft²
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4.6

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$911
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Apartment for 6 people, with balcony6 pers., 3 bedrooms, 1,399ft²

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$210
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Apartment for 4 people, with garden and view, with pets4 pers., 1 bedroom
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4.7
(27 reviews)
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$115
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Apartment for 2 people2 pers., 1 bedroom
3.9
(6 reviews)

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$528
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Apartment for 6 people, with balcony6 pers., 1 bedroom, 603ft²

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$225
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Vacation apartment for 6 people, with pets6 pers., 1 bedroom, 657ft²
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$72
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Apartment for 3 people3 pers., 1 bedroom, 108ft²

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$170
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Apartment for 2 people, with balcony2 pers., 1 bedroom, 495ft²

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$154
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Apartment for 2 people, with balcony, with pets2 pers., 1 bedroom, 560ft²
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$145
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Apartment for 4 people, with terrace, child-friendly4 pers., 1 bedroom
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2.5
(2 reviews)

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$153
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Apartment for 2 people, with terrace2 pers., 1 bedroom
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4.6
(40 reviews)

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$692
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Apartment for 4 people, with pets4 pers., 2 bedrooms
4.7
(2 reviews)
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Map

Highlights Basel

  • Large cultural offer
  • Basel Art Museum
  • Worth seeing old town
  • Jazz festivals
  • Basel Carnival

Most popular in Basel

Internet 31
Pets allowed 15
Balcony/Terrace 23
TV 26
Washing machine 13
Heating 14
Elevator 24

Prices and availability

Prices

June
July
August
September
October
$388
May 15 - May 22
$328 per night
May 22 - May 29
$335 per night
May 29 - Jun 05
$304 per night
Jun 05 - Jun 12
$318 per night
Jun 12 - Jun 19
$356 per night
Jun 19 - Jun 26
$352 per night
Jun 26 - Jul 03
$367 per night
Jul 03 - Jul 10
$365 per night
Jul 10 - Jul 17
$355 per night
Jul 17 - Jul 24
$378 per night
Jul 24 - Jul 31
$381 per night
Jul 31 - Aug 07
$366 per night
Aug 07 - Aug 14
$373 per night
Aug 14 - Aug 21
$382 per night
Aug 21 - Aug 28
$373 per night
Aug 28 - Sep 04
$365 per night
Sep 04 - Sep 11
$365 per night
Sep 11 - Sep 18
$376 per night
Sep 18 - Sep 25
$388 per night
Sep 25 - Oct 02
$381 per night
Oct 02 - Oct 09
$317 per night
Oct 09 - Oct 16
$334 per night
Oct 16 - Oct 23
$372 per night
Oct 23 - Oct 30
$269 per night
Average price per week

Availabilities

June
July
August
September
October
57 %
May 15 - May 22
28 %
May 22 - May 29
30 %
May 29 - Jun 05
33 %
Jun 05 - Jun 12
41 %
Jun 12 - Jun 19
38 %
Jun 19 - Jun 26
41 %
Jun 26 - Jul 03
43 %
Jul 03 - Jul 10
57 %
Jul 10 - Jul 17
53 %
Jul 17 - Jul 24
51 %
Jul 24 - Jul 31
51 %
Jul 31 - Aug 07
53 %
Aug 07 - Aug 14
51 %
Aug 14 - Aug 21
51 %
Aug 21 - Aug 28
53 %
Aug 28 - Sep 04
51 %
Sep 04 - Sep 11
53 %
Sep 11 - Sep 18
53 %
Sep 18 - Sep 25
28 %
Sep 25 - Oct 02
46 %
Oct 02 - Oct 09
56 %
Oct 09 - Oct 16
56 %
Oct 16 - Oct 23
57 %
Oct 23 - Oct 30
56 %
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Basel

Reside in the middle of the beautiful city centre

In the cultural capital of Switzerland there are numerous sights of architecture and art to discover, which you can reach from a centrally located holiday apartment in Basel in just a few minutes on foot. Stroll through the pretty old town and visit the forty or so museums of Basel. After an extensive cultural excursion you can relax in the comfortable accommodations without any restrictions.

Enjoy the green peace and quiet of the holiday homes

Typical for Basel are the historic townhouses and the villas, which are located somewhat outside in green residential areas. In such a vacation rental in Basel you will not only find excellent facilities, but also a beautiful garden or terrace. Take advantage of the good location of your holiday residence to reach the city centre or the Basel Zoo shortly.

Holidays in Basel

Location and orientation

Holidays in the third largest city in Switzerland

Together with the rural communities of Bettingen and Riehen, the large city of Basel is located in the canton of Basel-Stadt. The city is located in the northwest of Switzerland, at the border triangle of Switzerland, France and Germany. Zurich is about 87 kilometres away. The city of Geneva can be reached after a three-hour drive.

Things to know

Don't miss important concert events

Every year, Basel hosts well-known national jazz events such as the Baloise Session, the Basel Jazz Festival and the Em Bebby sy Jazz. Jazz lovers should also visit The bird´s eye, one of the best jazz clubs in Europe.

The biggest carnival in Switzerland

The Basel Carnival is the only Protestant carnival in the world and attracts tens of thousands of visitors every year. The world-famous event always starts on Monday after Ash Wednesday with the Morgestraich at four o'clock in the morning and ends after three days and nights on Thursday morning with the final stroke. In the meantime, parades with many actors and concerts take place on the streets of the city centre. You can also try traditional carnival dishes such as flour soup, cheese and ziibelewaie.

In late autumn the "Sonic" takes place in the St. Jakobshalle, a techno dance event which is considered to be the biggest in Switzerland.

Top travel tips

1. Stroll through the old town

An apartment in Basel is the perfect starting point to explore the impressive historic city centre. Visit the medieval buildings, like the Ackermannshof or one of the baroque city palaces, like the Markgräflerhof, the Wildt´sche Haus or the Spiesshof. Also impressive is the red Basel cathedral from the 10th century, which is located on the Münsterberg.

2. The largest art museum in Switzerland

The Kunstmuseum Basel houses the oldest art collection in the world. Works from the 19th and 20th centuries and the Renaissance are exhibited here. A total of 4,000 works from paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations, videos and prints can be viewed here. The permanent exhibition includes works of art by the Holbein family. In addition, the museum presents exhibitions of great masters at irregular intervals.

3. The perfect place for families to go on a trip

Visit the Basel Zoo, Switzerland's oldest zoo. The city zoo is home to more than seven thousand animals in 628 species from all over the world. The zoo has also had impressive breeding success with dwarf hippopotamuses, rhinoceroses and lowland gorillas, which is why you can sometimes see cute young animals here. Basel Zoo is considered one of the most important zoos in Europe.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Basel

How much do you pay, on average, for vacation rentals in Basel?

We can see from our data that Basel has an average price of $288.51 per night, a relatively high one for a city in Switzerland.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Basel?

According to our data from the previous year, the months with the most reduced prices in Basel are January, February and November, with average prices of $229.48, $229.9, and $243.96, respectively.

During which months are vacation rentals more expensive in Basel?

Following the data observed in 2020, costs per night for accommodation here are usually higher, on average, during the months of August ($349.21), October ($331.76), and September ($322.2).

Is Basel a good location for a last-minute getaway?

It is better to plan ahead in Basel as only 28% of the properties remain free throughout the year, according to our 2020 data.

What time of the year can I find more free vacation rentals?

The most available months are, on average, January (with an availability of 36.5%), May (36.4%), and March (33.25%), according to the trends observed in 2020.

When are there fewer vacation rental options available in Basel?

According to data from 2020, the months when it is most difficult to find accommodation in Basel are, in order, October (with 21.4% of available rentals), August (22%), and June (23%).

How many vacation rentals are there in Basel?

In Basel we work with 5 different providers to give you a choice of 230 properties, so you will not be short of options!

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