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What are the major attractions in Basel City Centre?

If your trip to Basel City Centre is all booked but your itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.

You'll find a selection of sights within easy reach of the center of this neighborhood, such as Old Town. Marktplatz and Caricature and Cartoon Museum are some other close-by attractions that draw large numbers of travelers like yourself.

What are the best road trip destinations near Basel City Centre?

Make tracks to Vorstädte, a popular nearby area. You'll discover tons of things to do here. Vorstädte is located about 0.5 miles from Basel City Centre.

Where are the best convention centers near Basel City Centre?

If you're eager to get out and socialize with new people, joining an event at Congress Center Basel is an excellent idea. You'll find it 0.2 miles from Basel City Centre, so peruse the conference calendar and see what appeals.

What kind of rental car should I get for Basel City Centre?

Given Basel City Centre is only 0.5 miles from the heart of Basel, there's a strong chance you'll be doing some city driving at some point. If that's on your itinerary, go for a small or a standard-sized vehicle. Depending on where your hotel is situated, parking could be scarce — so don't make things trickier by going for a large rental car.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Basel City Centre?

For some of us, owning a prestige vehicle is the stuff that dreams are made of. But renting your dream ride is well within your grasp! Imagine the joy of tearing down the open road in a swanky sports car, even if it's only for a day or two. Or maybe all you need is a budget ride to get you safely from A to B. Extravagant or economical? Whatever you're looking for, there's a rental car to suit you in Basel City Centre.

What do I need to know about driving in Basel?

Driving around Basel City Centre demands more from you than simply knowing how to turn the engine over. Learn about the local road rules and journey around this buzzing city with ease:

What side of the road do they drive on in Basel City Centre?

In Basel City Centre, motorists stick to the right side. When road-tripping someplace new, it's always a good idea to rent an automatic car. That way, you can concentrate on the road ahead and not worry about gear changes.

Does Basel City Centre have peak-hour traffic?

Peak-hour traffic jams aren't a huge concern in Basel City Centre and the wider Basel area. With a population of 164,500, the roads aren't as busy here as they are in larger cities.

Is it difficult to park in Basel City Centre?

You'll discover lots of places to leave your rental car in Basel City Centre. Even in the thick of the action, there's usually a space just where you need it.

Are there speed limits in Basel City Centre?

If you plan on driving around Basel City Centre, a neighborhood of Basel, speed limits range from 50 km/h to 120 km/h. Keep in mind that residential areas generally have a default speed limit of 50 km/h.

What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Basel?

One of two things will happen. Your chosen rental car company may charge the fined amount to your credit card. This is the more common practice. Alternatively, it may provide your contact details to the relevant local authority so the fine is sent directly to you.

Are seat belts compulsory in Basel?

They sure are. Although, there are some exceptions for vehicles operated by public transportation systems.

Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Basel City Centre?

As with many places, normal cell phone usage is prohibited while cruising in your car around Basel City Centre. However, there is an exception for hands-free or Bluetooth functions. Just ensure you maintain focus on the road.

What are the rules around drink driving in Basel City Centre?

In Basel City Centre, it's a punishable offence to drive with a BAC (blood alcohol content) greater than 0.05%. If you're in the mood for a drink or two with lunch or dinner, leave your car at your hotel.

Is turning on a red light allowed in Basel City Centre?

No. In Basel City Centre, red means stop, with no exceptions. When approaching a set of traffic lights, always drive at a safe speed so you can easily stop if you need to.

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