Insiders

Are you a fan of unconventional art? Are you looking for a new hairstyle or a hip pair of sunglasses? Do you want a customised tour of the city, away from the mainstream? Take a look at our favourite spots in Basel and find inspiration for your stay.

Consum

Featuring charcuterie, speciality cheeses and over 100 wines, this bar is located right in the heart of the Old Town. The distinguished selection and lively atmosphere make Consum a popular meeting point.

Krafft Basel

The historical Hotel Krafft Basel is located on the vibrant Rheingasse in Kleinbasel. With innovative cuisine made with ingredients fresh from the market, the hotel restaurant is well worth a visit.

Volta Bräu

The integrated brewhouse is the centrepiece of Volta Bräu, which is also where our beer is produced. The secluded garden is the perfect spot for a cool beer. Ask about the brewery tour when you visit.

John Tweed

John Tweed is a way of life, a philosophy, an attitude. The brand represents a classic, elegant look for everyone with taste, personality and style travelling on two wheels.

Localholic

Localholic offers tours that steer clear of dry historical facts and tourist traps. Feel like a local and see where the people of Basel spend their free time and much more. Reserve the localholic tour.

Blickfang

Whatever you find at Blickfang, you can be sure it has character – a fitting slogan for the international design fair, which takes place once a year in Basel. Don't miss it!

Art & Design Museum (Bild)

Art & Design Muesum Basel

Basel is home to nearly 40 museums featuring spectacular collections and special exhibitions. Ask about tickets and special offers when you arrive.

Mynt

This spacious studio combines cosmopolitan glitz with the cosy atmosphere of a local salon. The Mynt crew puts their heart and soul into professional cuts to make sure you are styled to perfection. Also on request at Nomad.

Messner Optik

The urban Messner Optik is right around the corner from Aeschenvorstadt and combines innovative eyewear design with individual consultations. You can borrow their reading glasses from the Nomad Bar.

Claudia Güdel

Claudia Güdel uses a combination of technical materials and soft natural fibres to create distinctive, elegant clothing for men and women. The strength of her minimalist designs lies in the little details.

Galerie Idea Fixa

Innovative (inter)national contemporary art is right at home here. The Galerie Idea Fixa promotes young artists in Kleinbasel and regularly hosts student shows.

Markthalle

A one-of-a-kind mix – in addition to attractive shops, the Markthalle features an assortment of food stands offering cuisine from around the world, so there's something for everyone.

La société du stil

Style blogger Devina Solanski has created the perfect companion for any trip: the weekend bag. The bag, which is made of organic materials, is available at La société du stil.

Buvettes

Buvettes are food stands dotted along the Kleinbasel bank of the Rhine between the Mittlere Brücke and Dreiländereck. Ideal for a drink or a snack after swimming in the Rhine with your Wickelfisch bathing gear from the Nomad shop.

Wicky

See the flattering side of fashion at the Wicky concept store. All the top labels are showcased across three floors both on and off the shelves. There is a 10% discount for all Nomad guests – ask for a voucher at the reception.