Discover a selection of 15 holiday rentals in Basel, CH that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and internet/WiFi. Prices start at £ 78 per night, and houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Basel. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Destination guide

The arty city of Basel awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, art galleries and history with a rental holiday home in Basel. This city's cafes, riverfront and local tours draw many visitors. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Things to do

Sightseeing in and around Basel

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Basel a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Basel Zoo (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Laguna Badeland (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Petite Camargue Alsacienne Nature Reserve (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Aquabasilea (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Sole Uno Wellness-Welt (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Reigoldswil - Wasserfallen (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Basel

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Basel is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Eaux Vives Park (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Petite Camargue Alsacienne Nature Reserve (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Sole Uno (9.9 mi / 15.9 km)
  • Kurpark Bad Bellingen (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Botanical & Zoo park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Sankt Johanns-Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Basel

The nearest airport is in Basel (BSL-EuroAirport), located 3.9 mi (6.2 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Mulhouse (MLH-EuroAirport), which is 3.9 mi (6.3 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Basel (ZDH-Basel SBB Train Station), Basel SBB Station and Basel Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Basel by jumping on the metro at Marktplatz Tram Stop, University Tram Stop or Bhfeingang Gundeldingen Tram Stop.

What are the top holiday rentals in or near Basel?

Whatever you're looking for in a getaway, you'll find a rental property in or around Basel that's perfect for you. These are some of our top picks:

  • "Large Beautiful Furnished Home In Central Basel" is a popular choice. Around 1 mile from Basel, it has 1 bedroom and lots of handy amenities, including off-street parking options and coffee and tea making facilities.
  • "Spacious, Cosy Apartment In A Quiet Neighbourhood Near The Centre" is another top pick, offering 3 bedrooms, an oven, a smart TV and more. It's around 1 mile from Basel.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Basel holiday rental for you.

What are the top-rated holiday rentals for weekend getaways in or near Basel?

If you're in need of somewhere to completely switch off for a couple of days, you'll find some fantastic weekend getaways in and near Basel. Enjoy some downtime at one of these popular options:

  • Around 1 mile to the southwest of Basel, "Spacious, Cosy Apartment In A Quiet Neighbourhood Near The Centre" has all you need for a weekend escape, including a kitchenette and a smart TV. When you're ready to explore, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to get to like Zoological Garden and Via Gottardo.
  • Another appealing option is "Bs Picasso Iv - Marktplatz Hitrental Apartment", which is around 0.1 miles south of Basel. When you're not chilling in your rental making use of a microwave oven and a barbecue grill, check out some of the area's top sights like Botanischer Garten der Universitat and Via Gottardo.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Basel?

Generally compact, affordable and conveniently located, it's hard not to fall for the appeal of a studio apartment. Get comfy in one of these options and get to know Basel up close:

  • Wake up, go exploring and then do it all over again at "Large Beautiful Furnished Home In Central Basel". This property is a terrific base for sightseeing and comes with amenities including heating and high-speed internet services.
  • Alternatively, get into holiday mode at "Altstadt Grossbasel 2. 5 Room, 4 Mins To Mkt", which comes with conveniences including a microwave oven and towels.

There are many sights around Basel you shouldn't miss. Satisfy your inner culture vulture by visiting Skulpturhalle and Theatre Fauteuil.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Basel?

Now and then, you've just got to take some time out, even if it's only for two or three days. Enjoy a nice combination of adventure and relaxation at one of these short-term rentals in or around Basel:

  • Close to the centre of Basel, "Bs Van Gogh Iii - Marktplatz Hitrental Apartment" is a terrific base for a short and sweet break. While you're around, check out leading sights like Messeturm Basel and Basel Zoo.
  • Eat, sleep and explore what's around you from "Altstadt Grossbasel 2. 5 Room, 4 Mins To Mkt", another excellent option. Beyeler Foundation and Basler Muenster should be on your itinerary when it's time to sightsee.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in or near Basel?

Whether spent in a luxury condo or a rustic cabin, a romantic weekend getaway is a fantastic way to spice up your love life. Whisk your special someone away for a few days at one of these enticing escapes in or near Basel:

  • Around 0.1 miles from Basel, "Bs Van Gogh Ii - Marktplatz Hitrental Apartment" is the ideal place for doting couples. Shopping facilities and a dining table are some of the many amenities here.
  • Otherwise, spend a few days canoodling and sipping Champagne at "Large Beautiful Furnished Home In Central Basel", around 1 mile from Basel. A restaurant dining guide and a balcony will help set the mood.

What's the best place to stay if you're looking to rent a house for a weekend in or near Basel?

We have some terrific houses you can rent in Basel City Centre. If you're looking for a place with plenty of character where you can spend a few days relaxing with your loved ones, this riverside district is an excellent choice. You'll find it around 1 mile from Basel. The hilly district of Altstadt Grossbasel, around 0.1 miles from Basel, is another popular place to go for a weekend.

Are there one-bedroom holiday rentals in or near Basel?

Idyllic romantic retreats, business trips or solo adventures — a one-bedroom holiday rental is an ideal solution for a multitude of occasions. One of our options in or near Basel is sure to impress:

  • Consider "Large Beautiful Furnished Home In Central Basel", a great centrally located one-bedroom property. A nearby river and a kitchen are available to guests here.
  • "Altstadt Grossbasel 2. 5 Room, 4 Mins To Mkt" is another lovely one-bedroom escape also not far from the centre. When you're not out and about seeing the surrounds, take advantage of a kitchen, an oven and more.

Can I find two-bedroom holiday rentals in or near Basel?

You sure can! From swish apartments to cute cottages, Vrbo has a range of great getaways. Small groups or families will adore these two-bedroom properties in or near Basel:

  • "Perfect 2bedroom Apartment With Garden In The City" is an awesome choice for families or small groups. As well as two bedrooms, this relaxing stay offers amenities like a nearby river and a swimming pool.
  • "Charming Vorstädte 3 Room With Storage" is another popular two-bedroom retreat. It has a kitchen, a balcony and lots more.

Are there holiday rentals with fire pits in or near Basel?

Whether you're eager to share some wine beside the flames with your partner or just stay nice and warm after the sun sets, we'll help you find a holiday rental with a fire pit. Check out a couple of our favourite options in or near Basel:

  • "Cabin - Beautiful Mountain Solitude" offers a firepit, a kitchen, and of course, a fire pit. Sing your favourite songs, tell scary stories or just kick back with friends and family at this cosy retreat.
  • Stoke the embers and then savour the tranquil vibe at "Bear's Beech House Beautiful Chalet With Wifi And Covered Hottub". This sought-after pad also offers a kitchen and a firepit.