Hotel Helvetia

Address: Kuchengasse 13, Basel, Basel, 4051, Switzerland | Hotel
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    Travel Blogs from Basel

    Leaving the Rhone for the Rhine

    A travel blog entry by alexsandral on Apr 04, 2015

    14 photos

    ... to A$302. From Vevey it rained all the way to Basel via Bern, the Swiss capital. I saw a little bit of snow on the tops of the mountains, but not a lot, I saw more in Northern Europe in June last year. Last time I was in Vevey I visited a couple of chocolate factories but not today.“ We arrived at the MS Excellence Queen in Basel (pronounced Barsel) at 4:30 pm. This ship is a sister ship of the MS Excellence Rhone but is much newer, ...


    A travel blog entry by burges on Mar 10, 2015

    1 comment, 3 photos

    ... in like sardines and I was shorted 1 CHF 50...needless to say, I was not a fan. We did a short walk as a large group before breaking off into the Mount Rigi group and the shopping group. Dave headed up the mountain for an amazing panoramic view of Luzern and its valleys while the rest of us stayed in town for some food and shopping. We needed our Swiss knives and watches! We ate the most expensive lunch ever, Sabrina and Bella continued their quest to have Starbucks in ...

    The adventure continues

    A travel blog entry by burges on Mar 09, 2015

    3 photos

    ... being able to sleep. Not much to report on today. We did a few stops at rest areas along the way, a European law for all tour bus drivers...mandatory stops and designated stop times and orders as well. We did do a long stop in Beaune, France for lunch where we had our last chance to try escargots. A HUGE hit with the girls. There may be some new meal requests once they return to the states. We made our way out of France and arrived ...

    Viking we tour on Tor!

    A travel blog entry by abeliwasierisaw on Jun 07, 2014

    1 comment, 25 photos

    ... to drink , I had to stop myself from asking for more. Guests at our table were all lovely, a British couple from Somerset and an American couple from Colorado.

    We were sailing and not long after, we arrived at a big lock, I excused myself from the table so I could go on the top deck to watch the opening of the gates and to take photos. I forgot that I would get wet as the door raised above us.

    As we ...

    In the land of Bircher muesli!

    A travel blog entry by themaggiej on May 28, 2014

    2 comments, 24 photos

    ... the turn over The Three Countries Bridge which we had been anticipating and wanting to see. However, when realising our error after we discovered we didn't know where we were, a very friendly Swiss cyclist passing by rescued us several kilometres off track and escorted us at breakneck speed back to the bridge. After crossing it, and with the combination of new and less obvious signage, we had a slow and frustrating time finding our way to our hotel.