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Castle romanticism in the Basel area (1): Wartenberg

Castle romanticism in the Basel area (1): Wartenberg

The Basel area is one of the richest in Europe when it comes to castles. More than a hundred castles and forts sprang up between the 11th and the 14th century. Visiting the Wartenberg is particularly recommended. In total, three castles invite you to look and linger in the area. The Wartenberg castles (from left to right): the towers of the rear and the middle castle – and one of the remaining walls of the front castle. By Nicole J. Bettlé The Wartenberg in Muttenz has always been – and still is – an important viewpoint. Archaeological findings prove that

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Spilling the beans on Basel’s gastronomy

Spilling the beans on Basel’s gastronomy

Fondue, rösti, sausages, muesli and Rivella are just a few of the Swiss delicacies found in abundance throughout Basel.  But aside from these classics, there are gourmet establishments with potential to become the toast of the town. A gastronomic selection by Ella Revitt With the Basel food scene on the rise, independent restaurants are introducing a great variety for foodies, both Swiss and foreign. Inexpensive (for Switzerland, at least) and unique culinary adventures are just waiting to be discovered. If you’re looking for: trendy… La Manufacture hasn’t been on Basel’s gastro scene for very long, but it has hit the

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