Five Star Alliance
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
Destination Switzerland: Don’t Miss Carnival in Basel, Stay at Les Trois Rois
February 8, 2010By: Mary Winston Nicklin
Grand Hotel Les Trois RoisIf you're in Switzerland for the cold and dreary month of February, stick around for the Carnival of Basel, the biggest carnival in Switzerland, and a festive one at that. Think crazy, colorful costumes, parades, music and confetti-throwing galore. Starting on the Monday after Ash Wednesday (February 22, 2010) at 4 a.m., the festivities of Basler Fasnacht last three full days and "turn the town upside down." Talk about a cure for the winter blues. Shack up at Les Trois Rois, the city's elegant grand hotel, by taking advantage of the Carnival Package. The concierge will give you the scoop on where to go to find the best music concerts, the procession and the "Schnitzelbänken" (satirical entertainment). Here's what's included in the package:

* Two nights in a luxurious room or suite

* Lavish breakfast buffet or continental breakfast in your room

* Morgestraich Morgestraich refreshments at the Hotel drey Waggis

* A golden "Blaggedde" (carnival badge)

Priced from CHF 810 in a Junior Room.


Related Hotels

Radisson Blu Edwardian Leicester Square Hotel is a discrete and... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:


Thornbury Castle

Thornbury, United Kingdom

Kings and queens have stayed here. Courtiers have flirted with... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:


White Swan

Bondgate Within Alnwick, United Kingdom

Set in the heart of the historic market town of Alnwick and only... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating:


L'Hotel

Paris, France

L'hotel has counted quite a few legendary celebrity among its... more >>

Style:
Boutique/Design
Rating:


Hotel Lungarno

Florence, Italy

At the Hotel Lungarno, the view of the river and over the city... more >>

Style:
Classic Luxury
Rating: