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The Mirabaud BaselHead presents top-class racing in rowing’s premier boat class, a very special atmosphere in a city full of sport enthusiasts, and wide choice of catering.

Basel is also a city of art, culture and historic buildings. With the start and finish in a small area in the city centre, spectators are close to the racing action.

Getting there

Basel is right on the Swiss border to France and Germany. There is easy access from every direction by road, rail and air.

Arriving by plane

Our nearest airports are Basel/Mulhouse (BSL) and Zürich (ZRH)

Arriving by train

The city has two main stations. Basel SBB / CFF is a combined Swiss and French SNCF station., Basel Badischer Bahnhof is for trains from Germany.

Arriving by road

Athletes, coaches and spectators coming by car will find a choice of multistory parking in the city centre.

Local public transport

The regatta Start & Finish are conveniently located for major Basel tram and bus lines


Basel and the surrounding tri-national area offer a wide range of accommodation. Our official hotel partners are the Hotel Merian the Hotel Basel and the Hotel Nomad. Otherwise we can highly recommend the Nomad Design & Lifestyle Hotel. For more offers please contact the staff at Basel Tourismus they will be happy to help with other suggestions.