42. Basler Rheinschwimmen
Everyone is invited to float down the Rhein together in an annual tradition called “Rheinschwimmen.” Thousands plunge simultaneously into the water by the Museum Tinguely or anywhere along the permissible swimming lane on the Kleinbasel side of the river and let the current carry them downstream.
The event starts at 18:00, when all boat traffic is temporarily halted for this event. Whether you participate or simply come to watch, this is an event worth marking! There will be sponsor stands located along the Rhein where you can pick up snacks, drinks, and small sport-related giveaways. All participants receive a commemorative medal.
In case of bad weather or high water, the event will be postponed one week, to August 23.
This event is free and no registration is necessary.
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