Conference Venue

Basel Convention on Philanthropy

The Basel Convention on Philanthropy will take  place at the

Volkshaus Basel​.

The Volkshaus Basel is situated right in the centre of Kleinbasel,

on Rebgasse 12-14, 4058 Basel, just a few steps away from

Claraplatz and only 5 minutes from Messe Basel.



Getting there by train

Basel train station (SBB) and Französischer Bahnhof (French railway station, SNCF):

Exit the station towards Centralbahnplatz. Then take the tram No. 8, direction Kleinhüningen, to Claraplatz.


Badischer Bahnhof:

Tram No. 6, direction Allschwil to Claraplatz.


Getting there by car

From Zurich / Berne:

Via the A3, exit 3, direction of Basel / Grenzach / Wyhlen / Wettstein, turn left on Grenzacherstrasse into Wettsteinplatz. Exit Rebgasse on roundabout and continue until parking garage Rebgasse. (There are no private parking facilities at Volkshaus Basel – please use car park Rebgasse).


From Germany and France:

Motorway direction of Weil am Rhein. Having passed the customs office, exit Basel Nord / Kleinhüningen, then to follow direction of Messe.


Getting there by plane

EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse:

Bus No. 50 to Kannenfeldplatz. Then, tram No. 1 to Dreirosenbrücke, and tram No. 8 or No. 17 to Claraplatz next.



The dinner on Monday evening will take place at the

Restaurant Safran Zunft, an old guild house and historical building

in the center of the city. 

It is within walking distance (10 min, 800m) from the Volkshaus,

our convention center.

The Restaurant is located in the car-free inner city, so we strongly

advise to use public transport.


​Restaurant Safran Zunft Basel

Gerbergasse 11

4001 Basel


Getting there by tram

The closest stop is „Marktplatz“. Tram No. 6, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16, and 17 stop there. From there it is 120m, a 2 min walk, along the Gerbergasse to the Restaurant Safran Zunft.


Getting there by bus

The closest stop is “Schifflände”. Bus No.31, 33, 34, 36, and 38 stop there. From there it is 240m, a 3 min walk, to the Restaurant Safran Zunft.