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Kita Familycare Petersgraben

Kita Familycare Petersgraben: The friendly daycare center in the middle of Basel's Old Town

The Familycare Petersgraben daycare center is ideally located in Basel's Old Town, opposite the University Hospital Basel and a two-minute walk from the main building of the University of Basel. The venerable building offers angled, child-friendly rooms in which the children can move around unhindered. A private, protected inner courtyard with a large sandpit, extensive playground equipment and beautiful plants encourages activities in the fresh air; various green areas and playgrounds as well as the banks of the Rhine in the immediate vicinity also invite to linger. The Familycare Petersgraben daycare center was awarded both the "Burzelbaum-Kita" and the "Fourchette verte - Ama terra" label as part of a project for more exercise and healthy nutrition. Like all Familycare Basel daycare centers, the Familycare Petersgraben Kita and its entire staff stand for high quality pedagogical values and look after the children according to recognized educational principles.

In a nutshell

Childcare places

53 places in 5 groups (3 infant groups, 2 mixed-age groups)

Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 06:30 a.m. to 06:30 p.m. except around Christmas and New Year and on public holidays

Costs as of 01.08.2024

  • CHF 3'034.-/month for children above 18 months for 5 days/week
  • CHF 3'984.-/month for children up to and including 18 months for 5 days/week

Age-appropriate, high-quality meals (breakfast, lunch, snacks, drinks) as well as diapers and hygiene products are always included in the costs

How to get there

By public transport: trams 6, 8, 11, 14, 15 and 16, buses 31, 33 and 34
By car: opposite the Basel-City car park, approx. 300m from the Storchen car park, a few minutes' drive from the Basel-Badischer Bahnhof or Basel-City motorway exits.

Contact person

Sylvie Grosshans

Daycare center manager
Telefon +41 61 261 78 00


Petersgraben 17
4051 Basel
Tel. +41 61 261 78 00

Virtual tour


«After a long search, we found a bright, open and friendly place for our daughter in the Kita Familycare Petersgraben. Clara felt very comfortable at the Schildkrötlis from the very first day and has been looking forward to daycare every morning ever since. The small group is like a second home from which the daily journey of exploration starts. The four caregivers make sure that she feels equally taken care of and encouraged. The Schildkrötli team patiently reads one book after another with Clara, has shown her the autumn fair and taught her how to brush her teeth - and all with a lot of joy and experience. We are very grateful for the loving and individual support.»

Family Eileen and Simon Tobias Davis with Clara Lux

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