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Stories of Basel's Old Town

Stories of Basel's Old Town

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Explore Basel’s historic Old Town, hear stories from the dim and distant past and discover what makes the city special on this 2-hour Basel walking tour. Follow a guide through Basel’s pretty Old Town and gain insight into its 15th-century history. Take in top city attractions such as Basel Minster, the Barfüsserkirche, City Hall, the Museum der Kulturen and Tinguely Fountain. Along the way, admire the city’s bold and modern architecture, and see how the centuries have shaped the Basel of today.
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  • 2 hours
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$22.92
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$22.92

Photogenic Basel with a Local

Photogenic Basel with a Local

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This experience is provided by a private local. Come with me to discover the city of Basel through your camera lens! Join me on this short city walk for this unique opportunity to get to know the city from an insider’s point of view and take stunning pictures of it at the same time! Our walk will take us from the Art Museum to the Tinguely Brunnen. While you use your camera to capture the beauty of Basel you will also get to discover local spots and hidden gems that your typical tourist tour won’t show you. Treat your curiosity by discovering an alternative side of Basel and all the unique beauty it has to offer! Don't forget to book the Experience at a suitable time to have the best light possible for the pictures!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.49
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$71.49

Luzern City Tour with Lake Cruise Small Group Tour from Basel

Luzern City Tour with Lake Cruise Small Group Tour from Basel

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Experience the unique day tour within a small group to city of Luzern. You meet your tour guide in Basel at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Luzern (1 hour) and you will make your way first to the world known wooden chapel bridge. Continue through the old town, passing along the « Kornmarkt », the « Spreuer bridge » to the « Schwanenplatz ». Walk along the lake shore to arrive at the «Lion monument». Your tourguide will tell you the story of this sculpture, before you continue to the St. Leodgar church. A short bus ride to the train station will take place, a stop at the concert hall will take place before, you will board one of the lake Lucerne boats for a cruise. The cruise will take approx. 1 hour. Enjoy the view to the Lucerne bay, the surrounding mountains and the scenery. You will arrive back in central Lucerne by boat. You can extend your stay at your own, or your tourguide leads you back to the train to Basel.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$184.32
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$184.32
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Best of Basel in 60 minutes - Discover the city with a Local

Best of Basel in 60 minutes - Discover the city with a Local

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Basel is Switzerland’s third largest city and known for its atmospheric Old Town, thriving art scene, and views of the Rhine River. This express tour is ideal for first-time visitors or those short on time. Get to know the city in just one hour with a local guide to show you all the most memorable monuments, as well as offering advice on where to eat, drink, or shop in the city. See the Rathaus, the Minster Church, the Les Trois Rois bar, and more.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.74
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$54.74

Basel City Center Private Tour

Basel City Center Private Tour

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Explore the cultural capital of Switzerland with a private tour of the Basel city highlights. Skip the hassle of navigating the city streets on your own and follow your guide as you explore the Kleinbasel district along the Rhine River and the old buildings and narrow alleyways of Grossbasel. You’ll learn about the history and culture of this city from you guide and get ideas where to dine and what to do with your remaining time in Basel.
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  • 2 hours 10 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$197.72
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$197.72
Price varies by group size
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Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Total Swiss Experience from Basel

Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Total Swiss Experience from Basel

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Experience the best of Lucerne on a private 3-hour sightseeing tour. Round-trip transportation from your Basel hotel allows you to appreciate your surroundings, rather than stress over finding your own way. Forget grainy off-center selfies and let a professional photograph you in front of the city’s top sights (optional). A 1-hour boat tour and lift ticket to visit Lucerne Castle are also included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,508.06
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$1,508.06
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Basel Private Walking Tour

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Private Basel City Walking Tour

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$446.83
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Discover Art in Basel with a Local

Discover Art in Basel with a Local

This experience is provided by a private local. Discover the City of Art! Find out the different cultural and artistic characteristics that makes this city unique, and enjoy the buzzing community and city ambience! Whether you are visiting Basel as a returning tourist who wants to get to know the city a bit better, or if this is your first time, this Experience is for you! While walking the streets of Basel and looking at the amazing, unique street art, or getting to know more about the city’s galleries and museums, you will hear about street-art artists as well as contemporary artists and their close connection to Basel. I will share with you the art and cultural world of my city, where you will see, hear, and experience how colourful and multifaceted Basel is!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$60.32
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$60.32

1 Hour Private Walk of Basel

1 Hour Private Walk of Basel

This experience is provided by a private Local. You only have an hour to fall in love with Basel? Challenge accepted! Discover Basel during a short but sweet excursion, in which you will learn the most interesting facts about the city, the local lifestyle and the modern transformation of the city. We will meet at St. Albans Tor and will go on our stroll from there :-) Discover what the everyday life of a local looks like and learn where the city gets its characteristic ambience from, by seeing it through the eyes of a local. Walking through the city, you will discover exactly what makes Basel special! This is also your chance to get insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants and bars to visit during your time here and learn how to make the most out of your visit. This is the perfect experience for someone visiting the city for the first time or someone that wants to rediscover it!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$137.40
Price varies by group size
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$137.40
Price varies by group size

The Best of Basel Walking Tour

The Best of Basel Walking Tour

Planning a trip to Switzerland? What about visiting Basel? Basel offers you the chance to discover historic sights of a city straddling at the Rhine river in the northwest part of Switzerland on the very border with France and German. Switzerland's third-largest city is well known for its chemical and pharmaceutical industries. The city is also well known for its vibrant cultural scene, particularly in art and theatre. Basel has a generous offering of art galleries, museums, opera houses, and theatres. Wha’s included in The Best of Basel City Walking Tour? You will have the chance to discover Europe’s greatest river: The Rhine. Stops at Rittergasse, MĂŒnster Cathedral, MĂŒnster Pfalz, Kleinbasel, and other interesting sights are included. Enough great reasons to venture to Basel anytime of year Get ready to experience Switzerland from a different perspective. A local charismatic guide will reveal interesting facts about Basel history.
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  • 3 hours
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$487.50
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$487.50
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Basel's Old Town Historical Walking Tour

Basel's Old Town Historical Walking Tour

Planning a trip to Switzerland? Looking for Off-the-Beaten-Path Tour in Basel? What about visiting Basel’s Old Town? Basel’s Old Town lies roughly between the river and the old city gate. With its stone streets, medieval churches, beautifully maintained old homes, and brightly painted fountains, it represents an authentic journey back through the ages! Wha’s included in the Basel's Old Town Historical Walking Tour? The tour focuses on the area's rich history and varied architecture. Which are the major Basel’s Old Town attractions? You will have the chance to discover the Basel Historical Museum, St. Johanns Tor, MĂŒnster Cathedral, MĂŒnster Pfalz, Rebgasse, and other interesting sights. Why is Basel considered Switzerland’s capital of culture? You will discover why after discover the unusual combination of tradition and modernity with an exciting city environment, it is harmonious nonetheless. Get ready to experience Switzerland from a different perspective!
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  • 3 hours
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$609.67
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$609.67
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Historical Walk of Basel - Discover the city with a Local

Historical Walk of Basel - Discover the city with a Local

This Experience is provided by a private local. Discover the historical side of Basel with a passionate local who wants to share all the historical and fun facts about Basel. Our excursion starts at the Marktplatz. Learn about how the city has grown and changed over time. From visiting the churches to discovering the history behind the red city hall or even about the oldest bridge in town, discover unique sites that your ordinary tourist tour won’t show you. We always knew travelling was the best way of learning, but having a knowledgeable Local by your side to give you insider tips and share local secrets is even better! Of course, if you want to learn about something in particular or have a special interest, just let me know and I will adjust the itinerary for you!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$138.52
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$138.52

Architectural Walk of Basel with a Local

Architectural Walk of Basel with a Local

Learn about Basel’s history—and discover the city’s top landmarks—on this small-group, architecture-themed tour. Meet your guide in the heart of Basel, and set off on foot: in the space of just a few hours, you’ll explore highlights like the Basel Town Hall, Kunsthalle Basel, and Middle Bridge; will hear about the “starchitects” who have left a mark on this Swiss city; and will soak up Basel’s ambiance.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$116.18
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$116.18

Basel Private Walking Tour

Basel Private Walking Tour

Basel is a multicultural city, cheerful, innovative and open to the world. It is also known as the Swiss capital of culture. This Rhine Rivershore city has over 2000 years of history, due to its central position between France, Germany and Switzerland. It’s wonderful city center is one of the best preserved in Europe. Come with us on a time travel through a city conscient of its traditions but also very open to the modern age – Making Basel truly a special city. It is also a city of art, with over 40 museums, and of students, by being the oldest University town in Switzerland.Let us take you on a walk to discover some of the famous sites in the city center, and make you fall in love with Basel. You will see: * Tinguely Fountain * Elisabethenkirche * Rittergasse * MĂŒnster Cathedral * MĂŒnster Pfalz * Mittlere Bridge * Rathaus (city hall) * Blue and White Houses * MarktPlatz * BarfĂŒsserplatz
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$350.22
per group
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$350.22
per group

Basel Private Walking Tour with Professional Guide

Basel Private Walking Tour with Professional Guide

During this walking tour, you will get to see some of the most popular tourist attractions of Basel along with a local- professional guide who will be exclusively with you. The walking tour would last for about two hours and can be customized accordingly to your taste and preferences. The tour timings are flexible and can be amended depending upon availability. In case of any special request, please do let us know and we would try our best to accommodate accordingly.
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  • 2 hours
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$451.52
per group
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$451.52
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Private Basel City Walking Tour

Private Basel City Walking Tour

Basel - the “Cultural Capital” of Switzerland and the leading site of Swiss trade fairs, is nestled proudly on the banks of Rhine River. Reveal more about the diversity of the stunning Basel City during a two-hour walking tour accompanied by an informative expert guide to the tourist attractions and eye-catching landmarks.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$446.83
per group
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$446.83
per group

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