Stories Of Basel's Old Town

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 2 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    2:30pm
  • Departure Details :
    Tinguely-Fountain at Theater Square
  • Return Details :
    Old Town of Basel at Spalenberg
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable

Overview

Take a walking tour of Basel: expert and flexible guides take pleasure in presenting you with facts and anecdotes both serious and light-hearted about the past and the present. Discover Basel's old town, which features picturesque corners, prominent historic landmarks and also contemporary attractions such as modern buildings designed by well-known architects. Get to know Basel in more depth and marvel at various witnesses to the city's past. Take part in a fascinating two-hour journey through history and really get a feel for the city at the bend in the Rhine.

Highlights

  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by a local guide

Know More about this tour

Go on a journey back through all the epochs. There can be few other cityscapes where buildings dating back as far as the fifteenth century engage so harmoniously and vibrantly with the contemporary creations of internationally distinguished architects. On our tour, you will be told all about Basel and the background to its development while passing historic buildings such as the city hall, the Basel cathedral and the Barfusserkirche. Also a lot about the city's present situation will be explained. Besides from being taken to some picturesque corners of the Old Town, you'll be shown places that closely reflect Basel's present-day Zeitgeist, such as the Museum der Kulturen and the Tinguely fountains.

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
  • Commentary in English and German

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Depending on the composition of the group, tour commentaries may be given bilingual from Sunday to Friday.