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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.

Description:
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 Barfüsserkirche. 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.

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

Location: Basel, Switzerland

Duration: 2 hours

Voucher Redembtion: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 





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Additional Information


    Operates: On Saturdays from November to April, daily from May to October.

    Departure Point:
    Tinguely-Fountain at Theater Square

    Departure Time: 2:30pm

    Return Details:
    Old Town of Basel at Spalenberg

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

  • Exclusions:
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food and drinks

  • Other Information:
    • 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. 


Travel Voucher
You will receive a link to your voucher via email once your booking is confirmed.

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