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Stories of Basel's Old Town

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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.
What to Expect
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Stop At: Basel Minster, Rittergasse 3, Basel 4051 Switzerland

Stop At: Museum der Kulturen Basel, Muensterplatz 20, Basel 4051 Switzerland

Stop At: Tinguely-Brunnen, Theatervorplatz Steinenberg / Klostergasse, Basel Switzerland

Stop At: Stadtfuhrungen Basel Tourismus, Basel 4010 Switzerland

Stop At: Tourist Information - Basel Tourismus, Steinenberg 14, Basel 4051 Switzerland
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Important Information
Departure Point
Carnival Fountain, Klostergasse 7, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Return Details
Spalenberg, Basel, Switzerland
  • Professional guide
  • Commentary in English and German
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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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
  • Depending on the composition of the group, tour commentaries may be given bilingual from Sunday to Friday.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Pets are welcome
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
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Monica wrote a review Oct. 2019
7 contributions
This tour is a great way to get to know Basel and it's history. Isabelle was a lovely guide! I appreciated how she incorporated fun elements like letting us drink from one the city's many fountains, and the sweet Swiss treat! The tour was so helpful in learning my way around
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Ron W wrote a review Oct. 2019
191 contributions14 helpful votes
You beat your tour guide by the mechanical fountain that moves just outside the new State Theatre. You should wear comfortable shoes and hopefully it won’t rain on you like it rained on me. It’s a very pretty city and the guy is very good and knowledgeable.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Mike K wrote a review Oct. 2019
3,123 contributions296 helpful votes
At the beginning of our Viking river cruise from the Swiss Alps to Paris, we explored Basel where three nations converge—Switzerland, France and Germany. Basel’s Old Town is a cluster of medieval buildings on a hilly riverbank. The Marktplatz or Market Square is surrounded by
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Date of experience: September 2019
george h wrote a review Sep. 2019
7 contributions2 helpful votes
The tour was good, suited all abilities as the pace was done so well and the information provided was insightful. This was a great way to see this part of the city and understand a little about basel’s Past.
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Date of experience: September 2019
WayneBeau1951 wrote a review Sep. 2019
108 contributions20 helpful votes
Chose this tour because we wanted a quick overview of the city and to kind of get our bearings. Note the meeting place listed was under construction so the meeting place changed to across the street in a little park near the fountain. Our guide provided a great tour of some of
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Date of experience: August 2019
Key Details
  • Basel Minster, Museum der Kulturen Basel, and 3 more
  • Duration: 2h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant Confirmation
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