Basel for newcomers

Basel Highlights


On this tour, especially designed for new residents of the city, you can get to know the city and at the same time gain some valuable tips for day-to-day life. In addition to an introduction to valuable themes such as public transport, post and healthcare, you will also learn vital information on where to shop, on the many cultural institutions in the city and on possibilities for spending your leisure time. This is a joint project run by the Presidential Department of the canton of Basel-City and Basel Tourism and is designed to make new residents of the city feel welcome and at home as soon as possible.

Additional charge

Tours ending after 6.00 pm are subject to an evening surcharge of CHF 60.
Bookings made less than 24 hours in advance are subject to an express surcharge of CHF 50.

Meeting point

Centralbahnplatz, in front of the hotel Schweizerhof