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Stories of Basel's Old Town

This traditional tour offers visitors and locals alike a close-up view of Basel. We will guide you through narrow alleyways and secluded squares, past impressive buildings and lively and vivid cityscapes, experiencing what has shaped the city and...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50
CHF 235 for scolar groups

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Vogel Gryff

Vogel Gryff is the most important public holiday in Kleinbasel. The customs are still practised today. Once a year, the "Wild Maa" (wild man) travels down the Rhine on his raft and is received by the "Leu" (lion) and "Vogel Gryff" (griffin). We...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Basel in a nutshell

What are the essential things to see in one hour for newcomers to Basel? The tour provides an impressive overview of Basel's principal sights and history. During the one-hour walking tour, you will discover plenty of picturesque corners and...

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 230
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Brunch tour with some cultural delights

How about a helping of Basel culture before your Sunday brunch? Take a walk with us from the picturesque cathedral square through the historical alleys of the old town to the St. Alban district, which is steeped in legend. This lovingly restored...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280, evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

Ferry boat CHF 1.60 per person

Brunch CHF 28 per person

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City Treasure Hunt

If you want to discover the concealed treasures, peculiarities and other hidden nooks and crannies of Basel from a slightly different perspective, the city treasure hunt is the ideal activity for you. On our treasure hunt you will have the...

Duration

3 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

Price:

From CHF 26 per person e.g.:

CHF 670 per group of up to 20 guests.
CHF 780 per group of up to 30 guests.

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Basel for Insiders

We'll make you feel like a local and present curious, unbelievable and funny facts found in chronicles, archives and eyewitness reports. Even if you already know our city pretty well, there's still lots to discover in its many hidden corners and...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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City Tour by bus

Come with us on a voyage of discovery that fulfils your every wish! On our tour in your very own bus you will cross the Rhine several times and have a glorious view of the well-preserved Old Town. You will pass by the town gates, the...

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280 up to 2 hours, CHF 230 up to 1 hour
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Physicians, barbers and charlatans

Learn all about the history of medicine in our city - with absolutely no side effects! This tour will transport you into the world of charlatans, barber surgeons and city physicians. We will tell you what anatomical knowledge the executioner had...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Murder and manslaughter

We'll guide you through the old districts of Grossbasel and make you more familiar with the types of punishment handed down by the courts of law since the 15th century. You'll find out more about public humiliation and corporal punishment, as...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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From Gruel to Gourmet

On this tour, you will find out what was served to diners at the Bishop's Court and in the Guild Hall. Where did the food come from, how was it stored and sold, and what could common people fill their bellies with? These and many other questions...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

Details and inquiry