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St. Alban-Tal - the little Venice of Basel

Join us on a visit to the St. Alban quarter, an intensely romantic, quiet district shrouded in myth and mystery. With its millstream and riverside setting, traditional handicrafts and former industrial complexes interspersed with old...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Kleinbasel - bathing nuns and traditional craftsmen

The district on the right-hand bank of the Rhine is much more than just a "lesser Basel". You will discover the exciting history of the founding of this quarter and town development in the 13th century up to the industrialisation of the city....

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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St. Johann

Formerly a working-class district, St. Johann is a good example of the way Basel is moving into the future. With the completion of the city's northern bypass road and the creation of the Novartis Campus, the whole district has been transformed...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Solar-powered boat trip on the Rhine

Basel's experiencing an energy revolution. Discover the city from a stunning new perspective from the Rhine. Learn more about the challenges facing the Canton of Basel-Stadt and the measures it's taking in the areas of environmental...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • French

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

Details and inquiry

Basel by Segway or E-Scooter

Sightseeing with a difference - on a Segway you can discover our city from a totally different perspective. The combination of culture and innovative technology has never been so much fun! The tour of Basel's Old Town passes spectacular buildings...

Duration

2 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • French

Price:

Segway: CHF 150 per person
E-Scooter: CHF 69 per person

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Accompanied tour in a vintage tram

Basel is full of surprises! Discover the city from a completely different angle with a city tour in one of our distinctive vintage trams. A trip in one of our vintage trams gives you an entirely different perspective of the city. Discover the...

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

Price:

Accompaniment: CHF 230 up to 1 hour, evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50
Tram rental: from CHF 400 depending on the tram type

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Town Hall - the seat of government

Basel's Town Hall is a combination of fine architecture, art and politics from five centuries. The splendid building on Marktplatz is still the seat of government of the canton of Basel-City today. On our tour through the rooms of the canton's...

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 230
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Cathedral - the city's hallmark

Discover Basel's glorious Cathedral, the most famous landmark of our city. Built on a hill overlooking the Rhine, with its red sandstone walls, colourful roof tiles and twin towers, no other building adorns the cityscape of Basel like the...

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 230
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Spalentor - fortified city gate

Climb the steep stairs of the mediaeval city gate Spalentor and discover one of the city's most famous landmarks. The climb is well worth the effort and the views across the roof-tops of the Old Town are simply wonderful. A quick breather...

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 230
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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The Blue and White House - residences of silk ribbon manufacturers

On our tour you will discover how silk ribbon manufacturers brought wealth to Basel and what this has to do with the most important industry in the city today. Our tour takes you to the two former family homes of the Sarasin family - from the...

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

Price:

CHF 230
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

Details and inquiry