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Hedgehog, suit of armour and wigs

What should a weaver do if he misses the founding of the "Guild of weavers and linen weavers"? You don't let it get you down but do your best in order to join the cooperation officially recognized by the bishop. On an enjoyable walking tour of...

Duration

1 hrs. 15 min.

Languages offered

  • Swiss German

Price:

CHF 600 for a group of up to 20 guests. Every additional person CHF 30 per guest.

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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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Carnival in Basel

For all those who wish to experience a dose of Fasnacht fever! Basel's famous Fasnacht Carnival begins on the Monday following Ash Wednesday with the "Morgestraich" lantern parade at 4 a.m. on Monday morning, when the city is plunged into...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Basel Autumn Fair

When the days grow shorter and temperatures fall, the people in Basel look forward to a colourful time that makes children's hearts beat faster and allows adults to wallow in nostalgia: the Basel autumn fair (Herbstmesse). On our tour you'll...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Basel: Christmas Magic

Discover Basel this Christmas and learn old and new Christmas customs and traditions. Allow yourself to be enchanted by the charm of Basel at Christmas. In addition to decorative lighting, Christmas trees and angels, you will discover a rich...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Basel's strong women

Pioneering, influential, pugnacious. This new walking tour is devoted to women who have helped to shape the city of Basel - either as individuals or as part of a movement. Together with your guide, you will walk in the footsteps of the city's...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • French

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Money and the mind - an economic tour

Looking back over past ages, how did the city achieve its wealth? And what are the most important branches of industry in the city today? Basel has evolved from a mediaeval trading town into an important financial hub and industrial centre. On...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • French

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Plants, colours, hightech - The Chemistry in Basel

Basel has a long connection with the chemicals and pharmaceuticals industries. For us, this is a good reason to take a closer look at these two key industries. Many large international companies, such as Novartis or Roche, have key sites in...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Jewish Traces in Basel

Discover all about the important role our city is playing in the history of Judaism. In many places in Basel there are traces of Jewish history, from mediaeval times right up to the modern day. Perhaps the most crucial consideration for the...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English
  • French

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Get hitched!

Fall in love, get engaged, get married. Go courting and learn some surprising, humorous and serious facts about marriage. On this tour you'll find out all you need to know about marriage customs from a bygone era, including why there was a...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

  • German
  • English

Price:

CHF 280
Evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

Details and inquiry