Curious and historic tales from Basel


Head out on a tour of Basel’s Old Town and discover curious, incredible and funny stories from the chronicles and reports of eyewitnesses. Even if you already know Basel pretty well, you will discover a new side to the city in its hidden corners and winding alleys. After the tour, you can look forward to a three-course meal at Safran Zunft, one of Basel's oldest restaurants. Enjoy modern, fresh and seasonal cuisine in an authentic Basel atmosphere with traditional charm.

Alternatively, the tour "Stories of Basel's Old Town" can be booked.


Your menu:

Autumn/winter (October - March)
Carrot and ginger soup
Corn poulard involtini with wild mushrooms, barley risotto and seasonal vegetables
(Vegetarian option: Crêpes filled with ricotta and spinach, ratatouille and tomato salsa)
Light and dark chocolate mousse with berry couli

Spring/summer (April - September)

Seasonal salad with marinated raw vegetables
Greek chicken skewer, Mediterranean vegetables, rosemary potatoes and yoghurt dip
(Vegetarian option: Crêpes filled with ricotta and spinach, ratatouille and tomato salsa)
Lemon tart with caramel fleur de sel

German, English

Group size:
10 - 80 persons

Tour 1.5 hours and meal


10 - 15 persons = CHF 65 per person + CHF 100 per group (surcharge for small groups)
from 16 persons = CHF 65 per person


Meeting point:
Tinguely-Fountain, Steinenberg, Basel


Ending point:
Restaurant Safran Zunft, Gerbergasse 11, Basel



Cancellation costs:
In the event of a customer cancellation, the following costs will be incurred:
Up to 30 days before the event: no cancellation costs; CHF 50 handling fee
29 - 14 days before the event: 50%
13 - 0 days before the event: 100%
No-show for a package deal: 100%

The event will take place in all weathers!


Costs for changes to number of participants:
Numbers can be amended without incurring additional costs up to 8 days prior to the event – please notify Basel Tourism. Amendments to numbers will lead to a recalculation of costs. 


Terms of payment (payment is handled by Basel Tourismus):
If your group has booked an event package, a deposit of 50% of the overall cost is required no later than 30 days prior to the event. The remaining balance will be invoiced after the event. All prices are in Swiss francs and include statutory VAT. Conversions into euros will be based on the daily exchange rate.


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