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City excursions

8 Attractions

Ferries

Basel Zentrum

Take a trip across the Rhine in style and comfort on one of the four ferries that connect Kleinbasel with Grossbasel.

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Treasure hunts with Basil

Basel Zentrum

An exciting voyage of discovery through Basel – specially for the juniors.

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Basel Zoo

Basel Zentrum

The Zoological Gardens, known affectionately as “Zolli” by Basel's inhabitants, opened in Basel in 1874 and is home to a large number of indigenous and exotic animals.

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Christmas ferry

Basel Zentrum

During «Christmas in Basel», the Klingental Ferry transforms into a Christmas ferry full of enchanting atmosphere.

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Foxtrail

Basel Zentrum

Ready for a small adventure? Get your little grey cells going because you’ll need brains and team spirit for this paperchase, which will take you right through Basel. You will find surprises and entertaining or tricky problems to solve at various points along the way. Work out the answers to the clues to find out where the trail leads next.

Trails:

Cyan (2 - 2.5 hours)

Familytrail (2 hours)

Magenta (2 - 2.5 hours)

Magenta maxi (4 - 4.5 hours)

Yellow (2 - 2.5 hours)

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Lange Erlen Animal Park

Basel Region

Founded in 1871, Lange Erlen Animal Park is a popular destination for families.

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Rhytaxi

Basel Region

Basel can also be ideally explored from the water. For example, on board a Rhytaxi, which will take you from point A to point B.

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