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Augusta Raurica - the roman city

Experience the daily life of the ancient Romans! Join us on our tour around the Roman city of Augusta Raurica and discover more about ancient health spas, porridge and 20-man latrines. We fill the imposing ruins with life and tell you the...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280, evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50
CHF 200 for scolar groups (1.5-2 hours)

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Augusta Raurica in a nutshell

Delve into the everyday life of the Romans. Travel to Ancient Rome and back again in 60 minutes! This tour will give you some fascinating insights into everyday life in the Roman town. The tour will also give you a chance to view the largest...

Duration

1 hrs.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 230, evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Look lively and take up your quill

Join us on a light-hearted walk through dark times. Together with chronicler Nicolaus von Waldighofen and his scribe Peter, we set out on an exciting journey to a time when the earth shook, the city burned, and the Black Death claimed...

Duration

1 hrs. 15 min.

Languages offered

  • German

Price:

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

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Basel for newcomers

On this tour, especially designed for new residents of the city, you can get to know the city and at the same time gain some valuable tips for day-to-day life. In addition to an introduction to valuable themes such as public transport, post and...

Duration

2 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 365, 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 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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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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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

Price:

CHF 230, evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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Fountains and spring water

On our tour you discover more about the numerous fountains in Basel and refresh yourself with the cool waters. Basel can boast a wealth of fountains that are veritable works of art. On our tour, dedicated to the essential substance for life, you...

Duration

2 hrs.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 280, evening surcharge after 6 pm CHF 50

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The Nightwatchman's Secret

Come with us on a night-time stroll through the legendary "little Venice" of Basel. Join night watchman Rudolf Streiff on a tour of the streets and alleys to St. Alban-Tal. Learn everything there is to know about long-forgotten characters...

Duration

1 hrs. 15 min.

Languages offered

  • German

Price:

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

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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

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Fondation Beyeler

Join us on a visit to one of the most important museums worldwide. Art collectors Ernst and Hildy Beyeler gathered a unique collection of classical modern and original art from Africa and Oceania. Architect Renzo Piano designed a spectacular...

Duration

1 hrs. 15 min.

Languages offered

Price:

CHF 250

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Women in Basel

We know of many fascinating women: empresses and noblewomen, nuns and holy women, witches and prostitutes, however also wives and mothers. It is incredible what women have accomplished, suffered and undergone! Gentlemen are of course also welcome...

Duration

1 hrs. 30 min.

Languages offered

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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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

Details and inquiry