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Stories of Basel's Old Town provided by Stadtführungen Basel Tourismus

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Updated 06/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 06/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Tinguely Fountain
    Klostergasse 7, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
    Tinguely fountain at Steinenberg / Theatre square
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  • 1
    Tinguely-Brunnen
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 2
    Basel Historical Museum - Barfuesserkirche
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 3
    Basel Minster
    Stop: 10 minutes
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    Pass by
    Museum der Kulturen Basel
  • 4
    Marktplatz
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 5
    Rathaus
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • 6
    Andreasplatz
    Stop: 5 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Spalenberg
    Spalenberg, Basel, Switzerland
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tinguely Fountain, Klostergasse 7, 4051 Basel, Switzerland
Duration
2h
Return Details
Spalenberg, Basel, Switzerland
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Commentary in English and German
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Depending on the composition of the group, tour commentaries may be given bilingual from Sunday to Friday.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Victoria F wrote a review Dec 2019
Bridgwater, United Kingdom20 contributions9 helpful votes
Our guide was very informative and kept us moving at a gentle pace to keep us warm but not enough to tire us out. Learned a lot about Basel and loved going through the side streets. I didn't know until our guide told us that the water from the fountains is drinkable (bar the
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Monica wrote a review Oct 2019
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This tour is a great way to get to know Basel and it's history. Isabelle was a lovely guide! I appreciated how she incorporated fun elements like letting us drink from one the city's many fountains, and the sweet Swiss treat! The tour was so helpful in learning my way around
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Ron W wrote a review Oct 2019
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania233 contributions34 helpful votes
You beat your tour guide by the mechanical fountain that moves just outside the new State Theatre. You should wear comfortable shoes and hopefully it won’t rain on you like it rained on me. It’s a very pretty city and the guy is very good and knowledgeable.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Mike K wrote a review Oct 2019
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada3,083 contributions305 helpful votes
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At the beginning of our Viking river cruise from the Swiss Alps to Paris, we explored Basel where three nations converge—Switzerland, France and Germany. Basel’s Old Town is a cluster of medieval buildings on a hilly riverbank. The Marktplatz or Market Square is surrounded by
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Date of experience: September 2019
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george h wrote a review Sep 2019
10 contributions3 helpful votes
The tour was good, suited all abilities as the pace was done so well and the information provided was insightful. This was a great way to see this part of the city and understand a little about basel’s Past.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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About the operator

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By: Stadtführungen Basel Tourismus
Milly_b80
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Well worth a visit
Barbara was amazing, we were lucky that we were the only 2 on the tram so we had a personal tour. The tour takes yo
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Michael_Kruse
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Walking Guided Tour in GrossBasel
I am living in the old town for 5 years, so I made the tour to discover new facets, peculiar stories, new seeings.
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Jonagold4
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Only on Sunday and pay for a seat!
Very good guide, even going slowly, she couldn't quite keep up with all that was being passed, and joked about tell
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Molly M
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Interesting, but you don't get to see much and the heating on the seats is wonky
I liked learning interesting facts about the city of Basel, but there's only a limited amount of things you can see
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thebabies
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Overview of the City
Good tour to get an overview to know where to further visit. Good idea to purchase tickets ahead of time to ensure
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Robert L
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Odd thing but fun.
It is a strange an different thing to do, but it was fun. In the US there is not very much similar to this. I think
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salu47
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Basel, History at it's best
If you visit Switzerland, beside Jungfrau, Matterhorn and other fantastic sites, you haven't seen all if you haven'
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aussiecher
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Wonderful tour around the small place of BASEL on the Vintage Tram. Make sure you sit INSIDE (costs extra) as you
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  • Duration: 2h
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  • Languages Offered: English, German
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