Basel City Walk Private Walking Tour
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Basel City Walk Private Walking Tour

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Discover Basel City

Where the borders of France, Germany and Switzerland meet is Basel. I invite you to discover this city where cultures meet and coexist! Join me as we tour through the heart of Basel, containing a mix of medieval buildings and modern Swiss architecture. You'll hear about the city's legends, its history, and the people who shaped it.

Along the way, I'll show you contemporary Basel and tell you about the local festivals. You'll also find out about the city's reputation for art and humanism, starting with the publishing industry in the 1400s, and proudly continuing today with the international Art Basel fair. This tour helps answer questions such as:

What is the difference between Klein Basel and Gross Basel
?
Which sculpture was banned from the Market Square
?
Where is the tomb of the only queen buried in Switzerland?
How do locals cross the Rhine River?
Who was Erasmus? and was he really "the last man who knew everything"
?

ITINERARY

Tinguely Fountain
Intersection Fountain by Richard Serra
Elisabeth Church
Rittergasse
Münster (Cathedral)
Münster Pfalz
Münster Ferry
Mittlere Bridge
Rathaus (cityhall)
Blue and White Houses
MarktPlatz
Barfüsserplatz
Old University

Each tour is unique, depending upon our pace and your preferences we may not cover all items listed above.

MEETING POINT + TOUR DURATION

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Monument/Building

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

You are always welcome to extend the tour, many visitors add 30 minutes onto the tour.

TRANSPORTATION

The main method of transport is our feet, so please wear comfortable shoes because walking is the optimal way to explore Basel.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

Other: A privately guided tour of Basel and a friendly smile.

ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED

2 CHF - When operating hours permit we will cross the Rhine River by ferry.

WHAT’S EXTRA

Other: A few Swiss Francs to cross the Rhine River


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