Private tour

Basel History Tour for Groups

4.7 / 5

23 reviews

Basel History Tour for Groups

Activity provider: Basel Tourismus

Experience an interesting tour through Basel; enjoy traveling through time to explore the city's history. Marvel at the contemporary architecture and historical buildings and learn about Basel's development.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration 1.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the history of the Swiss canton of Basel and marvel at the beautiful buildings from different eras
  • Wander through the narrow alleyways of the city's Old Town, and admire the Minster, Red Town Hall and Tinguely Fountain
  • Learn more about the city's history and listen to interesting anecdotes about Basel's past and present
Full description
Through an interesting tour of the city, discover Basel's romantic winding alleyways and well-preserved Old Town. Immerse yourself in the city's history and admire the imposing structures, cozy squares and many more highlights. Beginning at the Tinguely Fountain at Theater Basel, make your way through the Basel oppidum, known as Basel-Münsterhügel, to the Rotes Rathaus (Town Hall), which dates back to the 16th century. Pass Basel Minster and "Barfüßer Kirche," a former church that now houses the Basel Historical Museum, as well as other sites capturing the spirit of the city. See the most beautiful sights in Basel and let a friendly tour guide teach you all about the history and landmarks of the breathtaking Swiss city.
Includes
  • City tour
  • Local tour guide

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    Meeting point

    Tinguely Fountain by Theater Basel.

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    Important information

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    • For tours after 18:00, there is an additional surcharge of CHF 50
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.7 /5

    based on 23 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.2/5
    • Service
      4.6/5
    • Organization
      4.8/5

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    was nice!

    October 15, 2021

    Great guide and lots of stories

    September 5, 2021

    As Basel residents, we have learned a lot about our city.

    July 30, 2021

    Product ID: 56976