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Basel - What to do

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Marktplatz in Basel

The lively Marktplatz (market place) in the Old Town of Basel.

What to do and see in Basel

Please find our tips below.


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Boat trip Basel

A boat trip on the Rhine in Basel or to Rheinfelden.


Münster Cathedral Basel

Imposing cathedral along the river Rhine.


Basel sightseeing bus tour

2 hour bus tour along the highlights of Basel, with short stops along the way. A smart phone app and headset are included.

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Guided Rhine Falls tour from Basel

A convenient 6 hour tour to the Rhine Falls: your guide will pick you up at your hotel and also drop you off there after the tour. A boat ride to the middle of the falls is included (in summer).

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Two hour guided walking tour in Basel

A local guide will show you various modern and historical buildings in Basel, as well as picturesque streets and landmarks. The tour includes the cathedral, the Barfüsser church, the Tinguely fountain and more.

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Visit to Rötteln Castle in Germany from Basel

Rötteln Castle, just across the Swiss border in Germany, dates back to the 11th century. You can browse the archaeological finds and enjoy the views over the green hills of the Black Forest and northern Switzerland.

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Day trip to the Europa Park from Basel

A full day at the Europa Park in Germany, where you can explore 14 European countries. It's fun for both children and adults. The tour includes hotel pickup and drop-off.

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Customized Switzerland day tour after Rhine cruise from Basel

Ideal tour of Switzerland after a river cruise from Germany to Basel. Your private guide will pick you up with a comfortable minivan. Chris and his team get excellent reviews and will make sure that the day is spent well. Options to visit are Bern, Lucerne, Zurich, Rhine Falls, Mt Pilatus and more.

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  • Attraction type: natural site, mountain top;
    natural site, waterfall;
    city tour;
    corona/COVID-19 friendly
  • Escort: private guide
  • Region: Basel (North-West Switzerland)
  • Duration: 1 day or less
  • Details & booking: Viator.com

Customizable private tour of Basel

A local guide will show you around Basel. The tour program can be customized to match your interests. This walking tour takes 2 hours and can be extended to 6 hours. Public transport can be included on request. No need to miss any of the highlights on this tour!

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Lots of scenic train journey packages

Find lots of scenic train journey packages of 2 and more days. Choose from the Bernina Express, Glacier Express, Golden Pass, Voralpen Express, Gotthard Panorama Express, Jungfraujoch or a combination.

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City walk Basel

Enjoy the highlights of the historical city center and the river Rhine during this city walk in Basel.

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