What to do and see in Basel? Here are our tips.

Basel - What to do

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The old city center of Basel, with the Münster Cathedral.

What to do and see in Basel

Please find our tips below.

SIGHTSEEING IN AND AROUND BASEL

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Boat trip Basel

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

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Münster Cathedral Basel

Imposing cathedral along the river Rhine.

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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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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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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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2-day independent Jungfrau Experience

Wonderful short trip to explore the Jungfrau region. You'll spend the night in Grindelwald or Kleine Scheidegg (recommended for the scenery, only available in high season). A cogwheel train takes you to the highest train station in Europe at Jungfraujoch. 1st class trains except the cogwheel train.

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3 days to the Basel and Colmar Christmas markets

You'll stay in Basel for 2 nights to visit the Christmas markets in Basel and Colmar (France). A guided tour of the market in Basel is included, as well as public transport in town, and a return train ticket to Colmar.

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Independent 4-day Golden Pass and Jungfraujoch tour

Start from Basel, Geneva or Zurich and explore the Golden Pass line in 4 days. A ride to Jungfraujoch, the highest train station in Europe, is included too. You'll spend the nights in Lucerne, Interlaken and Montreux. All train rides except Jungfraujoch in 1st class. You can book additional days.

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Highlights of Switzerland in 5 days

The Lucerne area is the highlight of Central Switzerland. That's where you start with a visit to Mount Titlis. Next, you'll take the highest railway of Europe to Jungfraujoch and spend the night in Interlaken. Finally you'll visit Gornergrat to view the Matterhorn. 1st class trains where available.

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Independent 5-day Majestic Alps tour

You'll visit the car free alpine town of Mürren and the James Bond mountain Schilthorn. Next, you'll travel to Zermatt to enjoy the view of the Matterhorn after riding the cogwheel train up to Gornergrat. All by 1st class trains, except the mountain trains. This tour can be extended (recommended).

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