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Basel: 1-Hour Must-See Express Tour

Product ID: 181058
Enjoy a 1-hour experience where you will come across the most wonderful sights of Basel with the help of a local guide. In a short but intense tour, learn about the history and culture of Basel and discover the city from a local’s perspective.
About this activity
Duration: 1 hour
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Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the main sights of Basel
  • Discover some secret spots in Basel
  • Get tips from your guide about where to eat and drink
Full description
Discover Basel during a short but sweet excursion during which you will learn the most intriguing facts about the history, local lifestyle, and contemporary transformation of the city. After meeting your local guide at St. Albans Tor, start the stroll and 1-hour sightseeing tour where you are sure to fall in love with Basel.

See the city through the eyes of a local, discover what the everyday life looks like, and find out where the city gets its characteristic ambience. While walking through Basel, you will discover its parks, monuments, and historical architecture with the chance of getting insider tips about the best cafes, restaurants, and bars to visit during your time here.

Make the most of your visit and enjoy an experience perfect for someone visiting for the first time, or for someone who wants to rediscover the city.
Includes
  • Guided walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Food, drinks, or snacks

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Meeting point

In front of the gate at St. Alban Tor, St. Alban-Graben 16, 4052 Basel, Switzerland.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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I think the tour guide was very enthusiastic to show the beautiful sites in the old city. She was very knowledgeable about the tidbit stories that made the tour interesting. Loved the visit to the Marktplatz to see the fresh produce and flowers for sale. The visit to the Lookout point near the Cathedral was also scenic as it overlooked the bridge and river. Overall, we enjoyed ourselves very much and would recommend this tour to other visitors. A short but meaningful look at the Old Basel appreciating the history, art, architecture and culture.

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July 3, 2019

It's a privately guided tour which took me around the highlights of Basel, including the Münster, the Old Town, and some quirky parts such as The Three Kings hotel, the Rathaus City Hall, and the "Walk of Fame" and Christmas House along Spalenberg. As I chose to go on an evening tour, many of these sights were not open to visit, but it makes for a good orientation of what to add to your daytime itinerary for Basel. Flavia was a great guide and a real trooper, as h

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