Basel's Old Town Historical Walking Tour

Basel's Old Town Historical Walking Tour

Planning a trip to Switzerland? Looking for Off-the-Beaten-Path Tour in Basel? What about visiting Basel’s Old Town? Basel’s Old Town lies roughly between the river and the old city gate. With its stone streets, medieval churches beautifully maintained old homes, and brightly painted fountains, it represents an authentic journey back through the ages! What’s included in Basel's Old Town Historical Walking Tour? The tour focuses on the area's rich history and varied architecture. Which are the major Basel’s Old Town attractions? You will have the chance to discover the Basel Historical Museum, St. Johanns Tor, Münster Cathedral, Münster Pfalz, Rebgasse, and other interesting sights. Why is Basel considered Switzerland’s capital of culture? You will discover why after discovering the unusual combination of tradition and modernity with an exciting city environment, it is harmonious nonetheless. Get ready to experience Switzerland from a different perspective!

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Stop At: Basel Town Hall, Marktpl. 9, 4001 Basel, Switzerland

The most notable features of the Rathaus are its red-painted exterior, multicolored roof, council chambers, inner courtyards, romantic corridors, and the Rathaus tower, with its most beautiful brightly colored murals, as well as many beautiful sculptures and art. You can see the town hall independently or take a guided tour on certain days.

Duration: 22 minutes

Stop At: Altstadt Grossbasel, Basel, Switzerland

Old town attractions include Blaues and Weisses Haus; the Fasnacht-Brunnen fountain created by Jean Tinguely; Grand Hotel Les Trois Rois fish market; etc. In addition, the old city is also home to restaurants, bars, and specialty shops. Some of the most picturesque streets in the Old Town are Spalenberg, Leonhardsberg, and Heuberg.

Duration: 21 minutes

Stop At: Basel Historical Museum – Musikmuseum, Im Lohnhof 9, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

The Historisches Museum Basel, or Basel Historical Museum, is one of the largest cultural history museums in Switzerland, and hence is considered of national importance. You'll find paintings, ceramics, furniture, and children's toys.

Duration: 22 minutes

Stop At: Basel Minster, Münsterpl. 9, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

This national heritage started as a Catholic church and is now a Reformed Protestant church. It is an outstanding landmark on a hill overlooking the Rhine with some towers of two different houses and the exterior is red brick with colorful tiled roofs.

Duration: 21 minutes

Stop At: Libraries Schaffhausen City Library on Cathedral Square, Münsterpl. 1, 8200 Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Cathedral Square, or Münsterplatz, is one of the oldest public squares in Basel. It has been used as a public gathering place for centuries. and today it remains a venue for events, festivals, markets, and concerts throughout the year. The square is home to many shops, restaurants, and cafés, and cobbled streets lined with inspiring medieval architecture. Renaissance and Baroque

Duration: 22 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Near public transportation"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"

Duración: 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Tinguely Fountain, Klostergasse 7, 4051 Basel, Switzerland

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


  • Professional Local Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fee to Basel Historical Museum

No Incluye

  • Entry/Admission - Basel Historical Museum – Musikmuseum


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