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! Who’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.

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  • Professional local tour guide


  • Basel Historical Museum Admission Fees

Route & Duration

3 hours
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    The Basel Rathaus

    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.

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    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, specialty shops. Some of the most picturesque streets in the Old Town are Spalenberg, Leonhardsberg and Heuberg.

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    Basel Historical Museum

    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.

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    The Basel cathedral

    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 two different houses and the exterior is red brick with colorful tiled roofs.

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    Cathedral Square (Münsterpl., 4051 Basel, 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 cafes, and cobbled streets lined with inspiring medieval architecture. Renaissance and Baroque.

Meeting Point

Next to Tinguely Fountain (Klostergasse 7, 4051 Basel, Switzerland) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.