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Our most recommended Basel Christmas Activities

From Colmar: Christmas Markets Across 3 Borders

1. From Colmar: Christmas Markets Across 3 Borders

Depart Colmar at 10:00 AM from Colmar with your private driver and travel to the fortified town of Neuf-Brisach. This planned city is notable for its octagonal layout and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Next, visit the Christmas market of Freiburg across the border in Germany. Following this, travel to Basel in Switzerland to discover its Christmas market at night. Explore all cities at your own pace and fall in love with their charm and decoration for the Christmas season.

Basel: Christmas Magic Guided Walking Tour

2. Basel: Christmas Magic Guided Walking Tour

Visit Basel during a very special time of year on this guided Christmas tour through the city. Explore the city on foot and see the streets and buildings adorned in festive decorations. Visit a Christmas market to shop local products. Christmas time is the perfect time of year to discover the beauty and cheer of Basel. Starting in front of the cathedral, follow alongside your guide to the city’s most magical and festive spots. Discover bright lights, Christmas trees, decorative angels, and much more in a city full of special stories, one-of-a-kind views, and surprises at every turn. As you explore, get to know more about the city. Learn from your guide about local advent customs and other holiday facts. Finish off your tour at Barfüsserplatz, where you can visit the traditional Christmas market afterward.

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