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Basel: Hidden Treasures Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

1. Basel: Hidden Treasures Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Switzerland’s only port city is one with a tremendous personality that beckons to be discovered. Join me on a walking tour through the heart of Basel, a crossroads for France, Germany and Switzerland, where cultures meet and coexist. On this tour, we’ll journey through the well preserved old town and see a mix of medieval and modern architecture. You’ll hear about the city’s legends, its history, and the people who shaped itl. Along the way, I’ll show you contemporary Basel and tell you about all the local festivals. You’ll also find out about the city’s reputation for art and humanism, starting with the publishing industry in the 1400s, and proudly continuing today with the international Art Basel fair. Here, in the country’s smallest canton, you’ll find over 40 museums and the oldest University in Switzerland. Of course, our tour would not be complete without the Rhine River, the Romans and chocolate! During the course of our walk, the curious will discover: • The difference between Klein Basel and Gross Basel • Which sculpture was banned from the Market Square • Where to find the tomb of the only queen buried in Switzerland • How locals cross the Rhine River • Who Erasmus was, and why he was called “the last man who knew everything” • Whether Basel really is the birthplace of confetti Join me in discovering how much more Basel has to offer besides art. Allow at least an hour to get the most out of this tour, and to savour some incredible chocolate!

Basel: Capture the most Photogenic Spots with a Local

2. Basel: Capture the most Photogenic Spots with a Local

Experience Basel through the lens of a local, capturing both the iconic views and the photogenic charm of hidden corners. Navigate from the iconic Kunsthalle Basel capturing its modern, sleek architecture to the emblematic Basel Town Hall renowned for its colorful, ornate facade. Uncover their unique roles in the daily life of locals, from being a beloved meeting point to a scene straight out of a postcard. Experience Basel intimately, as your Local reveals the stories behind famed postcard scenes, blending photogenic imagery with personal anecdotes. This experience offers a distinctive view of Basel, combining picturesque highlights with authentic cultural insights, making it a can't-miss experience for any visitor.

Discover Basel's Charm: Exclusive Private Walking Tour

3. Discover Basel's Charm: Exclusive Private Walking Tour

Embark on an immersive journey through the cultural heart of Basel with our exclusive 3-4 hour private walking city tour. Led by a knowledgeable local guide, this personalized experience unveils the city's rich history, artistic treasures, and architectural gems. Wander through the medieval Old Town, marvel at the iconic Basel Minster, and explore the vibrant Marktplatz. With personalized attention and flexibility, this private walking tour ensures an unforgettable exploration of Basel's hidden corners and renowned landmarks. Immerse yourself in the charm of this Rhine-side Swiss city with a private guided experience.

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What people are saying about Carnival Fountain

Had a great tour with a great Local! Sights vey nice, but the people - even better!