3 hours to explore the town and have a relaxing chat in a local café
Join me for a walk around Basel's medieval city center and see sights such as the famous town hall and the cathedral and our tiny narrow alleys. As an optional extra we could use of one of the unique ferries that cross the river here in Basel.
Towards the end we can stop and have a cup of tea and a cake at a café and talk a little more about medieval life or what is happening these days here in Basel and everything between.
Of course I can give you ideas about things you could do with you time in Basel when you are not with me so you have an idea what else there is to explore.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your Hotel or on the 'Market Square'
End location: A Café at the 'Market Square', somewhere in town or right at your Hotel
Duration: 3 hours
We will use the tram but mostly walk. There will be cobble stones and some steps involved but depending on your needs we can find a way to mainly walk downhill and take the tram uphill.
if you are staying in a hotel in Basel you will have valid tram tickets to get around.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 Swiss Francs (CHF) or Euro (€) - In Basel you can pay with Euro or Swiss Francs. However if you do pay with Euro they will give you change back in Swiss Francs.
For a little snack and a beverage and a possible ferry ride you might want to bring 15,- CHF/€ per person.
- Tram tickets
- Your consumption in the optional Café visit at the end of the tour
- Tickets for the optional ferry ride
- Tickets to climb the towers of the Cathedral if you want to climb around 250 steps for a spectacular view!
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We thought Kevin's tour was great! He really made the city come alive for us and also shared some helpful tips for the remainder of our stay. Highly recommend this tour!