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Sightseeing Tour Basel

Basel then and now. Discover 2000 years of history: We visit historical places and buildings in and around the centre of Basel.

Stories about famous people and exciting facts about art, architecture, economy, politics and the development of Basel become a fascinating experience. We welcome you at 12 bus stops: Get on - Basel compact with BaselCitytour.


Daily Wednesday to Sunday

The first tour starts at 11 a.m. from Tinguely Brunnen, Steinenberg

No operation for these dates:

26.05.24: 3Nation-Marathon. No Operation
15.09.24: Slowup-Race. No Operation

Order tickets online here


+ Historical places with stories about Christoph Merian, Sheik Ibrahim, BIZ, Baumgartner, Zoo, Synagogue, Anne Frank, Bernoulli, Paracelsus, Hermann Hesse, C.G. Jung, Theodor Herzl, Johann Peter Hebel, Wolfgang Goethe, Herzog & De Meuron, Novartis, Fritz Hoffmann-La Roche, Jean-Tinguely, Thomy, Felix Sarasin, Lenin, Wettstein, Basilisk
+ Tinguely fountain, Spalenberg, Spalentor, architecture, market place, town hall, St. Johannstor, Novartis campus, Dreiländereck, Stücki shopping, musical theatre, barracks / tattoo Basel, fair, Roche tower, Tinguely museum, city wall, paper mill museum, art museum, Basel cathedral, Elisabethenkirche

+ 2h tour in and around the centre of Basel
+ Panorama bus
+ Every seat with iPad and Audio-Guide-App
+ Free download from Audio-Guide-App to your Smartphone! (unlock code on ticket)
+ FreeWifi
+ Free Läckerli
+ 12 stops for boarding