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Rheinufer, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 77 400 65 41
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a short interesting distraction

Free trip with the Basel card, less then 2 euroes without and just takes a couple of minutes... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Unique city to Switzerland do not miss

You can only stay in Zurich for a day, you can miss downtown Luzern.you can also skip Geneva, but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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The four Rhine ferries cross the Rhein on four different places Contact: St. Alban Fähre: 0041 79 659 63 66 Münster-Fähre: 0041 77 400 65 41 Klingental-Fähre: 0041 79 659 63 67 St.Johan-Fähre: 0041 79 659 63 68
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (12 reviews)
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Rheinufer, Basel 4001, Switzerland
+41 77 400 65 41
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Reviewed yesterday

Free trip with the Basel card, less then 2 euroes without and just takes a couple of minutes. Interesting and fun though, good view of the city as you cross and I have not seen anything like this anywere before. well worth doing

Thank stevieblooz
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You can only stay in Zurich for a day, you can miss downtown Luzern.you can also skip Geneva, but be sure to stay here for at least two days to enjoy its unique style.

Thank JKJ10080
Reviewed 5 days ago

The crossing takes only a few minutes, but the fact you are in a boat powered only by the currents makes the experience a bit special. We were entitled to one free crossing with our Basel travel card.

1  Thank Travel-Lightbeam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really fun way to cross the rhine. The small ferries are real fun. Enjoy the beauty as you take the ride!!

Thank avecdce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited quickly Basel on our way across Europe, we were very pleasantly surprised the Rheinfahre was working on 25.12! Our 2 year old daughter was amazed by the silent boat :)

Thank Martina N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The small ferries without any engine just powered by the rivers force are a special experience to pass the river Rhine in Basel on different places. It's almost silent and the ferry boat captains are mostly good adviser to ask things about the river and...More

Thank jenjenstone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful mini-adventure. Fascinating non-motorized float across the river using currents and tillers. Great shortcut up the hill to the Munster.

Thank Ginny C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's a fantastic experience to silently cross the Rhine by one of the four ferries. You will see the town from another angle.

Thank Bernhard M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently took the quick ferry across the Rhine during a day of exploring the city of Basel. It was a great experience and we were glad we did it for a different perspective from the Rhine. It's very cheap to cross over the Rhine...More

Thank TKeys13
Reviewed 17 December 2017

You have to take a ride on this engine free ferry. Let the current of the Rhine take your boat from one side of the river to the other. With no engine noise, the trip is silent and let's you concentrate on the beauty of...More

Thank carpoolmom
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21 January 2018|
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Response from Familie_Schlaepfer | Reviewed this property |
From Sbb Train Station You can take the Tram 8, 11 until schifflände. About 10 minutes
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Anna Maria Z
2 December 2017|
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Response from Oleg Y | Reviewed this property |
Hi Anna Marie once again. You can try also the ferry boat “Klingental, Vogel Gryff” between Mittlere Brücke and Johanniterbrücke, that is very richly decorated again this year. Generally, the ferry boat operates daily from... More
Marie O
18 April 2017|
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Response from Noa T | Property representative |
The ferry in Basel runs every day (365 days/year) 9am to 8pm in summertime 11am to 5pm in wintertime
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