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Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel

Marktplatz, Basel, Switzerland
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A walk in the old city

The old part of the city is compact and really quaint. The buildings have been beautifully kept... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
Amazing city

We enjoyed walking through the Altstadt. Haven't seen these many beautiful old houses in a city... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
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Marktplatz, Basel, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The old part of the city is compact and really quaint. The buildings have been beautifully kept and renovated. It is a joy to walk from Markplatz up to Munsterplatz and then down towards the Rhine with all these lovely buildings. From Munsterplatz you can...More

Thank ivyCharlotte4
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed walking through the Altstadt. Haven't seen these many beautiful old houses in a city very often. When you get to Basel, this is something you have to do!

Thank kiwianna1
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Unfortunately we didn't have very much time available, but the City seems beautiful and we will definitely return to explore more.

Thank HB-UAE
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Great experience any time, pleasant walk. Very nice old town, great to see and take pictures. Very old buildings.

Thank Natlovestravel
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Basel is a very beautiful city with a lot of narrow paving stone streets. You can always find a new spot whenever you go there! all seasons are good in Basel :)

1  Thank Shimnik
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Basel's old town is nice, if not very big. We walked through it on our first day of a longer tour, and it was a pleasant first day. There is some shopping and it isn't too big to enjoy in a couple hours.

Thank HI_McDunnough
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We spent half a day walking around the town. Very pretty and pleasant. There are some very old building like 400 years old. It's also good to walk around with children. There are many nice building, museums and the riverside is so beautiful. The boat...More

Thank Altug71
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Several planned walks available in brochure from Tourist information. Area around the Marketplace takes you through Basel's history from the middle ages to the present. From the bright red City Hall to views of the modern pharmaceutical industry buildings and factories on the Rhine.

Thank yWayfarer
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I welcome many of my fans in friends in my hometown. And a walk through the old city of Basel is one of the musts you should do. On this walk you will learn a lot about the architecture and culture of Basel the city...More

1  Thank ThomasSchauffert
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Basel is having a very nice old town, nice shops, clean and ordered as usual for Switzerland. It is already a different mentality with respect to Zürich, more confusion and less people in center.

1  Thank Davide P
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21 November 2016|
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Response from Panasonic99 | Reviewed this property |
It depend where you arrive in Basel. From the Airport you'll find a bus every 20 Minutes to the railway main station Basel SBB. From where you have a tram connection to the embarkation point of the cruiser. Or you take a... More
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11 October 2016|
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Response from sbokhari53 | Reviewed this property |
Actually you can also pick up some very good deals in Basel now, just away from the city centre. Go to Booking.website. Walking and taking the tram is very convenient in Basel.
jodi m
11 October 2016|
Response from Panasonic99 | Reviewed this property |
If you would like to stay in a flat: Andreasplatz, Spalenberg, Imbergässlein, all in the center of Greater Basel are the best. All close to the Market Place, the River Rhine and tramway stations. If you just like to stay for... More