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Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel

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Wonderful afternoons stroll

it was great to walk around and look at the buildings and also an exercise in Switzerland that does... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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lovely walks

christmas walking trough Basilej is very pleasant. Christmas markets and streets makes me festal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it was great to walk around and look at the buildings and also an exercise in Switzerland that does not cost you anything unless you decided to go in the shots. The small cute streets are amazing and also for a bit of window shopping.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

christmas walking trough Basilej is very pleasant. Christmas markets and streets makes me festal atmosphere.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Martin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the stretch alleys between the Mittlere bridge and Basil Cathedral adjacent to Rhine river. On your way from Mittlere bridge to Basel Cathedral if you walk parallel to Rhine river You will automatically find yourself walking through some old neighborhood, the alleys and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I loved to visit the old town of Basel ! It was an amazing moment especially with the Christmas mood and decoration! The streets were all cute and nice,tiny boutiques everywhere! Christmas markets in différent places of the town next to the places to visit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KhunAnn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon the old town during a short visit to Basel. Our December visit coincided with a number of Christmas markets including a very pretty one close to the Cathedral. I imagine it would be especially nice after dark. There is also a nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

The old town was not too far from the central train station if the city. I visited this place during christmas and it was very nice. The most beautiful is the architecture of the buildings in the home town as they maintend many buildings old...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Buildings built for eternit line the intertwining streets of old Basel all immaculately restored to provide a glimpse of the past

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Flint C
Reviewed 8 October 2018

I walked a different way to Rhine, crossed to Altstadt, a disappointing Old Town. Discovered I missed the best parts of the town. Did take a pic of the Munster Cathedral. Trip wore me out. After wobbling with cane in hand for about 3 kilometers,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tommy M
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Basel Altstadt is the nicest city in Switzerland! Specially the surroundings of the Münster and the view over the Rhine Is just amazing! Lots of old well renovated buildings. Many nice Restaurants and coffee shops! Take time to visit some of the so many museums!

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank flipflop525
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

We wandered aimlessly through the old town of Basel. The myriad historic buildings are breathtaking and the interpretation is helpful. The old city has many museums covering art, culture and history appealing wide. The eateries are numerous with many outdoor options. There a lots of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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19 May 2018|
Response from DeborahML2014 | Reviewed this property |
I actually visited the Old town on my own with the tourist brochure. There are self-guided tours of oldtown walks on the official city website, as well as free walks by local guides for tips only.
4 September 2017|
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Response from yWayfarer | Reviewed this property |
Euros are fine most places in Switzerland including Basel. The fare depends on the distance you travel starts at just over 2€ or SFR. You might consider a day ticket. Fares paid at machines at stops, not always a fare box... More
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