We'll stop to see the Spalen Gate located in the former ancient city. One of only three remaining, it is considered by many to be the most beautiful gate in all of Switzerland.
Basel is home to Basel University, founded in 1460. Not only is it Switzerland's oldest university, it is also one of the oldest surviving universities in the entire world.
A unique area, known as the "three countries corner" is a must on anyone's visit to Basel. This spot is at the intersection of where France, Germany and Switzerland meet. It's not often you'll find yourself in 3 countries at once!
With time, Basel grew from an ancient city with walls, gates and defensive ditches to a modern city during industrialization of the 19th century. Therefore a stop at the grounds of the Swiss Industries Fair in included on this tour. Your guide will fill you in on the fascinating history of this transformation into today's captital of the chemical and pharmaceutical industry.
Departures: 09:00 AM, 10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 12:00 PM, 01:00 PM,
Meeting instructions: Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.
Special instructions: - This is a walking tour. Wear comfortable shoes and be prepared to walk on cobblestone streets.