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Free Walking Tours Basel

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Good tour, information and knowledgeable

We enjoyed our free walking tour with Katja. We spent about 2 hours walking around the old and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
San Francisco
via mobile
Good overview of the history of Basel

Anouk provided clear information and was always happy to take questions. The tour followed the... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2018
Caz B
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our free walking tour with Katja. We spent about 2 hours walking around the old and main squares of Basel. She gave us history, the meaning and significance of the major sites, and how things came to be. If you’re in town on...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

We planned our whole day in Basel, so we could join the tour of Jewish basel - as planned and confirmed with you. We waited at the meeting point (in front of the theater) with 12 other people - and the guide never showed up!!!More

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FW G, Geschäftsführer at Free Walking Tours Basel, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2018

Dear Ditza, we apologize wholeheartedly for the inconvenience. Apparently there was a misunderstanding about the meeting point for the Jewish Tour, which is the Synagogue (Leimenstrasse 24, 4051 Basel) as advertised on our website (http://www.freewalk.ch/basel/jewish-tour-basel.php). We are very sorry about that and hope you still...More

Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

Anouk provided clear information and was always happy to take questions. The tour followed the historical structures of Basel’s history with relevant explanation. Great way to spend our first morning in Basel, we were treated to wonderful weather as well!

Thank Caz B
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Katia was an excellent tour guide and took us around the beautiful city of Basel, giving us an insight into local events and sights. Very enjoyable.

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Reviewed March 16, 2018

I took part in the downtown tour on a freezing but sunny day. with the 1,5 h walk we didn't freeze completely. There were many many stories that made me get a feeling for the city in few time. Thanks to the very nice tour...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

The tour was nice and and provided a very good introduction to this beautiful town. Silvia (I hope I remembered the name correctly) was a friendly and welcoming guide and provided us with a personal view of the town's peculiarities, which was a welcome extra....More

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Reviewed August 26, 2017

I had a great walking tour this past week. Our docent for the tour was living in Basel and was from Spain. I am so bad with names...all I can say is she led a very well organized, carefully thought out tour of the center...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017 via mobile

Nina was a great tourguide. She knows everything about her city and obviously loves it. I definitely recommend doing it, so you can see the city's most beautiful spots.

1  Thank Okean95
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

A great way to start your stay in Basel. We took the historical freewalk tour with Florence which started at the Tinguely fountain at 11:00am on the dot. You're not required to sign up, just turn up and you'll see the guide holding a bag...More

Thank LKK78
Reviewed June 10, 2017

Historical walking tour is just what it says. Our Guide, Anouk, was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, a good speaker with touches of humour to keep one interested in over 2,000 years of history. An enjoyable outing. Basel itself is hilly, so be aware of any limitations you...More

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Preeti S
June 19, 2018|
Response from FW G | Property representative |
Hello Preeti, thank you for interest in our tours. As for the 21st of June, we have no tours then. But there is one on the 23rd of June, starting 2pm from the Basel Badischer Bahnhof (German Railway Station) at the clock... More
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May 10, 2018|
Response from FW G | Property representative |
Hi Ciaran, sorry but I have to disappoint you. As we are all volunteers here at Free Walking Tours Basel and do these tours in our free time, we only schedule tours on the weekend at the moment, because we are all busy with... More
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Emma G
April 25, 2018|
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Hi Emma, yes there will be a Kleinbasel Tour at 2pm, starting at Badischer Bahnhof. You can find all information on our homepage (freewalk.ch/basel). Our tours are "free of charge", meaning that you don't pay anything to... More
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