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Free Walking Tours Basel

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About Free Walking Tours Basel
Join us on a Free Walking Tour through Basel, the famous city on the border of France and Germany. See the Tinguely Fountain, the Münsterplatz, the Rathaus, the Mittlere Brücke, the Spalentor and other sites along the way. Apart from finding out about Basel's history, we will be showing you our culture and give you inside tips. We're looking forward to seeing you! Meet us every Sunday at the Tinguely Fountain at 13:00 for the Downtown Tour. Check website/events on facebook for details on the other tours. No need to sign up, just show up! (Please send us an e-mail if you're a group of more than 8 people). A tour typically takes 1.5 to 2 hours. As the name says the tour is free but our guides gladly accept tips.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

no tour guide found. waited for half an hour. There was no information of any cancellation either strangeMore

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Preeti S
fwt_basel, Manager at Free Walking Tours Basel, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Preeti, we are very sorry that this happened to you! But we don't have any knowledge of any tour not happening in the past few weeks. It would help us a lot if you could give us more detail (which tour you wanted to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great to hear the background of this beautiful city. It’s a shame there aren’t more tours across the week as we did this on our last day. Still, it was great to find out more about the city, it’s people, history & architecture.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 15, 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Arty101
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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!

Date of experience: May 2018
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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.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank james c
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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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

Date of experience: September 2017
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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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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.

Date of experience: March 2017
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October 18, 2018|
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Response from fwt_basel | Property representative |
Hi Carmen, thanks for your question! Yes, there will be a tour happening on Sunday, November 25th. The November tours should be online (freewalk.ch/basel/dates.php) by the end of the week. Hope you'll enjoy Basel and the... More
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July 25, 2018|
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Response from Michael J | Reviewed this property |
There is a two hour Old Town walk daily in principle at 14.30 which leaves from the Jean Tinguely fountain. Tickets can be purchased from the nearby Tourist Information Office. Enjoy.!!
Preeti S
June 19, 2018|
Response from fwt_basel | 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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