Basel Tourismus and Switzerland Tourism offer a great number of tours, allowing you to design your very own program.
Instead of taking a guided tour, you can explore Basel using tramways and busses, or travel to other destinations in Switzerland by train.
If you don't stay at a hotel in Basel and don't receive a BaselCard, you may be interested in purchasing a multi-use ticket at a tram stop.
Take one for 1 zone, 2nd class. It is valid for 6 journeys within Basel and costs 20.50 CHF. Each of the tickets is for a journey of up to 1 hour including transfers. Stamp the multi-use ticket at the tram stop each time you start a journey.


Recommendations for guided tours:

Tours of Basel: City Tour by Bus , City and Harbour Tour.

Day tours to other destinations: Berne, Titlis.


Recommendations for visits and activities on your own:

Places of interest in Basel: Fondation Beyeler, Kunstmuseum Basel, the Zoo, Basel Tattoo, and many more ...

Day tours to other destinations: Berne, Lucerne, Zurich, Murten, Schaffhausen, Freiburg (D), Colmar (F): See SBB timetable.

Holidays in Switzerland: Summer destinations, Hiking.


The Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen are situated some 70 km east of Basel. They are Europe's largest waterfall.
The city of Schaffhausen is also worth a visit. The little castle on the picture is a youth hostel.


The Aletsch Glacier is the largest glacier of the Alps. It can best be seen from Jungfraujoch or from Eggishorn.
From Basel, it takes a day to get there and enjoy the landscape.
Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.