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Historical & Heritage Tours

Luzern city - small group tour with local guide - starts in Basel

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to city of Luzern. You meet your tour guide in Basel at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Luzern (1 hour) and you will make your way first to the world known wooden chapel bridge. Continue through the old town, passing along the « Kornmarkt », the « Spreuer bridge » to the « Schwanenplatz ». Walk along the lake shore to arrive at the «Lion monument». Your tourguide will tell you the story of this sculpture, before you continue to the St. Leodgar church. A short bus ride to the train station will take place, a stop at the concert hall will take place before, you will board one of the lake Lucerne boats for a cruise. The cruise will take approx. 1 hour. Enjoy the view to the Lucerne bay, the surrounding mountains and the scenery. You will arrive back in central Lucerne by boat. You can extend your stay at your own, or your tourguide leads you back to the train to Basel.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Zermatt & Matterhorn area - small group tour - starts from Basel

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to the Matterhorn area, the glacier world and all-year-place of snow in the Alps. You meet your tour guide in Basel at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Visp (2 hours) and from there by the coghwheel train to Zermatt. At Zermatt you will walk through the historical part of this alpine village and get many information about the history of climbing the Matterhorn. Your tourguide will lead you after that to the « Matterhorn railway », the coghwheel train that will take you to Mount Gornergrat, the best place for stunning views to the Matterhorn. Enjoy your time at your disposal (approx. 2 hours), where you can have lunch with a 360-degrees-panorama. You will travel back together with the tour guide to Zermatt, where the return travel via Visp to Bern will take place. Your tourguide will lead you to your train back to Zurich. Our local tour guide is happy to answer all your questions during the day.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Jungfraujoch day tour with private tourguide - starts from Basel

Reaching the 11,000 foot-tall peak at Jungfraujoch, known as the “Top of Europe,” is no easy feat, even with the help of cable cars and railways. Streamline your ascent — and make the most of your time — on this 10-hour private trip to Jungfraujoch from Basel, including tours of two mountain towns along the way.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Glacier Express one day round trip with private tourguide - starts in Basel

Take one of Europe’s most scenic rail journeys on a private full-day Glacier Express train tour from Basel. Enjoy a guided walking tour of the mountain-ringed town of Chur, and then settle into the world-famous Glacier Express. Travel through what’s known as Switzerland’s ‘Grand Canyon,’ pass wide valleys, mountain gorges, and wooden villages, and enjoy a 3-course lunch at your seat. Round-trip travel from Basel included.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Hop-on Hop-off Tours

Basel City Sightseeing Bus Tour

See the sights of Basel by City Sightseeing bus, and hop on and off around town to visit the landmarks, museums, and attractions that interest you most. The perfect way to sightsee at your own pace, the bus tour follows a route around the city center, passing the Kaserne Cultural Centre, the Roche Tower, and even the Stücki Shoppingcenter. You’ll learn about each site from the audio commentary as you ride around town.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Cultural Tours

1 Hour Private Walk of Basel

This experience is provided by a private local.Discover Basel in a nutshell and learn about the history, local lifestyle and modern transformation of the city during this 60-minute private walking experience.During your walk in the beautiful city, get the chance for a quick overview of some of the city quarters such as the Old Town, Clara, Vorstädte, and Wettstein.Walking through the old streets, next to Rhine River, take the opportunity to discover the city’s perfect blend of contemporary and historical architecture.See historical buildings, such as the town hall building, and also spectacular pieces by famous architects, such as Herzog & de Meuron or Mario Botta. Learn about the history and culture of Basel from a local who loves their city and wants you to love it too!
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Literary, Art & Music Tours

Photogenic Basel with a Local

This experience is provided by a private local.Discover the best photo spots in Basel. A unique Tour through the old town and the City center with stops at the best photo-stops, ideal for photo albums or Instagram.With the help of a local that is passionate with photography you will surely bring home very nice pictures of the city!The group size will not exceed 8 people so that you can ask all the questions you have to the local
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Walking Tours

Stories of Basel's Old Town

Explore Basel’s historic Old Town, hear stories from the dim and distant past and discover what makes the city special on this 2-hour Basel walking tour. Follow a guide through Basel’s pretty Old Town and gain insight into its 15th-century history. Take in top city attractions such as Basel Minster, the Barfüsserkirche, City Hall, the Museum der Kulturen and Tinguely Fountain. Along the way, admire the city’s bold and modern architecture, and see how the centuries have shaped the Basel of today.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

Historical & Heritage Tours

Pilatus golden tour - daily small group tour with local guide - starts in Basel

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to central Switzerland and the pre-Alps. You meet your tour guide in Basel at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Lucerne (1 hour). From there you start with the boat ride on lake Lucerne to transfer to Alpnachstad. Board the world’s steepest coghwheel railway and arrive after 35 minutes at Pilatus. Enjoy your free time at your disposal (approx. 2.5 hours) to discover the dragon gallery, the scenic view point and the terrace. Two restaurants invite you to enjoy lunch at 7000ft altitude. Your tourguide will await you for the return travel, you will travel by aerial gondola to Kriens. After a short walk, your tourguide leads you to the local bus and you arrive in central Lucerne. It’s time for a short visit in the old town and to cross the world’s known wooden chapel bridge. After this visit, your tourguide will lead you to your train back to Basel.
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
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  • 9 hours 45 minutes
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Lucerne city tour with private tourguide incl. boat trip on lake - from Basel

With medieval architecture and spectacular Alpine scenery, Lucerne is the perfect day trip from nearby Basel—but organising public transport to make the most of your trip can be a challenge. On this private city tour, explore Lucerne and Lake Lucerne by boat, bus, and train with all your travel tickets from Basel included, and reach top attractions including the Chapel Bridge and the Lion of Lucerne with ease.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Half-day Tours

Lucerne Half-Day Tour with Transport from Basel

Discover the city of Lucerne on foot with a guide, and explore the tucked-away alleyways and streets of its charming Old Town. A great way to pack the main sights into half a day, the tour gives you all the history behind Lucerne landmarks such as the Chapel Bridge and Jesuit Church as you walk. Hotel pickup and drop-off is also included from Basel.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Basel city tour - 4 hours - with private tour guide

Explore the cultural capital of Switzerland with a private tour of the Basel city highlights. Skip the hassle of navigating the city streets on your own and follow your guide as you explore the Kleinbasel district along the Rhine River and the old buildings and narrow alleyways of Grossbasel. You’ll learn about the history and culture of this city from you guide and get ideas where to dine and what to do with your remaining time in Basel.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Day Trips

Mount Titlis and Lucerne Day Tour Including Cable Car Ticket

Sit back and relax as a private driver navigates mountain roads while you enjoy the scenery. Drive to Lucerne where you’ll enjoy a 2-hour tour with a local English-speaking guide. Then visit Engelberg to experience the Titlis Cliff Walk, a pedestrian bridge on Mt. Titlis suspended 10,000 feet above sea level.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Nature & Wildlife

Private tour to the most breathtaking insider spots in Switzerland (1 day)

Discover with Myswisspanorama breathtaking hidden gems of Switzerland - privately with an environmental expert (MSc ETH Zurich).HIGHLIGHTS:● Discover beautiful hidden places and landscapes on one private day trip in Switzerland.● Get a unique chance to see you from a local environmental expert (MSc ETH Zurich).● Enjoy a delicious Swiss picnic in a breathtaking Landscape.● Buy Swiss chocolate in the factory shop of the Swiss premium chocolate producer LäderachIf you have any wishes or needs, please let us know. We try everything to make your day unforgettable.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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Historical & Heritage Tours

Mount Rigi - daily small group tour with local guide - starts in Basel

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to central Switzerland and the pre-Alps. You meet your tour guide in Basel at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Lucerne (1 hour). From there you start with the boat ride on lake Lucerne to transfer to Vitznau. Board the scenic coghwheel railway and arrive after 30 minutes at Mount Rigi. Enjoy your free time at your disposal (approx. 2.5 hours) to discover the peak with the scenic view point. Two restaurants invite you to enjoy lunch at 7000ft altitude. Your tourguide will await you for the return travel, you will travel by coghwheel train to Arth-Goldau. From there you will get to the train and you arrive in central Lucerne. It’s time for a short visit in the old town and to cross the world’s known wooden chapel bridge. After this visit, your tourguide will lead you to your train back to Basel. Our local tour guide is happy to answer all your questions during the day.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Chocolate Tours

Cheese & Chocolate tour with private tourguide - starts from Basel

Spend a day with the typical Swiss assets: Cheese & chocolate. Travel with your private tourguide - just you and your guide - to Engelberg and visit Switzerland's only cheese factory within a Monastery. The modern achitecture of the cheese factory accents the historical setting in a breathtaking manner. Get an introduction about the cheese makeing process directly at the cheese factory and taste cheese while you the cheese maker at work producing cheese specialities as the famous "Engelberger Klosterglocke". On the afternoon, transfer to the industrial area of Root, outside Luzern city center. With your private tourguide you visit the chocolate factory "Aeschbach", where you get an insight view to the fine art of chocolate. Taste chocolate during the entire exhibition and finalize your day with creating your own chocolate bar.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Photography Tours

Basel Selfie Tour 7 Attractions in 90min

See the top sights of Basel comfortably and efficiently on a 90-minute small-group tour. With three possible departure times, you can easily pick a tour that fits with your schedule. Provided hotel pickup and drop-off, allows you to avoid the confusion of navigating an unfamiliar city on your own. Visit the city's most photogenic attractions, including Basler Minster Cathedral, roche Tower, and Red Town Hall, with your guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Cultural Tours

Trading Places: City Tour of Basel - Focus on Trade & Industry

Basel is a beautiful city with an amazing history, which evident during this walking tour. The aim of this tour is to highlight the success of a city and its contribution to Switzerland history. A city that has preserved its uniqueness based on the principles of tolerance & integration. Furthermore, how the city developed its infrastructure to accommodate it ever evolving trade & Industry. Overall, this is a storytelling experience, sharing the local knowledge of Basel from the middle ages to the vibrant modern day city of Basel.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

Lucerne Walking and Boat Tour: The Total Swiss Experience from Basel

Experience the best of Lucerne on a private 3-hour sightseeing tour. Round-trip transportation from your Basel hotel allows you to appreciate your surroundings, rather than stress over finding your own way. Forget grainy off-center selfies and let a professional photograph you in front of the city’s top sights (optional). A 1-hour boat tour and lift ticket to visit Lucerne Castle are also included.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Historical & Heritage Tours

Bern city - small group tour with local guide - starts in Basel

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to the capital city of Switzerland. You meet your tour guide in Basel at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Bern (1 hour) and you will make your way first to the garden of roses. Enjoy the view over the old town of Bern. Your will continue with your tourguide to the bear park, crossing the river to get into the old town, walk through the « Matte » area before getting up to the minster church. Get insider information about the city parliament, the clock tower and our political system, when standing in front of the federal building. You can extend your stay at your own, or your tourguide leads you back to the train to Basel.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Literary, Art & Music Tours

Discover Art in Basel with a Local

This experience is provided by a private local. Thousands of artists, collectors and art lovers from all over the globe visit the city each year, either participating in one or more of the numerous cultural events, or simply enjoying the sparkling community and environment. Whether you come to Basel as a “connoisseur” who wants to get to know the city, or a tourist who is also interested in arts and culture, this tour is for you! While walking amongst the sometimes very eye-catching, other times willfully hidden street art pieces, you will hear about artists like Jean Tinguely, Picasso or Richard Serra and their connection to Basel, I will share with you the most important cultural and historical background of this colorful and many-sided city, we will adore the architecture of the old town, pass by the most beautiful buildings like the cathedral and the Town Hall, and we will, of course, not miss the most stunning viewpoints along the Rhine river.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Historical & Heritage Tours

Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe (group tour)

Experience the unique day tour within group to the glacier world and all-year-place of snow in the Alps. You meet your tour guide in Basel at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Bern for a short stop and then to Interlaken. Here the journey with the Jungfraubahn starts via Grindelwald-Kleine Scheidegg to the Top of Europe. At the Jungfraujoch, you enjoy the guided round tour of all attractions like the Sphinx terrace, the ice cave, alpine sensation exhibition and the snow plateau. The tour takes approx. 1 hour, before you have some free time at your disposal. You will travel back together with the tour guide via Interlaken and Bern to your starting point.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 hours
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Historical & Heritage Tours

Schilthorn-Piz Gloria (James Bond world) - small group tour from Basel

Experience the unique day tour within a small group to the glacier world and all-year-place of snow in the Alps. You meet your tour guide in Basel at the train station. Together you travel typically Swiss-style by train to Interlaken (2 hours) and from there by local train and on a short bus-ride into the Lauterbrunnen valley. At Stechelberg station, you change onto the aerial gondola via Mürren to Birg. Take the tour over the « thrill walk» before you continue to Schilthorn – Piz Gloria, the place where the James Bond movie was produced. Get around to the James Bond world exhibition, the « walk of fame », the scenic terrace and have lunch at the revolwing restaurant. Enjoy the view to the « Swiss skyline » during your stay of approx. 3 hours. On the return travel, you will visit the village of Mürren, before your tourguide will travel with you to Bern. Your tourguide will lead you to your train back to Basel. Our local tour guide is happy to answer all your questions during the day.
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours
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Gondola Cruises

Stanserhorn cabrio gondola & lake Lucerne cruise - private tour - from Basel

Visit Mount Stanserhorn in central Switzerland with your private tourguide. Ride on a historical funicular and on the world's first and only one cabrio gondola to the top. Enjoy a 360 degrees panaroma view during your ride on the 2-deck-gondola. On top, at 1900m above sea level, enjoy stunning views over Lucerne, the lake Lucerne and the surrounding mountains. Take your time at the revolving restourant, at the terraces and visit the marmots next to the summit.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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  • 7 hours
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