48 Hours in Basel
Starting from $225 per person / per night**
**Rates are for January to December 2021, Friday to Sunday arrivals in double occupancy.
Day 1: AM – Arrival
Arrival in Basel. This is the city of culture, tradition‐conscious and open minded at the same time. Immerse yourself immediately into local life off the beaten tracks and get to know “iconic Basel”. On a self‐guided walking tour, you will join in Basel’s love affair with food. Starting at its oldest bakery you will visit five venues, each with different food concepts revealing Basel’s multicultural soul.
Day 1: PM
Discover more of Switzerland’s oldest university city as you stroll around Basel’s romantic old town with its narrow streets, hidden squares, more than 180 fountains and its well‐preserved old buildings. From nearby Schifflande pier, river boats depart for a 3‐Country cruises (50% discount with BaselCard). Alternatively, cross famous Mittlere Brucke and discover the Kleinbasel side of the Rhine. Overnight at GAIA Hotel 4*.
Day 2: AM
Breakfast at the hotel. Want to learn where locals prefer to shop? Whether you are looking for delicacies from a local market, want to discover little independent shops for artisan jewellery or handicraft or are looking for the major department stores, your guide will tailor‐make your shopping spree according to your wishes. Afterwards, take a break and relax at Restaurant Atelier with a 2 for 1 voucher for the main course.
Day 2: PM – Departure
Not without reason, Basel is known as Switzerland’s culture capital. Art can be seen wherever you go. View the amazing collection of works from classical to modernism or one of the sensational exhibitions at Fondation Beyeler. Visit Kunstmuseum Basel, which is the oldest publicly accessible art collection in the world. Museum Tinguely houses the greatest collection of the most important Swiss artist of the 20th century. Departure.
- 1 overnight stay at 4 star Hotel Gaia with breakfast
- Self Guided food tour
- Shopping with a local – 3 hours
- 2 for 1 vouchers, public tour of Old Town
- 2 for 1 vouchers, main course meal at Restaurant Atelier
- Basel Card for free local transport and discount on city attactions
- Meals other than those specified in the itinerary or list of inclusions
- Personal expenses
- Local taxes
- Travel insurance
- Anything not mentioned in the inclusions section above
**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment.