St. Alban: the Little Venice of Basel
- Little Venice of Basel: This area offers beautiful architecture to enjoy, and there is a variety of different handicrafts to browse through during the tour through the area. It gets the name from the waterways through the area.
- Private Tour through St. Alban: With your private tour you will be able to ask questions and focus on the areas in which you are most interested.
- Sample Local Treats: The area is well known for some amazing treats, such as their Swiss chocolate, of course, and being able to drink water right from the local fountains.
About this Basel tour
When traveling to Switzerland, one of the best things to do is explore some of the local areas. An interesting one is through St. Alban. There are so many things to see and do there that everyone traveling with you is sure to have a great time.
This private tour offers several benefits that you will enjoy. First, the private tour gives you control of your tour, ensuring an enjoyable visit for everyone in your party. Also, asking questions allows you to become more intimately involved in the tour. Finally, you can spend more time doing and seeing the things that especially appeal to you.
St. Alban is well known for its stunning architecture, including the St. Alban Cathedral There are also plenty of local handicrafts to admire, and for those who love experimenting with the local foods, there is a great selection of snacks to sample (such as their Swiss chocolate). Plus, it is well known that you can stop and enjoy a drink from many of the local fountains.
Try the Chocolate and Drink From the Fountains!
Of course, Switzerland is well known for its delicious chocolate. Be sure to sample a few types while you are there. And then there is the water. Drinking straight from the historic, local fountains is a long time tradition. The water is so pure and mineral rich, it seems to taste better than water in other places.
We'll meet you at St. Alban-Tor or the arcades of the Kunstmuseum. Please specify your meeting location at check-out or contact Hello@gobe.com
Bring small local coins for the bathroom. Don't miss out on tasting the famous Swiss chocolate. No need to purchased bottled water as water from the local fountains are pure and safe for drinking (when no sign is posted to state otherwise).
Tour duration or route can be changed to suit the physical condition or needs of the travelers. Please contact customer service for assistance.
Accessible for wheelchair confined travelers but provider must be informed in advance. Traveler must be able to walk approximately 1.6 miles (roughly 1.5 hours) over cobblestone surfaces, steps and inclines with several photo stops along the route.
Cultural, Private Tour, Family Friendly
English, French, German
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated mild. To participate fully, you may be required to walk over primarily even surfaces at a leisurely pace. You may encounter a limited number of steps, cobblestones, or uneven surfaces, and you may have to stand for extended periods of time.
Suitable for all ages.
Special Medical Restriction
Participants must be in good health, disclose their physical fitness and advise any conditions that might impact their participation in the tour.
Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.
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