Basel's Old Town, Basel

With buildings dating back to the 15th century, Basel's Old Town blooms with old-world charm. Wander the narrow cobblestone streets and observe the mix of modern and centuries-old architecture of one of Europe's well-preserved old towns. Much of the historical area is pedestrian only, so plan to explore the compact center on foot. Venture into cozy side streets to discover the atmosphere of the old town of centuries ago, with small boutiques and authentic restaurants. Make Basel's Old Town part of your personalized Basel itinerary using our Basel journey planner.
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  • Neat streets and a botanical garden. We were looking to stretch our legs after arrival and began our walk after a bus ride to the old gate.  more »
  • The old town of Basel is not very large, but offers a hughe amount of historic buildings that let your brain wonder back to the 12th center. You will see all sorts of beautiful buildings from around.....  more »

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