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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  • Basel's Old Town, is a manageable size, so leave the car in an underground car park and take to the streets. Full of history, well preserved ancient houses mix side by side with quality speciality...  more »
  • It is easy to walk through Old Town and see so many charming sights near to one another. The old gates to the city, the town hall (Rathaus), the Cathedral with stunning views of the Rhine, and...  more »
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