Basel has so much to offer and is an experience for young and old.

From animal safaris in Basel Zoo, an exciting scavenger hunt through Basel to a relaxing boat trip on the Rhine, the city leaves nothing to be desired. We would be happy to share some of our insider tips with you.

Zoo Basel Hess

The "Zolli", as it is called by the Baslers, invites the whole family to visit and is a wonderful experience in every season.

faehre und muenster basel tourismus

Cross the Rhine with one of the four Basel ferries: "Ueli",

"Vogel Gryff", "Leu" or "Wilde Maa". You can get tickets directly from the "Fährimaa" or from us at the reception.


The Basel BeerTour takes you on an excursion into the local craft beer scene. The self-guided tour begins at the pioneer of Basel craft beer, takes a short detour into the world of international beer specialities and finishes up with a visit to an innovative and experimental brewpub. Seven different beers in tasting sizes await you.

Find here more information:


Get to know the beautiful old town of Basel anew, solve interesting quests and learn new things about the city of Basel. All this combined in an interactive and challenging scavenger hunt via app.

Here you can find more information:


Basel is easy to explore by bike. The Hotel Spalentor will be happy to provide you with our modern hotel bicycles (subject to availability) and our special Basel bike tour free of charge. For passionate cyclists there are also many attractive cycling routes with different levels of difficulty. Our reception team will be happy to help you plan your personal bike tour through Basel.

With your Basel Card you rent your bike from Guest Bike Basel for only
CHF 20.00 a day.


Would you like to experience an unforgettable excursion?
Then Foxtrail is just the right thing for you! Together you solve tricky puzzles, crack codes and track down tracks. Look forward to 5 different trails in Basel.
Our reception team will be happy to help you plan your Fox Trail.

2020-06-15 17_08_42-City-Package _ Basel


On the city tours of Basel Tourismus you will learn facts and anecdotes, cheerful and serious, past and present - experienced, flexible and conveyed with great pleasure.

Benefit from the following attractive services:


BASELCARD - our free upgrade for you!