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Private Kaunas and Pazaislis Monastery Tour
"The M.K Ciurlionis Art Gallery and the Devil's Museum are nearby. Philosophical pictures by the Lithuanian artist and composer Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis (1875-1911) and some rather amusing devils will make your visit to Kaunas really unforgettabl culture and industry.Also you'll visit Pazaislis Monastery of the 18th century. In the last years it became the Center of Culture. Because of its perfect acoustics many concerts take place there in Summer.""""Kaunas is the second largest city in Lithuania and lies within 100 kilometers of Vilnius. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Nemunas and Neris. Kaunas is charming not only for its historical buildings green parks but it is well known for its museums counted over twenty with all their branches."
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Basel Zoo Entrance Ticket with Hotel Pick and Drop Off Included
"Basel Zoo is a popular excursion destination and well worth a visit at any time of year. In the summer months the park is an ideal place to stroll in the open air in the winter months the various animal houses guarantee up close and personal encounters with a wide variety of animals. If you wish to discover an underwater world there are several underwater creatures to discover at the vivarium. The recently rebuilt lion enclosure “Gamgoas” and the monkey house are two attractions worth a special mention.The Zoological Gardens known affectionately as “Zolli” by Basel's inhabitants opened in Basel in 1874 and is home to a large number of indigenous and exotic animalsHotel pick-up and drop-off included."
From CHF52.00
 
Laguna Water Park Entrance Ticket with Hotel Pick-Up and Drop-Off Included
"Begin an exciting day at the Laguna Water Park in Germany with the convenience of hotel pickup service. Choose from multiple pickup times to suit your schedule and inform you driver of your preferred return time.Select from one of the five pools at Laguna Water Park and let the fun begin. Surf waves app 86°F (30°C). Jump into the Adventure Pool offering 1884ft² (175m²) of space for swimming and fun. Splash it up in the Children's Paddling Pool 90°F (32°C) with waterfall water-spraying animals and mini-slides. Check out the 82ft (25m) Sports Pool at 82°F (28°C) and the Outdoor Pool at 90°F (32°C). Treat yourself to the Champagne Bubble Beds. Relax as the massage jets and waterfall gently massage you. Experience t at the appointed time to take you and your party back to your hotel."
From CHF75.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Basel

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Leonhardskirche

This is the church the bronze art historian Rudolf Riggenbach is explaining: Leonhardskirche. The first church was built around 1060/1080, the crypt is still there. After the earthquake of 1356...
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Scriptorium

Scriptorium Rhysprung is an old-fashioned workshop of calligraphy, just like the one of a professional writer in past centuries who worked with quills, parchment and ink. They sell both calligraphy...
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Adult Education Center (VHS)

The official name of this institution is the "Volkshochschule beider Basel" or "Adult Education Center of Both Basels" -- meaning that it serves the two cantons of Basel-Stadt (the city) and...
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Strasbourg

When the French re-occupied Alsace after World War 2 in 1918, barely 2% of the population spoke French. They spoke Alsatian, a German dialect, which many still speak today. It's a German city, in...
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antistar
Dec 04, 2013

Mulhouse

Mulhouse has made the most of its industrial heritage by building not one but two of the greatest vehicle museums in the world. The Cité de l’Automobile has an enormous collection - around 520 cars in...
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antistar
Dec 04, 2013

Colmar

Venice gets everywhere. Hamburg is just one Venice of the North. There's well over a dozen Venices of the East. There's a Venice Beach in California. Venezuela is Spanish for "Little Venice". And here...
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antistar
Dec 04, 2013
 
 
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St. Johann Vorstadt

St. Johann Vorstadt is another district of Basel worth to see. It is sort of the pendant to St. Alban, albeit not as picturesque and of totally different ambience.St. Johann also has a city gate, one...
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german_eagle
Nov 06, 2010

Botanical Garden

The Botanical garden operated by the Basel University is a very nice green and peaceful oasis in the bustling city. It is located next to Petersplatz and Spalentor city gate. Access from each side....
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german_eagle
Nov 05, 2010

Water for the city

Monks and citizens of Basel created a canal to divert water into the city. From Münchenstein - which means 'Monks house' to St-Albans Vorstad you can walk along this St-Albans Teich (dyke) (or the...
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dutchboycalledjan
Sep 04, 2008

Drive along the Rhein to Laufenburg

From Basel, after walking the lovely sights of Basel's old buildings in the old town centre and along the river, I took the road that takes you over the Rhine which then follows along the Rhine...
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angiebabe
Jul 10, 2008

Dreiländereck

Dreiländereck (Three Countries’ Corner), marked by a futuristic rounded steel-and-glass building. This is the Restaurant Dreiländereck (061/639 95 40), a pricey and rather soulless place for eating,...
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Onedragon
Oct 21, 2007

To to France by... tram (streetcar)!

Basel is one of only two places on the Earth where you can travel to another country by tramway (streetcar). Take the tramway Nr 10 near the main train station in the direction of Rodersdorf. The...
kneiphof
Aug 29, 2007

Take a boat: the Baslerdybly (and others)

This is something I only discovered recently. Basels prominent river the Rhine is not only something to look at.Except for the Ferrys (Fähren in swiss german) that cross the river, there are bigger...
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Myndo
Apr 10, 2007

Fountain-Water Tour

Its a guided tour. Takes 1.5 hoursThey only take 25 persons and it may be a little pricey, but interesting.You will have a closer look (and explanations) to the fountains in Basel. There are a lot of...
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Myndo
Aug 01, 2006

Top Hotels in Basel

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Blumenrain 8, (Formerly Drei Konige Am Rhein), Basel, Basel, CH-4001, Switzerland
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Steinengraben 69, Basel, Basel, CH - 4051, Switzerland
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Am Spalenberg Munzgasse 12, Basel, Basel, 4001, Switzerland
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Clarastrasse 43, Basel, Basel, 4005, Switzerland
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Zurcherstrasse 149, Basel, Basel, 4052, Switzerland
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Centralbahnplatz 1, Basel, Basel, 4002, Switzerland
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Top Things to Do in Basel

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Muenster Cathedral

The Baseler Münster (cathedral) is the main church of the area, built from red sandstone between 1019 and 1500 in romanic and gothic architectural style. The front of the Münster is decorated with...
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Rathaus

Basel Rathaus or town hall, is red with very detailed pictures on the front. Front part of the building with arcades is from 1504 to 1514. The tower from 1899 to 1901. Town hall tours are every...
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Zoo

The Basel Zoo is located quite central in the city, therefore being relatively small as there is no additional space for expansion left. It is nonetheless one of the most important zoos in Europe,...
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Walking

One of the best places to view the old city of Basel is from the far bank of the river Rhine. Cross over the historic Mittlere Brücke and walk down the promenade before returning on one of the river...
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Tinguely Fountain

The late Jean Tinguely (he died 1991) was a Basel artist who focused on "mechanical" or "kinetic" art, improvising moving machines that at first sight do not serve a recognisable purpose. One of his...
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Spalentor City Gate

Spalentor is the most richly decorated and most impressive of the three remaining city gates (out of formerly seven). It was built in the 15th century and remained in use as part of the defense...
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"Basel - Switzerland's Gate to the world"
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Myndo

"Basel - trinational"
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Nemorino

"Cycling and recycling in Basel"
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"Basel"
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"BASEL CITY and RHEIN RIVER - SWITZERLAND"
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