Intro

There is always something to experience aboard the flotilla of the Basle passenger cruise company: lock passages between Basle and Rheinfelden, city and harbour tours, musical Fondue cruises and much more.

The city and harbour tours take roughly one hour. They take visitors past the charming facades of the Basle old town, Basle cathedral and the ancient city walls near the St. Alban valley, further along the Kleinbasle Rhine shores up to the border triangle and the Basle Rhine harbour, which is the loading and unloading station of countless goods.

The two-and-a-half hour Rhine lock journey takes passengers along the Rhine shores from Basle to Rheinfelden. Two locks at Augst and Birsfelden have to be negotiated on the Swiss as well as the German side. Also, the vessel docks at several boat landings: at Kaiseraugst and at the former Roman city Augusta Raurica among others.

Facts

Route: Basel – Rheinfelden – Basel
Duration: 1 to 2h

Excursion tips

  • Beyeler Foundation – the museum with some of the most famous masterpieces of classical modernism
  • Brewery Feldschlösschen – exploring one of the most beautiful beer breweries in the world
  • Basle Zoo – the world of animals in a fascinating park landscape
  • Tinguely Museum
  • Aqua Basilea – the bath offering a mixture of action and relaxation

Food & Beverages

Diverse meals, rich buffets, high-quality apéro snacks and an extensive selection of beverages available in the boat restaurants.

Timetable

Basle passenger cruise services operate from March to October.
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Ticket

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Reservations

No seat reservation required – free seating.

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