Arrive at Basel in Switzerland. Check in to your hotel. Start the day by visiting one of the many museums that Basel has to offer. Make your own paper in the Paper Museum (closed on Mondays) or get overwhelmed by the variety of dolls and Teddy Bears of the Toy World Museum (closed on Mondays). Get to know the city from the water by doing a short trinational river cruise on the Rhine. Continue your journey by visiting the Basel Zoo, which has over 600 species of animals. Overnight in Basel. (Swiss Travel Pass Flex - Day 1)
Today you leave to experience the Europa-Park located in Rust, in south-western Germany,between Freiburg and Strasbourg. Europa-Park is a theme park and the largest in Germany, and the second most popular theme park resort in Europe, following Disneyland Paris. Bus departs from Basel Badischer Bahnhof station at 0745 hrs in the morning and reaches at the park at 0900 hrs. You spend the day in the park and go back by the bus at 1730 hrs. You will reach Basel at 1845 hrs at Basel Badischer Bahnhof station. Overnight in Basel.
Breakfast in the hotel. Take 1.5 hrs scenic bus ride to Colmar, a town in Grand Est region of northeastern France, near the border with Germany. The old town has cobblestone streets lined with half-timbered medieval and early Renaissance buildings. Once arrived at Colmar,locate the Little White Train in front of the library, nearby the Unterlinden Museum (Adult cost @ EUR 7 and to be paid directly to the driver). The Little White Train will make you discover old Colmar in an original and playful way! The 7 km circuit approximately is commented in 16 languages and lasts approximately 40 min. The Little White Train circulates from 9 am till 6 pm from April to the end of September, from 10 am till 5 pm in March, October and November. Return to Basel in the evening. Overnight in Basel.
This morning take train to Neuhausen, and further connect to a short bus ride in order to arrive at Rhine Falls. The Rhine Falls is only 23 meters high but has an impressive width of 150 meters, and an average of 25000 cubic feet of water per second (700m3/sec) plunge over the falls in summer. Experience boat ride to have a closer look of Rhine Falls. Later visit Smilestones located close to the Rhine Falls. Smilestones is Switzerland's biggest indoor miniature world and is being built on an area covering seven tennis courts. Visit the miniature world and uncover the many surprises that it has in store for you. Return to Basel in the evening. Overnight in Basel. (Swiss Travel Pass Flex - Day 2)
Return to any Swiss border or Swiss airport or continue your stay in Switzerland on your own. (Swiss Travel Pass Flex - Day 3)
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** Some hotels may charge a local city tax on spot: app. CHF 2–7 per person/night
Basel – Europa Park – Colmar – Rhine Falls – Miniature World
Day trip to Europa – Park
Day trip to Colmar
Rhine Falls and Miniature World
Basel, a city situated on Rhine river in Northwest Switzerland, and shares border with the two other countries, France and Germany. Basel is a pocket-sized metropolis, there are many tourist places near Basel which can be explored by using different convenience like city-bus, ship and even foot.
One of the famous and most visited among many tourist places near basel is Europa – Park.
Located 50 mins away from the basel Europa park is a destination visited by young and older visitors. The 14 different areas where there are more than hundred attractions is a delightful experience for the tourists. The architecture, culinary and vegetation of this place makes it beautiful and a famous tourist attraction. There are also many options for tourists for night stays, like 4 – 5 star hotel, campsite and caravans.
A 1.5hrs bus ride to Colmar, a small and beautiful town of northeastern France, near Germany border. it is a magical and memorable one day trip. One can visit hilltop vineyards, villages full of different kinds of beautiful flowers. Colmar is also known as capital of Alsace wine – growing region. The areas of old town is like a window into the past. It is a picturesque town famous as a tourist place near Basel. The town can be visited by the Little White Train which will cover the whole journey of 7 kms in approx 40-45 mins. Its timings changes according to the season.
Rhine Falls and Miniature World
A morning train journey to Neuhausen which after connects to a short bus ride to the Rhine falls
A 23 meters high with the impressive width of 150 meters is a famous tourists place near Basel. Rhine falls has been always there in the list of most visited tourist attractions of Switzerland. Tourists also prefer boat ride to experience the closer view of Rhine falls.