Public Tours

The Botanical Garden offers public tours which are organized by the Foundation of the Botanical Garden by the Spalentor. The tours are in German language and are taking place during the whole year in any weather condition. Please refer to the upcoming tours on the right hand side. Download the current program as PDF or see the list of all tours here

Private Guided Tours

Private tours can be booked upon request, please contact Bruno Erny
Fee: 170 CHF inkl. VAT
Duration: about 1 hour
Participants: maximum 20
Please note the garden team is mainly German speaking, thus an English or French language tour takes more time to be organized.


The "Grüne Schule Basel" offers free guided tours for schools with different interesting topics.

Upcoming Public Tours


Botanical Garden
Spalengraben 8
4051 Basel - Switzerland
+41 (61) 207 35 19 (Leitung)
+41 (61) 207 35 00 (Sekretariat)

Verein Botanischer Garten beim Spalentor