Guided tours à point

Riehen takes you on a journey.

Riehen has something in store for everyone: high-class art, culture from all eras, attractive estates, inspiring nature walks, modern architecture and a diverse history.

Once a month Riehen’s documentation centre offers thematic guided “Riehen… à point” tours in and around Riehen, led by interesting personalities.

The tours are held in German. 

Enjoy new perspectives. Riehen awaits you.

Informations and Application:

Dokumentationsstelle, Wettsteinstrasse 1, 4125 Riehen
Tel. +41 61 646 82 92,

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Riehen ... à point

General information

Themed guided tours

Date: 3rd Saturday every month (except February, July and December) at 14:00

Price: Adults CHF 10 / Children and young persons up to age 16: CHF 5 / Duration: approx. 90 minutes

The guided tours take place regardless of the weather and visitors may also attend the tours on the day without pre-registration.

Please refer to the individual tour descriptions for specific instructions.

We hope you enjoy our guided tours!


Further information and personal consultation

Documentation centre of the commune of Riehen

Gaspare Foderà

Wettsteinstrasse 1, CH-4125 Riehen

Tel. 061 646 82 92


Saturday, 18th March 2017, 14:00

Nature and technology join forces: the Naturbad Riehen guided tour with Daniel Raas, head of the sports facilities and natural swimming pool of the commune of Riehen.


Saturday, 29th April 2017, 14:00

Wettstein and his heirs in Riehen

Tour with Gabriele Pohlig

Johann Rudolf Wettstein (1594-1666), mayor of Basel and diplomat, was linked to Riehen as a landowner and subsequent owner of a representative country estate.


Saturday, 20th May 2017, 14:00

Wild-growing plants as cures

Tour with Lucretia Wyss

Fully unbeknown to us, all kinds of healing plants grow in our midst which we could use as aliments in our everyday life.


Saturday, 17th June 2017, 14:00

Riehen for expats and new arrivals

Tour with Thomas Weissenrieder
Have you recently relocated to Riehen? Are you interested in the history of the town you are living in?

Riehen... mobile

Riehen... mobile

Saturday, 19th August 2017, 14:00

Riehen on the go – 200th bike anniversary

Cycling tour with Siegert Kittel

On 12th June 1817 Karl Drais set out on the world’s first bike ride in Karlsruhe on his “velocipede”.

Riehen... tasty

Saturday, 16th September 2017, 14:00

Winegrowing in Schlipf

Guided tour with Jürg Sollberger

Riehen’s Schlipf vineyard is the largest winegrowing area in the canton of Basel-Stadt.

Riehen... mysterious

Saturday 21st October 2017, 14:00

Fortress church – or not?

Guided tour with Christoph Matt

Today’s village church dating from the 17th century has its roots in the 1st century – but the jury’s still out as to whether we mean BC or AD… The oldest remains found have now been dated as Roman but were previously considered Carolingian.

Riehen… defining

Saturday, 18th November 2017, 14:00

75th anniversary of barbed wire

Event and exhibition organised by the documentation centre Riehen and the district archives of the administrative district office of Lörrach

Meeting point: Bürgersaal Gemeindehaus Riehen, Wettsteinstrasse 1, Riehen

This event is free of charge.

About your visit in Riehen, we will be pleased!

Infothek Riehen
(in Haus der Vereine)
Baselstrasse 43
CH-4125 Riehen 1
Telefon: +41 61 641 40 70

Opening hours:
Mo, Tue, Wed, Fr  9 – 12 Uhr
Tue und Wed14 – 17 Uhr
Thu 9 – 18 Uhr

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