Leisure programme

Please book the tours and offers during your registration to the conference. 

Zoo Basel guided tour

Experience the world of nature and that of the animals from a completely different perspective. The Zoo Guides look forward to introducing you to the habitat of lions, elephants and many other animals with a guided tour of Basel Zoo.

Guided tours 1&2 Wednesday, July 3, 2024: 3pm-4pm
Guided tours 3&4 Thursday, July 4, 2024: 6pm-7pm
per guided tour max. 30 persons
Duration: around 1 hour
Prize: CHF 40 incl. admission

Feldschlösschen guided tour

The world of beer
What ingredients are in Feldschlösschen beers? How are these beers made? You will find answers to these and many other questions during the Feldschlösschen tour. Visit the castle, the horses and the vintage cars. The crowning glory is the beer tasting.

Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2024 in the afternoon
Duration: Tour around 2 hours, plus journey about 1 hour in total
Prize: CHF 50 incl. train from Basel to Rheinfelden, tasting and bretzel

Fondue on the ferry boat

Probably the most famous dish from Swiss kitchens: Fondue. Enjoy it in Basel in a very special atmosphere: on the typical ferries of the Rhine.

Wednesday, July 3,2024 & Thursday, July 4, 2024 in the evening
per ferry max. 12 persons
Duration: around 2 hours
Prize: CHF 60 incl. ferry, excl. beverages

Wine Tasting

The surroundings of Basel in particular has some vineyards from which wine has been produced for years. Get to know the red, rosé and white wines of the region.

Dates: Wednesday, July 3, 2024 & Thursday, July 4, 2024 in the late afternoon
per guided tour max. 25 persons
Duration: around 2 hours
Prize: CHF 45 incl. wine tasting and small apéro

Guided tour - Stories of Basel's Old Town

Join in to a journey back through the ages. During the tour you will pass many historic buildings such as the Town Hall, the Basel Cathedral (Münster and the Barfüsserkirche). You will get facts about the past as well as the present of the city.

Dates: Wednesday, July 3, 2024 & Thursday, July 4, 2024 afternoon/evening
per guided tour max. 20 persons
Duration: around 2 hours
Prize: CHF 30.-

Hike to the Rigi

Experience a train ride from Basel to the Alps. The mountain Rigi is located in the hearth of Switzerland close to Lucerne. You will hike on the Rigi and experience a day in Swiss mountain nature. 

Dates: Wednesday, July 3, 2024 or Sunday, July 7.2024
Duration: whole day event
Prize: CHF 170.-

Treasure hunt

Discover Basel on your own and find the treasure.
Follow the trail especially set up for the IFOMPT Conference 2024. Discovering the most beautiful places and secret corners in Basel is guaranteed.

This offer is included in the regular registration fees. You may start the treasure hunt whenever you want and do not need to register especially for the treasure hunt. 


The Physio-hub should be a place where people can meet when arriving to Basel on Wednesday or after the first conference day.