Treat  yourself  to  a  mind-calming  hike  in  nature – SPEAK  GERMAN  AS  WE  HIKE  ALONG


With HIKE & TALK GERMAN, you practice your German in natural dialogues and without any pressure.

Join us and explore the diverse natural surroundings of Basel, covering the Basler Jura, the French Sundgau and Markgräflerland/ Southern Black Forest in Germany.

On our way we are passing charming little villages and farms, where we can purchase cheese, fruit etc. directly from the local producer.


Bring your own group and chose a hike and and a date! Minimum of 4 participants.


Date Time   Description Price
  09h00 – 14h00   Summer along the Rhine                    A trail in the lush riverside forest, followong the stream along historic Via Rhenana and the Rhine Limes. Roman Ruins, river boats, beavers. CHF 60.-
  09h00 – 14h00    Limestone cliffs above the Birstal   A sporty hike up to the cliffs, crossing a plateau and descending towards two fruitgrowing villages.
CHF 60.-
  09h00 – 14h00    Winding paths in the marshland  Ponds, water birds and wooden walkways in the Petite Camargue/France. CHF 60.-
  08h00 – 13h00    First taste of autumn                      Climbing up to a rocky summit, enjoying spectacular views from high above the autumn mist. CHF 60.-
  09h00 – 14h00   Hike across the German border         A waterfall in a little forest gorge, farming villages, a romantic moated castle and a pilgrims’ mission on top of the mountain.
CHF 60.-
  09h00 – 14h00    Vinyards near Basel                             A hike from the wine growing region to a quaint riverside town at the Rhine.
CHF 60.-
  09h00 – 14h00   Alpine panorama                      Rounding up the hiking year with a classic Baselbiet hike, enjoying splendid views of the Alps, weather permitting.
CHF 60.-


We speak standard German (Hochdeutsch) and English.


Suitable for learners from level A1 and above. All walks are at a moderate level and suitable for any fit walker with motivation to walk for 3.5 to 4 hours regardless of the weather.


Minimum of 4  participants.


Basel SBB.


The hikes can be booked individually for CHF 60.- / person.

Excluding transport, food and drink. Insurance is responsibility of the participants. Once you register for a class, your registration is binding upon receipt of your booking confirmation. Missed classes cannot be refunded. Of course, you are welcome to send another person to take your place.


Do have relatives or friends visiting? You would like to treat them to a hike in our beautiful Swiss outdoors, but don't want to worry about finding the way or researching a location? You can book me as your private hiking guide for CHF  250.-/day (plus transport cost), inclusive of all advance preparations related to the hike.