Geneva scavenger hunt and city tour
Geneva scavenger hunt and city tour was created to offer you the best way to explore
Switzerland’s most international city, as it is where the European seat of the United Nations is based.
Even the International Red Cross directs its humanitarian campaigns from here.
Besides being a congress city, Geneva is also a centre for culture and history, for trade fairs and exhibitions.
The «Horloge Fleuri», the large flower clock in the “Jardin Anglais” (English Garden),
is a world-renowned symbol of the Geneva watch industry.
Geneva is one of the most beautiful cities and our escape game the best way to explore it!
Explore Geneva, playing our scavenger hunt and city tour!
What to expect
- It is an outdoor activity that combines playing, walking and learning!
- Explore the city in a fun way by solving riddles and puzzles.
- Discover fascinating facts and stories about the city.
- Let the game reveal hidden gems and places.
- Have the best walk of the city and visit 10 of its most important attractions.
Full description of Geneva scavenger hunt and self guided tour
- Uncover the highlights with an interactive smartphone app. Solve location-based riddles on this walking tour.
- Visit 10 of the most important attractions in the city as you walk. Stop and find clues at each attraction to reveal your next destination.
- Enjoy the challenge of using logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to finish the game.
- Feel the thrill of completing each riddle. Start or pause the tour whenever you want. See the city at your own pace.
- Read interesting information and facts. Stop to snap pictures as you go. Reveal an exciting a puzzle at the exterior of each attraction.
- Mobile app and login credentials
- Self guided tour
Important information about Geneva scavenger hunt
- Cost: Each game costs 20 CHF (per group) , up to 5 players. For more players you can purchase more games. For example for 25 players, you can purchase 5 games.
- Average duration: 2 hours including total walking time 1 hour
- Supported languages: English, German, Spanish, Italian, French
- Museum admission fees: Visits to museums and other attractions do not require a ticket, as the puzzles are related to
their outdoor areas. Admission is purely your choice.
Not suitable for…
- Wheelchair users
- People with mobility impairments
- Unaccompanied children
What to bring
- Weather-appropriate and comfortable clothing and shoes
- Charged smartphone
- Internet connection in case of the online-mobile application.
What you need to know about Geneva scavenger hunt ?
- No one will be waiting for you anywhere, it’s just you and your smartphones!
- You can start playing anytime, any day, every day! You can even pause your game and resume later or any other day within a year !
- You can use one language per serial number. If your group is multilingual, you will need to buy more games if you need more languages.
- The city Self Guided Scavenger Hunt provides information about the city and its attractions, but the escape games do not offer a city tour.
- The outdoor escape games provide total points and a leaderboard and are a bit more difficult than the city Self Guided Scavenger Hunt.
- There is no time limit for the game. You can complete it at any time at your own pace.
- Our game is completely outdoor, so it depends on the weather. The game can continue on the same day or another day if it is interrupted.
- Prefer to start the game in daylight, as the lack of light may make it difficult to solve puzzles. However, the game can still be played at night.
- For groups of more than 5 people, you must purchase 1 game per 5 people. For example, for a group of 25 people, buy 5 games.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult. It is a nice and very educational activity for them if an adult helps them solve the puzzles and explains them.
- Puzzles do not require knowledge. Players must use their imagination, logic, combinatorial thinking and cooperation.
- Every attraction hides a puzzle ! The puzzles are independent and not connected to each other through a story. The goal is for players to interact with the attractions and their surrounding areas !
- Our game is completely covid19-free as it is an outdoor game!
Geneva scavenger hunt and city tour begins at Notre Dame and ending point: Tour de l’Île
You will visit:
- Brunswick monument
- Monument National
- St Pierre
- Old town
- Musée d’Art et d’Histoire
- Franz Liszt and Marie D’Agoult’s House of Love
- Reformation Wall
- Victoria Hall
- Bâtiment des Forces Motrices
- Tour de l’Île and more
Geneva is a city that is mainly known for its participation in a lot of international organizations, and this is because this is the city that has the highest number of organizations in the world working here. However, when it comes to tourism, it has a lot of offers as well that we have discussed here.
Places you will visit in Geneva.
1. Notre Dame – starting point of Geneva scavenger hunt and city tour
The main Roman Catholic church in Geneva has a majestic building that has jaw-dropping looks from both outside and inside. This makes it a site that must not be missed while you are in Geneva. Additionally, the abundance of traditional restaurants like “L’Age d’Or” in the radius of the site makes it a perfect place to explore traditional food items.
2. Brunswick monument
The mausoleum that was built in the 19th century relates to the historical architecture of Geneva, and the amazing thing here is that it is the replica of the Scaliger family tomb from the 14th century.
This monument is located right in front of Serene Lake Geneva, and it is related to the political history of Switzerland. Along with exploring this site, you can also visit the Farmers Market and Carouse Market to explore the cultural type of markets’ products.
4. St Pierre
This is a Cathedral in Geneva that is related to the 4th century, and it is accordingly built in gothic style, making it an attractive place for tourists. While you visit this historical site, you can also visit restaurants like La Favola that is known for the finest cuisines.
5. Old town
The maze of small streets in Geneva can be the place you can get lost while exploring. It is because the place is filled with galleries to explore the art and there are a lot of homey cafes that you can try.
6. Musée d’Art et d’Histoire
Museum of Art and History Geneva is the largest museum in many different ways. From the building to the internal and external views, everything is exceptionally beautiful. Additionally, this place also features a huge collection of artifacts related to the history of the place.
7. Franz Liszt and Marie D’Agoult’s House of Love
This is the house of a music composer who was very famous during his time. The story of his life circulates his love life where he fell in love with a very famous author, and their house is now converted into a museum that is a very famous tourist attraction in Geneva.
8. Reformation Wall
This wall that stretches for about 100 meters is a famous tourist attraction and an amazing picture point as well. It is all because of the huge statues on the wall. Apart from the wall, Lake Geneva and the iconic fountain here can also be visited at the same time.
9. Victoria Hall
Victoria Hall is a historical concert hall built at the end of the 19th century. Not only is this a house for the musical performance, but the art gallery here also has some exceptional artwork.
10. Bâtiment des Forces Motrices
Although this is a hydropower plant that may not seem very attractive for tourists, the architectural work is done, and the lights make it amazing. The building was originally made to maintain the water flow, but now it only serves as a landmark.
11. Tour de l’Île – ending point of Geneva scavenger hunt and city tour
This is an architectural site that speaks a lot about the history of Geneva. The main site here is the castle that was made on an island with a tower named the place. While you visit this place, you can have amazing views of the water body.