Strasbourg scavenger hunt and city tour
Strasbourg scavenger hunt was created to offer you the best way to explore one of the most beautiful french cities.
Strasbourg is the capital of the Alsace region in eastern France and lies on the border with Germany, giving it a unique flavour of both countries.
Strasbourg is the home of the European Parliament which is directly elected by the European Union and the seat of several international institutions.
Strasbourg scavenger hunt is a must do !
Explore Strasbourg, 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 Strasbourg 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 Strasbourg scavenger hunt
- Cost: Each game costs 20 EUR (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 Strasbourg 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!
Strasbourg scavenger hunt and city tour starting point: Ponts Couverts and ending point: St.Paul’s church
You will visit:
- Église Saint-Thomas
- Place Gutenberg
- Alsatian Museum
- Cathédrale Notre Dame
- Palais Rohan
- Place Kléber
- Opéra national du Rhin
- Place de la République
- St. Paul’s Church and more…
Ponts Couverts – starting point of Strasbourg scavenger hunt and city tour
Exploring Strasbourg can start with this church. It is the historical church that became the Lutheran church of the city after the annexation by France. The building is so old that it dates back to the end of the 12th century. Being this old makes this church have a class of its own. On top of everything, the interior of this church is Baroque as well.
There are several squares in Strasbourg, but this is one of the most famous squares. This site is located right in front of the Cathedral’s facade. If you are looking to explore some shops, then you can come here. Otherwise, it is a great place to come, sit and relax. The sculpture here adds to the beauty of the place.
This museum opened in 1907 and it contains artifacts and historical stuff related to daily life usage, most importantly the pore-industrial as well as the early-industrial eras. There are more than 5000 exhibits present here. An interesting thing about this museum is that it is famous for the reconstruction of many traditional houses of different eras.
Cathédrale Notre Dame
It is another famous cathedral in Strasbourg, and it is one of the best examples of the gothic architecture of the Frenchmen. The construction of this cathedral started in 1163 and it was opened in 1345 making it a historical and one of the oldest cathedrals in Strasbourg. Apart from being a historic site, it is stunning in terms of looks from the exterior as well as the interior.
If you are looking for some of the finest examples of architecture in Strasbourg, then this site makes a perfect example for you. This palace was the residence of the Cardinals and Prince-Bishops of the house of Rohan. It is a historical building as it was built in 1730 and the building was completed in 1742. Apart from being a residence, it has been the hosting venue for a lot of French Monarchs.
It is the center of the city and the largest square in Strasbourg. The square was built from 1765 to 1772 and it was built in the heart of the commercial area of the city making it one of the most active places in Strasbourg. Now it has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1988. It was not only an honor for Strasbourg only for the square itself. The reason is that this was the very first time when an entire city center was classified as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Opéra national du Rhin
It is a company that still performs in France as well as Germany. This is a Mulhouse in Strasbourg where there are some shows scheduled for them. The interesting part about this place is that since 2001 it has been committed to a policy. According to this policy the place has supported the work of several artists and choreographers.
Place de la Pulque
Another square in Strasbourg is also in Paris. Well, it is located right on the border between the arrondissements number 3, 10, and 11. This is the place which provides amazing views of the border with peace. The monument and the statue on it makes a perfect background for your photos as well.
St. Paul’s Church – ending point of Strasbourg scavenger hunt and city tour
The last site that you are going to visit here is this church. It is a huge example of traditional Gothic architectural style. Apart from being gothic, it is also famous for being an important landmark in Strasbourg. The church was opened in 1897 and its views are stunning. Likewise, the views from the church are amazing as well.