Geneva, Switzerland

Dark History of Geneva (QUEST IN TEST MODE)

5
(2 ratings)
Created by
Frédéric Wasmer
Dive into Geneva’s darkest times during a quest that will take you from the Old Town neighborhood to the Lake of Geneva shore, while discovering unfamous events of the past. Solve challenges in order to explore picturesque neighborhoods and lesser-known alleys. Your mission will also take you to the Parc des Bastions, the now lively Place du Molard and other places linked to a dark history.

Are you ready to face Geneva’s dark past?
3.5km
173min
12places
Free
  • No booking needed. Just download the app, add it to your quests and start playing.

Highlights

•    Discover how Geneva was almost taken during the terrible fight of the Escalade.
•    See where the Empress “Sisi”, Elisabeth of Austria, was stabbed to death.
•    Learn more about the Reformation and the role John Calvin played in Geneva.

Starting point

Temple de Saint-Gervais

Know before you go

  • Quest available in English
  • This quest has 12 challenges
  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families

Storyline

You are Princess Emilie of Geneva on the run from her father, King Joseph. The country is reeling from the many decisions your father has made and you can no longer stand for his ill intentions. You have tried to convince him to change his ways but realize you can only do so by forcing his hand.

So you run, determined not to fall to the same fate so many princesses have before you.

Reviews

5
(2 ratings)

Raphael Nunes

5
Jul 2021
funny. and nice histories. hard to find the palais de justice. the rest was well explained. thank you!

Hamdeeya Awudu

5
Jul 2021
Impressive and very informative! Spot on description of historical events. Really enjoyed the nice walk while discovering Geneva’s darkest moments 👍🏾😃
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Leaderboard

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Frédéric Wasmer
3700 XP
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Hamdeeya Awudu
3670 XP
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Raphael Nunes
3150 XP
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Alexandra Radu
100 XP