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Switzerland>Geneva

Highlights of Geneva: The Dark History

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?
6.99
per person
Participants
Total
13.98
Availability
24/7
Cancellation
Cancel anytime
Languages
English
  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Recommended activity for families

Places you will visit

12

It will take you

135-165 mins

You will walk

5910 steps

Total distance

4.5 km

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.

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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.

Game route

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Starting point Temple de Saint-Gervais
Rue des Terreaux-du-Temple 12, 1201 Genève, Switzerland
Finish point Empress Sisi Monument
Quai du Mont-Blanc 10, 1201 Genève, Switzerland

Reviews

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Rubio Thomas

Apr 2022

Valentin Kivachuk

Feb 2022
just one thing: is not river up. Is river down

Inés Requena

Feb 2022

nuss

Oct 2021
thank you! I enjoyed discover geneva with the game

estef

Oct 2021
really instructive! a nice way to discover Geneva thanks to a marvelous stroll

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Inés Requena
3700 XP
Giaco92
3700 XP
nuss
3700 XP

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  • Discover new places

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  • Solve puzzles, crack riddles

    You will test your wits and exploring abilities with fun challenges.

  • Learn fun history

    Each place comes with its own bit of history that you'll discover as you walk.

  • Role-play

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