In the footsteps of the patriarch, Ferney-Voltaire

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Yes, Voltaire truly resided in Ferney-Voltaire, not merely a coincidence! 

On this special tour, you'll encounter challenges and riddles that transport you to Voltaire's era, revealing the history of the city and philosopher's crucial role in it's development. 

Explore the park, glimpse the former cabaret, and visit Voltaire's former residence in the castle. The theater, the old city district, along with other intriguing spots, await your visit. 

Step back in time with us! Join the adventure now!
No booking needed. Just download the app, add it to your quests and start playing.

Places you will visit


It will take you

77-107 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km


  • Discover why a distinguished philosopher of his time chose to settle in a humble village.A centuries-long journey: from an old farm to a modern media library.Discover relic of the oldest quarter of the city dated from 17th century.Dive into the stories of Voltaire's clashes with church and with his old nemesis in the city.


In a world where history and fantasy intertwine, you embark on a grand adventure to Ferney Voltaire, a place steeped in the legacy of the great philosopher Voltaire himself. 

You find yourself in the heart of the city, surrounded by cobblestone streets lined with charming old houses, and the air is charged with an atmosphere of wisdom and knowledge.

The sounds of life that you encountered while passing by have captured your interest, and this instant marks the beginning of your journey...

Game route

Starting point Statue of Voltaire
1B Av. Voltaire, 01210 Ferney-Voltaire, France
Finish point The Bust of Voltaire
2 Grand' Rue, 01210 Ferney-Voltaire, France
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Yoan D

26 Nov 2023
We spent a good time on a sunny day solving the riddles and reading the story!! Thank you

Stewart Lee

25 Nov 2023


25 Nov 2023

Morten Melby

11 Nov 2023


09 Nov 2023
Sometimes the enigmas were a bit complicated for me, but I liked the storyline and it was interesting to learn real facts and history of the city. Nice experience.

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outdoor escape game look like?

  • Discover new places

    As you walk and tour around the city, you will visit new cool places.

  • 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

    Put yourself in the shoes of a famous fictional character and play out their story.


Yoan D
3100 XP
Stewart Lee
3100 XP
3040 XP