Lyon, France

Old Town Lyon: WWII Escape

(3 ratings)
Created by
Vas Konstantinidis
Play a thrilling adventure game where your mission is to break free from the city limits of Lyon. You will follow clues to discover fascinating places in the old town and their mysterious histories. 

Discover monuments from the Renaissance, uncover secret passageways that were used to escape from the Nazis, and learn about the enchanting local history. 

Are you ready to escape Lyon?
per group of up to 4
  • After booking, follow the instructions you receive by e-mail for playing this city game & walking tour.
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee if you don't enjoy the quest


  • Envision and reenact the terror of being caught by the Nazis
  • Maneuver through the secret passageways (traboules) and hidden courtyards of Lyon 
  • Admire stunning statues and fountains 

*Note: some traboules and courtyards may need to be accessed by pressing the security button on the digi-code pad. The security access button is usually isolated from the numbers on the pad, and is next to the electronic access key.

Starting point

Hôtel de Ville de Lyon

Know before you go

  • Quest available in English
  • This quest has 10 challenges
  • Best during the day
  • Instagrammable
  • Best for couples
  • Don't play in the night


The year is 1944 and France is being occupied by Nazi Germany. 

You are Madeleine Lavigne, code name Isabelle, a member of the French Resistance and a Secret Service agent. 

Through a small oversight, your identity has been compromised and the Lyon Police have a warrant for your arrest as a wanted terrorist. 

You must escape. A plane is waiting for you across the country, but first, you need to make it to the train.


(3 ratings)

Anais -

Jan 2021
I had such a great time exploring The old Town and learnt lots of things. It was fun and informative, thanks Vas for the game, I really recommend it !!!! :)))

Theodora Orestia

Jan 2021
super! very informative about the history of lyon and got to see some very interesting hidden gems! highly reccomend to all who love to discover more than meets the eye!!!
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