Old Town Heidelberg: Highlights of Germany's Oldest University City

4.82 (11 ratings)
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Experience a one-of-a-kind private and interactive walking tour through Heidelberg's charming Old Town perfect for couples, friends and families!

As you stroll through the historic city center, you will discover glorious historic locations, like the romantic Old Bridge and mysterious House of the Knight. You'll solve fun quests, riddles and puzzles, and learn about Heidelberg's enigmatic past.

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  • The game is not timed, so take your time

Places you will visit


It will take you

75-105 mins

You will walk

3940 steps

Total distance

3 km


  • Enjoy breathtaking views of Heidelberg Castle.

  • Explore the charming Alte Brücke and Heidelberg's Old Town.

  • Take a leisurely stroll along the River Neckar to discover hidden gems.

  • Learn about the rich history of Heidelberg's Old Town in a fun and interactive way that's perfect for families, friends and couples!


Accepted into Heidelberg University, the oldest in Germany founded in 1386, you're eager to join the Seekers of the Underworld. This student society has a notorious reputation for exposing the city's deepest secrets and holding immense power within Heidelberg.

You seek out Richard, a senior member, and convince him to grant you a chance to prove your worth. With a demonstration of your intellect, he invites you to embark on the fabled scavenger hunt, leaving you thrilled for the challenges ahead!

Game route

Starting point Kornmarkt, Heidelberg
Kornmarkt 3, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
Finish point Karlsplatz, Heidelberg
Hauptstraße 212, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
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12 Aug 2023

Marilena Ksmp

09 Aug 2023


16 Jul 2023
The allover experience was very nice. Mousse should be a valid solution in addition to mice. The riddle about the poem at the lovestone is not clear. The English text or the German text? Where to start to count the rows?

Andrew Callard

01 Jul 2023
this was wonderful!

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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

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


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