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Heidelberg Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

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Activity provider: World City Trail

Heidelberg Highlights Self-Guided Scavenger Hunt & City Tour

Activity provider: World City Trail

From US$ 6.43 per person

Explore Heidelberg with a smartphone app scavenger hunt and walking tour. Solve attraction-based riddles and see sights like Bismarckplatz Park and the Old Town.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Combine a tour with the fun of a scavenger hunt
  • Learn local history and facts about the city
  • Discover hidden gems in Heidelberger Altstadt (Old Town)
  • Stop at any time to snap as many pictures as you want
Full description

Make the most out of your visit to Heidelberg with this interactive smartphone scavenger hunt and self-guided walking tour. Complete location-based riddles as you walk through the greenery of Bismarckplatz Park and the charming cobbled streets of Heidelberger Altstadt (old town).

After downloading the tour app on your mobile device (instructions received via email after booking), you'll follow a route that leads you to 10 of the most important sights in the city.

Start your tour at the imposing Bismarckplatz, in the center of the city. Visit the Haus zum Riesen a modern palace and explore the Kurpfälzisches Museum with its unique exhibits.

Take a photo at Universitätsplatz and let yourself get lost in the historic Jesuitenkirche, one of Heidelberg's oldest churches. Learn about the market square, the oldest square in the city with a huge history.

Admire the Old Bridge with its magnificent view. See, walk, and learn about Kornmarkt a place straight out of old medieval stories, while Karlsplatz will be the icing on the cake of this unique tour.

As you explore, use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to uncover clues at each attraction to find your next destination. Feel the thrill of solving each riddle as you work to finish the game.

Choose to start or pause the tour whenever you want and explore the city at your own personal pace. Along the way, learn history and facts about Heidelberg to get a local perspective of this picturesque city.

Includes
  • Mobile app and login credentials
  • Self-guided tour
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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The tour starts at Bismarckplatz Park. Download the 'World City Trail app' from the store and use your email and the serial key sent to you via SMS or WhatsApp by World City Trail. After login, you will be able to find the exact location of the 1st step. No one will wait for you. You can start your tour anytime. The QR code from GetYourGuide is not needed for this activity. If you didn't receive your serial key, contact the activity provider by SMS or WhatsApp on the emergency number, or by email.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • A charged smartphone and internet connection is required for this activity
  • A link for the mobile app and login credentials will be sent after booking
  • You can start any time by logging into the app
  • This is for a group of up to 5 people
  • The total average duration of a game is 2-2.5 hours
  • Each game is in one language, if you require multiple languages the game should be purchased in each language
  • It is recommended to play during daylight hours, as the lack of light may make it difficult to solve puzzles
  • The game is designed for adults. Kids can participate if someone explains the puzzles
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • You have to think and solve the puzzles. It is not a trivia game
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 50 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4.1/5

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A fun way to walk around the city and see and discover things you wouldn't normally see. Not time-bound, so also time to eat or drink something in between. The puzzles weren't very difficult, but they were fun.

July 6, 2022

Nice short time pass

July 29, 2022

Nice way to see the city.

July 28, 2022

Product ID: 407967