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Weimar: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Walking Tour

1. Weimar: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Walking Tour

Your city game box contains 11 sealed and numbered envelopes, each holding riddles that need to be solved. Following clear and precise directions, you will be taken on a walk through Weimar’s wonderful historic city center, as you solve the riddles to find your way to the various sights. Once you solve a riddle you will be given a number, which reveals which envelope to open next. You won’t know ahead of time in which succession the Scavenger Hunt City Game envelopes need to be opened, and additionally, for all the sights you visit, you will receive detailed information regarding their historical background, current use, and much more. It’s up to you when to start your scavenger hunt through Weimar historic city center, as well as how long you wish to stay at each location. You can let yourself be transported on a mysterious and unconventional tour. You can take a break from your city game at any time or even continue your scavenger hunt on another day, just as you like. You will start at the newly-opened Bauhaus Museum, from where you will pass the national theater and the former residences of Goethe and Schiller, as well as the famous Anna-Amalia-Library. You will also come by the castle and park around the river Ilm. There is no need to make an appointment for your scavenger hunt game. Simply book the game box and get it sent to you (the shipping costs are already included in the price), or notify your guides to pick it up during opening times.

Weimar: Krimidinner, Murder Mystery Game with Dinner

2. Weimar: Krimidinner, Murder Mystery Game with Dinner

Event dates: february and march. You will meet at the legendary „Gaststätte am Horn“ near the beautiful Ilmpark of Weimar. At the restaurant you will enjoy a delicious meal with soups, salads and a variety of main dishes. Good „Thüringer Küche“. The main goal of this event is, to solve a murder case. The story behind: You were invited by the owner of the restaurant to join a gala dinner. Together with some other very important and suspicious persons. Just before the dinner is about to begin, the body of a dead person gets found next to the restaurant. The killer must be one of the invited persons. Or was it you? You should proof that you are innocent, by finding the true murderer. Some friends and supporters will help you. Start your own investigations, combine clues, solve the case. This is an exciting role play and investigation game. A moderator will guide through the event. There are no complicated or exhausting roles to be played and you will not need a lot of time for preparations. No texts to be learned. This „Krimidinner“ is even suitable for children (starting in the age of 8). Join as a family, as couple or with your best friends. No dresscode is demanded. You can borrow some accessoires that fit to your role right after you arrive at the restaurant. Book your date and enjoy an unique and fun event and exclusive dinner.

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4.6 / 5

based on 39 reviews

The tour leads you very well through everything worth seeing in Weimar. And with the info cards you can really learn something! One should take the trouble to read through. I can also recommend buying the 48h Weimar Card beforehand. So you can look directly into interesting museums (Goethe House, Schiller House, ...). Unfortunately, the tour begins at the furthest possible point from the tourist center.

It came in German, but luckily was with a native German speaker who translated for me. It was an interesting way to explore a city and discover the sites, and I enjoyed that it was an analogue experience. It was a perfect solution for these socially distancing times. The box and cards are either a great keepsake or if you live nearby it's perfect to keep around for when others visit.

Relaxed city tour peppered with some puzzle fun - we liked it. Only suitable to a limited extent for younger children (more information for adults, but the puzzles are easy to do). We complemented the scavenger hunt with (foot) cooling off in the Ilm, sniffing the flowers at Goethe's garden house and an ice cream.

The scavenger hunt was a nice walk to get your bearings in the city. Good to get there!

The puzzle questions could have been a little more difficult.