Around the cathedral

“Notre Dame of Strasbourg” Cathedral is the heart of the city. The facade is in sandstone and richly decorated. The unique 142-metre high spire has been the highest in Europe for centuries. Half-timbered houses have been built at the foot of this building, the most famous of which is the “Kammerzell House”.

topics discussed

Chronology of the cathedral construction – Recognition of craftsmen emblems (sculptors, architects) – Discovery of different architectural styles (Palais Rohan, Maison Kammerzell) – Famous figures (Gustave Doré, Alphonse Laveran).

educational value

The treasure hunt consists of a road book with a content that allows you to:

  • To discover the local cultural heritage: the history and anecdotes of the must-see buildings are highlighted
  • To boost the observational skills: the questions are used to find answers on the walls of the buildings
  • To develop spatial orientation: the itinerary to follow is specified
  • To encourage teamwork: a single roadmap is distributed to each team, consisting of 5 to 8 members

game process

  • The group is welcomed at the start and finish by our animator
  • The treasure hunt is performed autonomously under the supervision of your guides
  • The animator ensures a telephone hotline in order to provide assistance to a team in difficulty. The animator’s mobile number is given in the road book
  • At the end of the game, the animator corrects and distributes traditional gingerbread to the participants and accompanying persons
Duration 2 H 00
Departure / Arrival Place du château
Included in the service Treasure hunt + gingerbread / Price per student: 12-18 years : 6,50 € – 6-12 years : 5,50 € – Accompanying persons : free / Minimum number of participants : 10
Available versions
12-18 years old   6-12 years old  
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