Historical treasure hunt
Adults / Children’s version
3 hour long game
Difficulty level 4/5
To discover Barcelona
From Monday to Sunday / all year round
Summary: Time travel and put yourself in the shoes of a Roman citizen who traveled all the way to Barcelona to find his family. Through an intense mystery story and lots of adventures, discover Barcelona in I AD, its roman remains and get to understand the origins and inheritance of the city through this roman treasure hunt.
Synopsis: It is the year 16 A.D. Your name is Julius de Tertulina i Tertiola, you are 32 years old and you work at a shipyard at Centum Cellae (present day Civitavecchia), close to Rome, capital of the Empire. Your father, your uncle and his daughter, your fiancée, left over 30 years ago on board one of the military ships that used to go across the Mediterranean at the time. The aim of this military convoy, as ordered by the Emperor, was to discover new lands to settle in and then give the lands to retired members of the Imperial army.
Your family never returned. You know that their ship went aground on the coasts of Hispania.
Your goal: Find your father and your fiancée in Roman Barcelona…
Equipment provided for each team: an Artemis backpack, a map of the are, Roman maps, a compass, binoculars, a roadbook with instructions, puzzles and other useful information (maps, photos, pictures, etc.)
Languages available: English, Spanish, Catalan, French
Examples of tasks to complete:
– Find places / monuments with questions based on logic and puzzles
– Find information about a monument, a sculpture
– Tests of general culture
– Orientation trials (with compasses and maps)
– Riddles, hieroglyphs
– Reach conclusions from information given or found.
– Prizes for all teams (recommended)
– Stop at a bar or for tapas (at the end or halfway through the game)
– Gymkhana by bike
– Video of the game / Photographic report
Will you have what it takes to find your family in the ancient roman Barcelona?
Try this treasure hunt to find out!