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Ulm: City Center Walking Tour with Minster Visit

1. Ulm: City Center Walking Tour with Minster Visit

Join a city center walking tour with a professional guide and discover historical and contemporary facts about Ulm and Neu Ulm. Visit the historic town hall with the richly ornamented astronomic clock and the extravagant painting of the facade. In keeping with the motto “Medieval Meets Modern”, see several new buildings which have been recently erected in the heart of Ulm. These buildings pay tribute to unique modern architecture and are called the new center of Ulm. Stroll through the charming Fishermen's and Tanners' Quarters – the most historic part of the city center. Its old narrow streets, walk along bridges and jetties, and get a sense of how the city looked during the Middle Ages. See the magnificent Ulm Minster Lutheran Church which has the highest church tower in the world. Admire the beauty of its interior and learn more about its construction from your expert guide.

Ulm: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Walking Tour

2. Ulm: Scavenger Hunt Self-Guided Walking Tour

Start the adventure at the Löwenbrunnen on Münsterplatz. First, visit the Ulm Minster, the largest Protestant church in Germany. You can climb the tower to get breathtaking views of the city. Then, pass by the preserved city wall, the still existing moat houses, and the Albert Einstein fountain. Continue your way through the Berblinger Tower and the crooked butcher's tower in the old fishing and tanning district. Then riddle yourself to the Schwörhaus and the town hall. Your city game box contains 11 sealed and numbered envelopes, each holding riddles that need to be solved. Follow clear and precise directions and 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. Have fun while you receive detailed information regarding the historical background of every attraction. The Scavenger Hunt Box contains 11 sealed and numbered envelopes. These contain puzzles that need to be solved. Guided by clear and unambiguous directions, make your way through the inner city of Ulm. Solve the puzzles and let the clues lead you to the next destination. Each solved puzzle will yield a number that will tell you which envelope to open next. You will not know in advance what order the scavenger hunt city envelopes need to be opened. The envelopes will also contain detailed background information of each attraction, its history, its current use, and much more. Decide for yourself when to start your Scavenger Hunt through Ulm and how much time to spend at each location. Take a break from your Scavenger Hunt whenever you feel like it, or even continue your scavenger hunt on a different day. Order the Box and enjoy this special sightseeing tour whenever you want. Please note that the scavenger box will be shipped to you and needs approximately 4 days.

Ulm: Smartphone Outdoor Escape Game

3. Ulm: Smartphone Outdoor Escape Game

Experience a unique outdoor escape game right on your smartphone. Take on the role of a profiler who travels back in time to solve a tricky case. Complex challenges await you in this adventure that will lead you deeper and deeper into the swamp of organized crime. The puzzles are location independent, so you can look forward to tricky and exciting tasks. But after each level, you'll learn interesting facts about the environment around you. While solving the puzzles of this thrilling case, you'll wander past some of Ulm's most fascinating sights. Grab your smartphones and head to the starting point to get started. Whether you work together as a team or split into smaller groups and teams, you can expect an exciting walk with breathtaking sights and relaxing breaks. Solve tricky puzzles, combine clues, discover surprising facts about each location, and enjoy the freedom to walk at your own pace. This game is ideal for escape game enthusiasts and puzzle fans who are looking for a challenging challenge for their group and don't want to miss out on the city's interesting locations.

Ulm: Murder Mystery Self-Guided Interactive City Tour

4. Ulm: Murder Mystery Self-Guided Interactive City Tour

Solve a murder and at the same time see all the highlights of the city center of Ulm. Play this unique game with a group of friends or your family. You will receive instructions, a photo frame and an answer form in advance via email. You'll also receive a map of the city where the murder took place. The center is divided into sections where you have to look for a location where you can take a group selfie. Once you've located the spot, send a selfie via WhatsApp to your game instructor. If the location's correct, they'll send you the next clue about the murder. As you walk along the nicest places in the centre of the city, you will collect more and more clues about the murder. During the game you will have enough time to enter a cafe or shop that you pass and to admire some of the highlights of Ulm.

UlmCard with optional public transportation

5. UlmCard with optional public transportation

Use the UlmCard for 24 or 48 hours and get the best out of your stay: free tower climb to the highest church tower in the world, free guided tour through the city including Ulm Minster, free entrance to many exciting museums and exhibitions, gastronomic delicacies, free souvenirs and more! All free UlmCard services at a glance: Sightseeing • Tourist-Information Ulm/Neu-Ulm: Guided city tour including Ulm Minster • Ulm Minster: Tower climb to the highest church tower in the world Museums/Exhibitions • Danube Swabian Central Museum: Free entrance • Edwin Scharff Museum: Free entrance • Local History Museum: Postcard with a historical city view • HfG-Archiv Ulm: Free entrance • Wiblingen Monastery: Free entrance • kunsthalle weishaupt: Free entrance • Museum Bread and Art–World Food Forum: Free entrance • Museum Ulm @kunsthalle weishaupt: Free entrance • m25–Experience Area: 1 free flight with the flight simulator Birdly • Museum of Nature Ulm: Free entrance • Stadthaus Ulm: 1 thyme scent garden cube Leisure • Donaubad: For all 3-hour rates 1 hour free entry • Zoological Garden Ulm: Free entrance • KCC Restaurant-Theatre: 1 prosecco • Theatre Neu-Ulm: 1 welcome drink • Theatre Ulm: 1 programme booklet Gastronomy • Crêperie Kornhäusle: 1 cup of cidre • me and all hotel ulm: 1 welcome drink at the rooftop bar • Konzertsaal Kaffeehaus, Konditorei & Restaurant: 1 espresso • Restaurant Zur Lochmühle: Apple fritters with cinnamon and sugar Souvenirs • Gutes von hier: A pack of ›Ulm-Pasta‹ (100 g) • Tourist-Information Ulm/Neu-Ulm: 1 city guide ›Ulm/Neu-Ulm in one day‹, Lehmstedt-Verlag (in German) Additional service Mobility • Free travel on bus and tram in the city of Ulm/Neu-Ulm (fare zones 10 and 20) as well as to the cities of Blaustein, Herrlingen, Thalfingen & Rasthaus Seligweiler

Ulm: Christmas walk, fun game, team activity and challenge

6. Ulm: Christmas walk, fun game, team activity and challenge

Discover Ulm during christmas time with this team activity full of interesting christmas content. This fun christmas adventure will lead you through the city and will challenge you and your team by fun and creative tasks. Solve puzzles, answer quiz questions, take creative photos and unlock interesting and fun facts about christmas. You will have a lot of fun as a team and will create long lasting memories. Begin your interactive outdoor christmas party and christmas adventure in the city center and allow the interactive smartphone app to guide you from there. Challenge yourself and your team and enjoy a winter walk. Learn new things about Christmas, create memories and experience fun moments during this 90-120 minutes game. Enjoy a combination of quiz game, outdoor-escape-game and blackstory game, while you explore the city center. All content is connected to Christmas as a theme. It is recommendet that you play this game as a team of 2-5 persons during november or december. It is possible to book more than one team. Perfect activity for couples, families or team collegues. Perfect also as christmas party for companies.

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Hello, our tour of Ulm was very good. At first the visit to the Minster was to be canceled due to two weddings, but our city guide extended the tour so that we could still go to the Minster after the weddings. The city guide is highly recommended, he knew a lot to tell and so it was never boring. This tour was just right for us, it wasn't too long and we learned a lot.

...was very exciting extensive information and very entertaining!