It is July 1572 and Roermond is preparing for a fierce battle. William of Orange demands the city, but the inhabitants of Roermond are not to know anything about it. The prince orders his soldiers to take the city by violent means. While plundering, the army marches through the city and loots all Catholic churches and monasteries.
Even the Carthusian monastery does not escape the army. Twelve Carthusian monks are tortured and eventually killed. After the battle, twelve bodies are found. Of Cornelis Pleizyr, the thirteenth Carthusian monk, every trace is missing. How was he able to escape the torture? It seems Cornelis escaped through a secret exit....
Escape the city
This is where Escape Tour Roermond starts. Solve riddles, answer questions and decipher clues to find out where the secret exit is located. With this unique city game you will discover the best places in Roermond. Find the exit within two hours and who knows, you might earn a spot on the Wall of Fame. Your search starts at the Stationsplein, good luck!