El Griu de Canet
A 150-YEAR JOURNEY THROUGH THE HISTORY OF CANET DE MAR
El Griu de Canet is a product for visiting and understanding the heritage of the coastal town of Canet de Mar (Maresme, Barcelona). A book containing a story, historical references, a heritage guide and a mobile application with different games all establish an innovative dynamic in relation to the city.
The Griu (‘Griffin’) is a mythological animal that is half-eagle and half-lion. It entails investigating the clues scattered around Canet and searching for its magnificent cultural heritage. You can play in different ways: as a game of clues, as geocaching or as a game of observation. An illustrated novel comes with the game and tells us a story about Canet starring a griffin and a young sailor captivated by its existence.
To play El Griu de Canet can you get the map/guide at the Tourist Office of Canet, download the application on your smartphone and use augmented reality to go looking for geopositioned points among the heritage scenes of Canet, find clues, answer questions and delve into the mysteries of the griffin of Canet.
The map comes with a story and helps players to find the right answers and enjoy a complete real and virtual experience.