Geocaching connects nature with hiking fun. It is ideal for families and those who don't like walking because it includes solving puzzles, completing tasks and searching for hidden treasure. The list below shows which 'treasures' are hidden in Innsbruck and the surrounding area.
Period: spring – autumn
This geocache in Pettnau takes you to a small hermit's chapel near the town. From there you have a wonderful view over the Inntal valley.
N 47° 17.957
E 011° 08.456
Very close to the parking lot you will find an old well. A large year tells you when it was constructed. Add up the digits of the year and write this down as A.
N 47° 18.025
E 011° 08.504
Community ovens were once very widespread. They were used to bake bread for the entire village. This oven was lovingly restored by hand and is still being used today. How many gutters can you see on the oven? Write the number down as B.
Way of the Cross
N 47° 18.032
E 011° 08.674
You are now standing directly in front of a Station of the Cross. What is the number of the station before you? Write the number down as C.
Einsiedelkapelle (Hermit's Chapel)
N 47° 17.912
E 011° 08.813
JYou have now arrived at the Hermit's Chapel. How many round windows does the chapel have? Write the number down as D.
The treasure's hiding place
You have now found all the clues needed to recover the treasure.
N 47° 17.(A-D)AB
E 011° 08.(C+B+D)(D-1)(C-B)