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
In Sonnenstein (Wildermieming) you will find the „Bergdoktorhaus“ the film location of the TV series called “Der Bergdoktor” (mountain doctor). In this cache the doctor presents his home-village.
The Rochus Chapel:
N 47° 18.936
E 010° 59.916
Question: How many seats are in the chapel? Write down the number as A.
The Greißlerladen and the Post - Franzis department
The next stop takes you right into the heart of Sonnenstein. Franzi the housekepper of Pankraz Obermayer had in this building her postal service. In the same building was also a small grocery store.
N 47° 19.(2*A) 9
E 011° 00.(3*A+4) 9
Question: Count the windows of the first floor on the south side of the house and note down the number as B.
The way now leads passing a few movie sites to the parish church Wildermieming.
The mention of the parish church in Wildermieming was first documented in 1532 and was among the 57 oldest parishes of the former diocese of Brixen. The simple baroque church is dedicated to St. Nicholas of Myra. Particularly interesting are the impressive ceiling fresco by Franz Altmüller and the great fresco of St. Christopher that adorns the south tower facade. In this tower you will find the hint to the next waypoint.
N 47° (3*A+1).1(3 * B)
E 011° 00.B0B
Question: Do you see the upper year that is specified on the church tower? Note the number as C and the second number as D.
Follow the road further east.
You are now standing in front of the famous film set of the Bergdoktorhaus. Here lived the popular TV doctor and treated all his patients and experienced the strangest stories. Opposite the entrance door you will find a gate. Behind that a narrow path leads over the hill down to the street. You perhaps remember this way that Franzi ran up often when Pankraz once again needed the help of the Bergdoktor. You should take this route, once you've answered the following question:
N 47° 19.C(B+D)B
E 011° 00.A(D-C)(2*B) Question: Count the number of glass panel in the front door, double the number and note it down as E.
You will find the cache at:
N 47° 19.C(A+D)(E*2+C)
E 011° 00.(D*D)(E*3)(B+E)