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Geocaching Treasure hunt

Now kids of all ages should get ready for some memorable treasure hunting tours spread all over the Ötztal. You don't need a GPS device for this kind of treasure hunting tour but a Treasure Hunting Map available in the local Information Offices. And off you go!

On varied Treasure Hunting Routes there are numerous small treasures boxes hidden in the most secluded places. If you find all treasures hidden along the route you return to the local Information Office where you get your personal small treasure as a reward.

Treasure hunt Längenfelder Dorfrunde

Ho to go on a Treasure Hunt?

Following the marked route you will discover small caches (magnetic, hanging or lying). You will find secret letters in or on the cache box.
Write all the letters in the right box of your treasure hunting map. Only those who have collected all the letters can form the right word.
Knowing the right word you can pick up a small present at the Information Längenfeld!

The route is about 4.3 km long, walking time approx. 1.5 hours

Längenfelder Dorfrunde Treasure Hunt (GPS-Data):

  • #1 Längenfeld Dorfrunde: N 47° 04.455 E 010° 58.337 GPS-Data
    A small tree at the end of the trail, at the start of a new one.
  • #2 Längenfeld Dorfrunde: N 47° 04.372 E 010° 58.168 GPS-Data
    A viewing platform combined with a fence - there is something magnetic sticking in between.
  • #3 Längenfeld Dorfrunde: N 47° 04.272 E 010° 57.880 GPS-Data
    The way towards AQUA DOME, there
    is a tree - is it hiding something?
  • #4 Längenfeld Dorfrunde: N 47° 04.438 E 010° 57.570 GPS-Data
    There is a bench on the right.
  • #5 Längenfeld Dorfrunde: N 47° 04.611 E 010° 57.426 GPS-Data
    The twins and their brother (tree) stand
    next to a fitness device on the left.
  • #6 Längenfeld Dorfrunde: N 47° 04.380 E 010° 57.675 GPS-Data
    There is a tree opposite the bench, something is hanging on it!
  • #7 Längenfeld Dorfrunde: N 47° 04.334 E 010° 57.999 GPS-Data
    A lamp and also something magnetic.

Gries Treasure Hunt (GPS-Data):

  • Nr: 1: N 47° 04.371 E 011° 01.147 GPS-Data
    Tipp: Auch Tiere würden hier einen Unterschlupf finden.
  • Nr. 2: N 47° 04.453 E 011° 00.726 GPS-Data
    Tipp: In der Mauer liegt es auf der lauer.
  • Nr: 3: N 47° 04.484 E 011° 00.321 GPS-Data
    Tipp: Hier wird nicht nur der Weg angezeigt.
  • Nr. 4: N 47° 04.360 E 011° 00.645 GPS-Data
    Tipp: Was vom Baum übrig bleibt.
  • Nr. 5: N 47° 04.267 E 011° 00.899 GPS-Data
    Tipp: Unter dem Brocken hat er sich verkrochen

9for5 & 5for1

Real treasure hunters are invited to search for the coveted "9for5 & 5for1" caches within the whole Ötztal Valley. Caches are hidden in the region’s most scenic spots, and provide you with more detailed information on how to gather the special "Ötz-Taler" geo-coin while giving an insight into the great variety of Alpine landscapes in the Ötztal.

How can you obtain the special Ötztal geo-coin?
Nine cache boxes are hidden within the entire Ötztal. If you find five out of nine caches you receive the ultimate and well-deserved Ötztal geo-coin.

Where do you find the single "9for5&5for1" cache boxes?
Detailed coordinates for all 9 cache boxes are available here or on the Geocache Community homepage www.geocaching.com – for downloading to your GPS unit. For a quick overview of all cache locations you can download a map.

Where do you get the highly coveted Ötztal geo-coin?
Every "9for5 & 5for1" cache box contains a different clipper with a special pattern.

If you have collected at least 5 different clippers from five cache boxes you can pick up your Ötz-Taler geo-coin at the Längenfeld Information Office where you also get the stamp card for the entire route.

Coordinates: N 47° 04.939 E 010° 58.055

  • This awesome place deserves its name: indulge in the "eagle's view" and enjoy this totally different perspective high above the valley. The wooden eagle gives you a warm welcome, taking you on a panoramic tour of the mountains following the traces of the Alpine eagle. Now you take the rope and ascend to the viewing platform, a few meters above the vantage point you will again meet the king of all birds.
  • Thanks to small periscopes provided on the platform you can explore the different vegetation areas. Detailed information on the valley's and people's lively history are provided as well.
  • Trail details
    This easy trail travels along Kochlerweg Trail to the newly designed "Adlerblick" vantage point".
  • An alternative route leads from the hamlet of Dorf (school) up to "Adlerblick": walk towards Längenfeld until you reach the underpass on the left (main road) and a trail fork. Keep to the right in direction Hemerach, Kockle and Hörndle. Follow the trail to "Adlerblick" for about 40 walking minutes.
  • Please take care of nature on your walking and treasure hunting tour. Walk in single file on the edge of the meadow if the grass is high, and please don't leave the already existing/marked trails.
  • Useful hint:
    Find the one who gave the name to it ...


GPS-Data

Coordinates: N 47° 01.543 E 010° 59.011

  • A truly unrivaled and legendary experience amid unspoilt nature. The fabulous hiking trail high above Längenfeld's valley floor leads along a scenic route to the high Alpine pasturelands – the splendid "Ötztal Trail of Legends" is an absolute must for walking fans of all ages".
  • Trail details
    The theme trail starts at the Huben sports field. It's a one-hour walking tour ideal for families amid wonderful nature landscapes. Along the trail hikers find huge rocks with detailed information panels and larger-than-life sized figures giving an insight into 14 Ötztal legends deeply rooted in history.
  • Walking time: approx. 1hour
  • Useful hint:
    Look carefully under the huge rocks behind the chapel ...


GPS-Data