Welcome to the first edition of Transilvania GeoQuest!
Experience the geocaching in a medieval town, feel the nature from the Sighisoara hills .
You will get to know towers, walls and bastions, streets, stairs and squares, bourgeois houses, monasteries and churches, schools, workshops and bridges. You will cross the bridge across centuries and epochs, between people, cultures and ways of being.
You will learn about German colonists, Hungarian kings, Romanian, Szekely, Polish, Greek, and Jewish peasants, craftsmen, and merchants, Tatar horsemen, Turkish armies, mercenaries. You will discover the traces they left in the urban and spiritual code of Sighisoara.
We are pleased to provide you with the following video from the location: (HQ version)
On your arrival you are kindly asked to register for the Transilvania Geoquest at the registration point (at the event/header coordinates) and you are requested to agree with the terms and conditions.
At the registration point you will receive the GPX files (caches+bike tracks).
See the agenda for the registration schedule.
We would like you to REGISTER for the event also on our site, thus letting us know how many people will attend.
At the registration point you will find also:
- Swimming pool
- Information point
- Free WiFi HOT SPOT
- Bike rental
- Sale stand for souvenirs
- Snacks + beverages
- First aid ward
EVENT AGENDA v2.0
FRIDAY: 7th of August - A real medieval adventure
- Get together with the Geoquest Team at the registration point 11.00-11.30
- Registration 11.00-13.00
- Medieval workshop: Sighisoara history and surroundings 11.30-12.30
- Geocaching FAQ and training 12.30-13.30
- Find the BOX !
- Cultural events 19.00
SATURDAY: 8th of August - Geocaching by bike
- Registration 8.00-12.00
- Geocaching "How to" 9.30-10.00
- Bike geocaching 10.00-16.00
- Have fun with geocaching!
- Get together with the GeoQuest Team at the registration point 19.00
SUNDAY: 9th of August - Sighisoara Green
- CITO (Cache In Trash Out) 11.00-13.30
- Sighisoara surroundings caching 13.30-16.00
The easiest way to reach Sighisoara is by train. There are regular train routes from Wien, Praha, Budapest, Bucharest.
Another way to reach the city is through the Targu Mures International Airport, 40 km northwest of Sighisoara. The airport has regular routes to and from Budapest as well as fares between Targu Mures and major European destinations especially in southern Europe, Austria and Germany.