Gueberschwihr, picturesque and medieval

Gueberschwihr

WELCOME IN GUEBERSCHWIHR
Gueberschwihr was mentionned in the 8th century. Many noble families setteled down in Gueberschwihr from the 11th century. Their wealth drew a lot of invaders and the village was plundered many times. Nowadays Gueberschwihr is a picturesque village, characteristic of the Wine Route with its rich heritage.
PARKING
GPS N48°00.250 E007°16.550
Google Maps 48 00.250, 7 16.550
STATUE
GPS N48°00.242 E007°16.572 / Google Maps 48 00.242, 7 16.572

Look up ! Which person with a basket carried on the back is here represented ?
- the Christmas Father, A=10
- a joiner, A=20
- a wine grower, A=30
AT THE SIGN AU DAUPHIN
GPS N48°00.197 E007°16.573 / Google Maps 48 00.197, 7 16.573

The window on this house is like an overhang. It's a typical architectural construction of the Renaissance.
What's the name of this window ?
- oriel window, B=10
- picture window, B=20
- balcony, B=30
THE BLESSED VIRGIN'S FOUNTAIN
GPS N48°00.163 E007°16.558 / Google Maps 48 00.163, 7 16.558

This fountain was built in 1847. It was restored in 1998.
How many sides do you count ? =C
GATE OF PFAFFENHEIM
GPS N48°00.107 E007 16.553 / Google Maps 48 00.107, 7 16.553

Pfaffenheim is the next village. This gate was one of the entrance of the town. Next to the gateway, there is a porch with a shield decorated with a clover.
Which year is written on the shield ? =D
BROOK
GPS N48°00.145 E007°16.460 / Google Maps 48 00.145, 7 16.460

This fountain is situated near the brook in the highest part of the village. Two dates are engraved on the fountain and on the flume.
Add these two dates. =E
PORCH
GPS N48 00.198 E007°16.497 / Google Maps 48 00.198, 7 16.497

At nr 18, you can see a double porch.
How many times can you read the letter E on the shield ? = F
CHURCH
GPS N48°00.270 E007°16.520 / Google Maps 48 00.270, 7 16.520

Here is the church Saint Pantaleon. Its bell tower is one of the oldest of the region (12th century). Behind the church, you can see some Merovingian sarcophagus. With which material is built the church ?
- yellow sandstone from Rouffach, G=10
- pink sandstone from the Vosges, G=20
- grey granite from Brittany, G=30
THE TREASURE
Bravo ! You've answered all the questions. Now you can find the treasure ! Enjoy the landscape !

GPS N48°00.North E007°16. East
Google Maps 48 00.North, 7 16.East

With North = (D/F)-A-4 and East = ((G+C)xB)+374

Game geocaching Gueberschwihr

Length of visit/event

  • 1h

Level of difficulty

  • Suitable for everyone