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Family Time

Having time for each other, experiencing new things, feeling well – that’s what families look for in the most beautiful season of the year. The Rench Valley offers all that. Here you can find rural idyll and tranquillity and your children can play light-heartedly. Families are always welcome: our vineyards, farms, playgrounds, parks, and heated outdoor swimming pools guarantee a lot of fun for the whole family. During the summer holidays we even provide a special programme for your children that will turn their holidays into an unforgettable experience.


Kids Day in Oberkirch

Oberkirch organizes every year a special day for children. During that day the whole town center is car-free and there are over 70 attractions for the kids. The kids can go jumping on the bouncy castle, go climbing or do horseback riding. For all creative kids there colouring and craft stations, as well as face painting.

In addition to all that there is also a big stage where the kids can meet some of their idols from tv shows, bands and movies. On this day Oberkirch is like a little paradise island for kids of every age.

Children's Programme

During summer, our “little guests” can be excited about a special programme for children. During adventurous hikes through our legendary landscape, bicycle tours, excursions, creative workshops, and much more, your children and our children have the possibility to get to know each other. A brochure with the detailed programme is available at Renchtal Tourismus GmbH.

Town park in Oppenau

The town park in Oppenau is a very popular place to go to for familys. The kids can go playing on the playground or have fun in the water at the Lierbach.

The park also offers a minigolf facility with 18 holes (opening hours during the summer: 10am – 9pm) as well as chess and merels boards.  The park also has a little stage, during June and September the stage is used for little concerts and open-air cinemas.

The little town park offers nature just around the corner of the city center. At the edge of the park is also an area called “Kleinebene” which is a famous spot for doing sports. Many people start der running, walking and hiking tours there. In this area you can also find a volleyball field, a jumping pit, a running track, ping pong tables, Basketball field and some other sports equipment.

At the “Kleinebene” is also a barbecue area and a playground for the kids. If you want to do a barbecue at the “Kleinebene” you have to reserve the barbecue area. You can do this at the townhall of Oppenau, phone number: +49 (0) 7804 4830.

Oberkircher Stadtgarten

The town park of Oberkirch is a famous spot in the town center to meet, enjoy the nature and have a relaxing day. Directly in the city center you can escape the traffic and listen to the noises of the nature. The town park has a little vivarium with deers and rabbits, a little duck pond and a big playground for the kids.

During the summer you can enjoy the little concerts at the stage in the park or come and visit other events like the open-air cinema or the well-known festival “Luminous Oberkirch”. On very hot days young and old enjoy the little water playground in the park. A very famous place for the kids is as well the big, new playground with a climbing tower, the minigolf facility and for the parents there is a “Biergarten” to relax.


Outdoor Swimming Pools

The heated outdoor swimming pools in Oberkirch and Oppenau offer fun and recreation for the whole family. The swimming pool in Oppenau has a giant slide with a length of 58 metres, underwater jet nozzles, a water mushroom fountain, a beach volleyball court, table tennis as well as accessibly designed entrance areas, showers, toilets, and changing areas. The modern outdoor swimming pool in Oberkirch, too, offers a lot for both young and old: a giant slide, a diving tower, swimmer’s and non-swimmer’s pools, a playground, a water mushroom fountain, and much more. For further information about opening hours and prices please contact Renchtal Tourismus GmbH in Oberkirch and our service office in Oppenau.


Farm holidays are perfect to combine your needs with those of your children. While your children play light-heartedly in the hay, have fun feeding the animals or enjoy a ride on a tractor, you can relax in the tranquillity of nature. Beyond all the daily stress, this kind of holiday offers a combination of recreation, activity, tradition, and modern lifestyle in a family-friendly atmosphere. Choose one of the following farms and get an insight into how farmers in the Rench Valley work nowadays.

Am Marxenhof


Steinhof Birk







Ferienhof Huber



Huber Martin

Kimmig Hubert

Kimmig´s Ferienhäusle





Treyer Reinhard



Welle Hubert