Sports - Renchtal - The forefront of the Black Forest.


The „Eckenfels” in the Lierbach valley is known for ist great location at the edge of the Black Forest just above Oppenau. The rock consists of volcanic rock which is over 300 million years old. From the top of the rock you have a beautiful view over the region and the nature around it. The levels of difficultiy of the different climbing tours are between 3 and 8, where the longest tour has about 50 meters. Because of the nature around the “Eckenfels” climbing is only allowed between July 1st and January 15th in the following year.

If you want to take climbing lessons at the outdoor climbing-wall please contact the Renchtal Tourismus GmbH for further information.



The Rench Valley is surrounded by golf courses: within a distance of 50 kilometres you can find twelve of them. The nearest one is the golf course in Urloffen which has an 18 hole championship course, as well as a 9 hole practice course. It can be reached by car within only a few minutes.

 A special contact point in terms of golf is the hotel “Waldhotel Grüner Baum” in Oberkirch-Ödsbach. For further information see


Between April 1st and September 30th you are allowed to go fishing at the river Rench. You are only allowed to go fishing when you have a valid ID for fishing and the Guestcard from the Renchtal. You can buy a fishing day pass at the following adresses:


Renchtal Tourismus GmbH, Bahnhofstr. 16, 77704 Oberkirch, phone +49 (0) 7802 82 600


Renchtal Tourismus GmbH, Hauptstraße 48, 77794 Lautenbach, phone +49 (0) 7802 9259 50

OPPENAU: 8,00 €

Renchtal Tourismus GmbH, Rathausplatz 1, 77728 Oppenau, phone +49 (0) 7804 4836

Horseback Riding

If you are a horse lover you will are very welcome in the Renchtal! Because of the beautiful landscape and the wide nature the Renchtal is very liked by every horseback rider. 

Here you can find some addresses where you can do horseback riding:



Fahr- und Pony Club Bad Griesbach e.V

Reit- und Fahrverein Nußbach

Reitclub St. Mauritius