: Rehlingen, Merzig
The Rissenthal Nature Park village is located in a romantic valley 5 km away from Losheim am See in northern Saarland. From here, you can directly reach the most awarded hiking path in Germany, the gorge trail, in addition to 6 other premium trails. The exciting surroundings offer hiking, biking, horse back riding, family fun, relaxation in the nature and countless excursions and shopping possibilities, like for example to the attractive Merzig, Luxembourg, Trier, Metz, to the Saar loop, to the 'garden without limits', to the wolf specialists Werner Freund, to the roman Villa Borg, to the Montclair burg. Water enthusiasts can relax at the Losheim reservoir or at the spa in Merzig. You can also take children to the rail-road museum with the historic train. Visit the cultural highlights like open-air concerts at the lake, operas in circus tents, knight and children festivals. Culinary treats are offered at comfortable restaurants with a French flair.
Other Activities: Hippolini-Holiday - small riding school for children and parents, horse schooling, riding on you own horse, private paddock for horse riding
Golf: There is a recently amplified golf course in Nunkirchen, located about 15 km away from Rissenthal in a beautiful valley.
Ski: If there is snow, you can cross-country ski in Weiskirchen (about 15 km) or you can go on the Petersberg at Braunshausen (30 km) and on the Erbeskopf (about 40 km) for downhill skiing and tobogganing. The hiking trails are especially lovely and romantic when there is snow.