"Ettlingen" Top 5 Page for this destination Ettlingen by tini58de
Ettlingen Travel Guide: 111 reviews and 425 photos
It is surrounded by old walls and ditches and presents a medieval and picturesque appearance.
Among the highlights are an old palace, a Protestant and two Roman Catholic churches
and the buildings of a former monastery. There are also quite a few Roman remains.
The first notice of Ettlingen dates from the 8th century.
It became a town in 1227 and was presented
by the emperor Frederick II. to the margrave of Baden.
Nowadays Ettlingen is just a small city. Not much going on there, just nice and quiet! I work here and if I have a chance I like to show people around a little!
In December 2006 we had the International Glühwein VT meeting in Karlsruhe, and since we had quite a few international guests staying for the weekend we decided to go to the Christkindlesmarkt in Ettlingen the next day. This was a lot of fun - but you better read about fake palaces and hot love on other people's pages.....
- Pros:beautiful old town
- Cons:very small
- In a nutshell:romantic place close to big city
Leopoldstraße is the main pedestrian street in Ettlingen. You find all different sorts of shops in this street,... more travel advice
The Lauerturm is Ettlingen's landmark and can also be found in the coat of arms of the city. It was built in the second... more travel advice
Written Dec 17, 2006
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Written May 9, 2016
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