Ettlingen Travel Guide

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Ettlingen Overview

The small town of Ettlingen is situated a few kms from Karlsruhe up the little river Alb and can easily be visited from there as a day or half day trip. Ettlingen is, in fact, at least 1500 years older than Karlsruhe
(mentioned first in788 A.D., but based on an ancient Roman settlement). It is the gateway to the Alb valley, one of the larger valleys into the northern Black Forest.

Ettlingen has preserved the charm of its historical centre in spite of rehabilitation measures in the 1970s that have destroyed quite a number of old buildings. What is left, however, is well taken care of. The major
monuments and preserved houses are mostly baroque. Etllingen is small, so
everything can easily be reached on foot. Discover romantic spots in the narrow lanes, along the river and in the squares, and rest in one of the many outdoor cafes.

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