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Where can one get a great breakfast in the morning?

"Where in Ettlingen can I buy fresh rolls in the morning or get a nice breakfast with coffee?" (posted 09/02/2014)

Please go easy on * www.ettlingen.de *. There you will get extensive information about Ettlingen, which you can then use as needed.
Answer provided by Barbara Nagel on 09/03/2014
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Also in Ettlingen, there are a number of bakeries that already have open before seven clock in the morning - even on Sundays - in the Crown Street - in the Leopold Street
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"Why should someone do a vacation in Ettlingen? Can you possibly tell me 2-3 popular travel tips for Ettlingen, which everyone visiting Ettlingen should see? Also let me know 2-3 special insider travel tips for Ettlingen that a typical tourist may not know about, but that you can highly recommend. Thanks!" (posted 07/02/2014)

Ettlingen has a very beautiful historic downtown pedestrian zone. Right now, the Castle Festival, which takes place in the courtyard of the Baroque palace, is very much in demand. The historic Baroque church of St. Martin. Performances include a musical "Grand Hotel" based on a novel by Vicky Baum and a drama "Nathan the Wise" by GE Lessing. Ettlingen is the gateway to the Alb Valley, the northernmost valley of the Black Forest.
Answer provided by Barbara Nagel on 07/02/2014
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Ettlingen is a charming and lively small town with over a 1,000-year-old historical tradition: at the castle of Countess Sybilla - in summer there is an interesting festival in the castle courtyard - alleyways lined with shops and restaurants wind their ways around. From Ettlingen you can reach the Black Forest, the southern Palatinate and Alsace in France, and Baden-Baden with its spa. By car, you can quickly be on the Wine Road. This is town is a good starting point for a varied program of entertainment. www.ettlingen.de
Answer provided by Hannelore Hantsch on 07/02/2014
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Hello, I unfortunately do not know Ettlingen well enough to give insider tips. The old town is very beautiful, and whoever likes to be outdoors will feel right at home hhere at the edge of the Black Forest and at the entrance to Albtal.
Answer provided by Wolfgang Miller-Reichling on 07/02/2014
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Ettlingen Overview

Ettlingen is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is about 8km south of the city of Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe vacation rentals | Karlsruhe travel guide). After Bruchsal (Bruchsal vacation rentals | Bruchsal travel guide), Ettlingen is the second largest city in the Karlsruhe-County.

Ettlingen sits at the northern edge of the Black Forest. The Alb River runs out of the hills of the Black Forest and into the Rhine Valley at Ettlingen. The central part of the city is in the Rhine flood plain, its outlying districts, especially to the west and north, are in the low hills that form the beginning of the Black Forest.

Things to See in Ettlingen


City museum

Markgräfliche Schloss

St. Martin's Church

City Garden

Bismarck tower at the edge of Watts's head


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More about the History of Ettlingen

Ettlingen was an important crossroads during Roman times. This is demonstrated by the many artifacts found in the area, as well as the Neptunstein which commemorates a flood of the Rhine in Latin. The city was first documented in 788 as "Ediningom" in an announcement of the Monastery in Wissembourg in Alsace. In 965, the village of Ettlingen (Ediningom) received market rights (Marktrecht) from Emperor Otto the Great. In 1192, Ettlingen was raised to city status in the German Empire by Heinrich VI one of Friederich Barabarossa's sons. The Margrave Hermann V of Baden became Ettlingen's feudal lord in 1219. In the following years it became an independent city in the Margravite of Baden-Baden.

During the Nine Years War the city was nearly completely burned to the ground by the troops of Louis XIV, it was however rebuilt. After the Catholic line of Baden-Baden died out in 1771, Ettlingen became Lutheran under the Margravite of Baden-Durlach. The Margrave of Baden became an Elector in 1806 and a Grand Duke in 1806. Ettlingen remained an independent city until 1937 when it was incorporated into the Karlsruhe Landkreis. Since then, Ettlingen has been a part of the Karlsruhe Landkreis.

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Ettlingen is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. It is about 8km south of the city of Karlsruhe. After Bruchsal, Ettlingen is the second largest city in the Karlsruhe-County.

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