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Merklingen Overview

Merklingen is a town in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The climate is for the middle Kuppenalb typically sunny and relatively dry summers, foggy autumn, cold snowy winter.

Merklingen is located on the plateau of the Swabian Alb, about 20 km northwest of Ulm (Ulm vacation rentals | Ulm travel guide), between Geislingen at Steige and Blaubeuren (Blaubeuren vacation rentals | Blaubeuren travel guide). The district is approximately 2131 hectares and is currently (October 2005) in a total reparcelled. The neighboring communities of Merklingen are (clockwise from north): Nellingen (Nellingen vacation rentals | Nellingen travel guide), Dornstadt, Laichingen (all Alb-Donau-Kreis), City High, Drackenstein, Bad Ditzenbach (all county Goeppingen).

Things to See in Merklingen

Church to the "Holy Three Kings"

Solarversuchsanlage Widderstall des ZSW (Center for Solar Energy and Hydrogen Research Baden-Württemberg)

Gemeindehalle mit Kultur- renovated community hall with culture and meeting facilities, anmietbar at the municipal Merklingen

Sport und Mehrzweckhalle

Neubau der Reithalle des Reit- und Fahrvereines Merklingen

Modellbahnshow Merklingen- over 400-square-meter facility Modelleisenbahn in Spur H0 with a total track length of approximately 700 m

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More about the History of Merklingen

Merklingen was first mentioned in the year 861 as Marche Lingenfelder, the founding charter of the monastery in Wiesensteig (Wiesensteig vacation rentals | Wiesensteig travel guide). Since 1482, the city belonged to the territory of the imperial city of Ulm (Ulm vacation rentals | Ulm travel guide). Merlklingen was given its city status in 1810 and was then reallocated with Oberamt Blaubeuren (Blaubeuren vacation rentals | Blaubeuren travel guide).

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Merklingen is a town in the district of Alb-Donau in Baden-Württemberg in Germany. The climate is for the middle Kuppenalb typically sunny and relatively dry summers, foggy autumn, cold snowy winter.

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