|The Alb River flows directly next to the charming Old Town of Ettlingen|
|Marketplace with several restaurants and cafés next to the palace|
|Break from biking: on the wall along the Alb in Ettlingen|
|One of several bridges that span the Alb in Ettlingen. This is covered and also acts as a dam or weir.|
|St. Martin's Church is one of the oldest buildings|
|View of the Rathaus and tower gate.|
|Main walking street into and out of Ettlingen through the tower gate.|
|Fountain found in the palace courtyard|
|Ettlingen Town Hall (Rathaus) on the Alb River|
|Another covered bridge and weir over the Alb near the Rathaus of Ettlingen. Note the birdhouses on the bridge.|
|A well cared for and restored half-timbered home in|
|Looking down the Alb River as it passes the Old Town|
|One of the charming oddities in town, a private home|
that may have once been squeezed into any available
space. Zoning may have been lax once upon a time.
|The tower standing over one of the main entrance to Ettlingen. This gate leads north to the next town, Durlach.|
|A beautiful example of "Fachwerk" in Ettlingen|
|Dating back to 1494, the St. George Fountain, protector|
of the market place and watering hole, sits in front of the
Rathaus, or City Hall.
|If you were to remove the plaster from this building, you would find the original half-timbered structure that it was.|
|Entrance to the palace chapel|
|A side view of the square-shaped palace. This side |
boasts two round towers on its corners.
|A larger view of Schloss Ettlingen The inner courtyard hosts musical festivals.|
|Another view of the Alb River|
|The Market Place just outside of the palace walls, which were behind me when I took the |
photograph (and still are!) You can see some of the many outdoor cafés in town.
|This house with its odd roof dormer window has always|
intrigued me. There are two floors in that peaked roof.
|A later shot of the tower without the scaffolding.|
|A final shot of the Alb River taken from the other side of the river, with St. Martin's church tower in the background.|