Destination guide

Explore the lush setting in Ettlingen

Enjoy the architecture and other features of Ettlingen. This city's spas, forests and cafes draw many visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Ettlingen

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Ettlingen a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Karlsruhe Zoo (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Merkurbergbahn (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Caracalla Spa (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Friedrichsbad (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Galopprennbahn (13.8 mi / 22.2 km)
  • Palais Thermal (13.8 mi / 22.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Ettlingen

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Ettlingen is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Botanical Garden (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Kuranlagen (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • Lichtentaler Allee Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Kurpark (14.7 mi / 23.6 km)
  • Bad Liebenzell Spa Park (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Ettlingen

The nearest airport is in Karlsruhe (FKB-Karlsruhe - Baden-Baden), located 17.7 mi (28.4 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Stuttgart (STR), which is 39.2 mi (63.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Bruchhausen Station or Ettlingen West Station and explore the city from there. Consider catching the metro at Ettlingen City S-Bahn or Busenbach S-Bahn if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ettlingen?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 170 holiday lettings around Ettlingen. From 154 flats & apartments to 9 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a village property in Ettlingen?

Sometimes you just need to stop and smell the roses. Adjust to a slower pace of life and get cosy in a picturesque local village. HomeAway offers 57 village rental options here. On the hunt for something a little different? See if any of our other properties float your boat. Our options here include:

  • 18 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 18 town holiday accommodation options.
  • 11 mountainside holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Ettlingen?

There's something eternally cool and exciting about staying in an apartment like a local. Whether it's a scenic view you're looking for or just an easy place to chill out, an apartment could be the ideal choice. You can take your pick from 147 different options via HomeAway. If you get in soon, you could spend as little as £19 a night. If that doesn't match your group's style, we have a range of other self-catering accommodation options to choose from, such as:

  • Hotel: 58 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 9 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £43 per night.
  • Condo: 9 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £48 per night.

Can I stay in Ettlingen in a large group?

There's nothing like reuniting with your old friends or spending time with your family in a sensational new location. What's best, HomeAway has places to suit. 15 apartment holiday rentals are listed. Currently, they're the top option here for big groups. Around this area, the rental properties that can accommodate bigger groups include:

  • If yours is a group of 5, we offer 16 properties to rent perfectly suited for that size. Stay a night from just £43.
  • If you've got 6 in your squad, you'll be happy to hear that there are 15 rental properties perfect. You can get one for as little as £81 per night.
  • Seeking out holiday rentals suitable for 8 guests? You'll be thrilled to know we have 4 that'll be perfect. You can get one for as little as £55 per night.

So never fear! When you book with us you can bring along your aunt, your brother and all your friends to Ettlingen.