Stuttgart

Travel Guide
Stuttgart which includes a garden and modern architecture as well as a large group of people
This German city offers visitors wilderness adventures, world-class theaters, museums and galleries as well as a thriving food and wine scene.

From museums, historical cars and vineyards, to beautiful hiking and biking trails and picturesque landscapes, Stuttgart’s attractions are varied and diverse. Located in southern Germany, Stuttgart’s natural beauty ranges from the dramatic scenery of the Black Forest to downtown woodland and parks. To get a sense of the beautiful urban green spaces, go to Schlossgarten, which is the start of a series of interconnecting parks that locals call Das Grüne U (The Green U) because of the shape it forms around the city. Schlossgarten, home to the Neues Schloss (New Palace), merges with Rosensteinpark. A short distance to the west of Rosensteinpark is Killesberg park. Cycling on a rented bike is a fun way to explore these parks. On your ride, look out for beer gardens, and the botanical gardens and zoo at Wilhelma. Whilst Stuttgart charms with abundant outdoor adventures, the city also has plenty of indoor attractions. Car enthusiasts will enjoy the exhibits at the museums of Porsche and Mercedes. Learn about the region’s history at the Landesmuseum and admire the work of famous artists like Picasso at the Staatsgalerie. Don’t miss the chance to watch the world-famous Stuttgart Ballet, which is based at the Staatstheater, along with the city’s opera and drama companies. Food and drink plays a healthy role in Stuttgart life. Germany’s biggest wine-producing region surrounds the city. At the Stuttgart Wine Festival you can sample around 500 different wines, including riesling and trollinger. Meanwhile, beer lovers meet at Cannstatter Volksfest, which is sometimes called the Stuttgart Beer Festival.Stuttgart has an efficient public transport system and is easy to get around. The Stadtbahn is the best option for short distances and it stops at most of the places you’ll want to visit. Most major attractions are just a short walk from Schlossplatz. These include the baroque-style Neues Schloss, Altes Schloss (Old Palace) and the shopping district on Königstrasse.

Where to stay in Stuttgart

Schlossplatz which includes street scenes

Stuttgart-Mitte

Situated on the banks of the Neckar, this central borough boasts landmarks like the Old Castle and Staatsoper Stuttgart, as well as art-rich museums such as the Old and New State Galleries.

Stuttgart-Mitte
Mercedes Benz Museum which includes street scenes, modern architecture and a city

Bad Cannstatt

As the oldest and most populous borough in Stuttgart, this historically significant town boasts the MHPArena, Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, and Porsche-Arena.

Bad Cannstatt
Porsche Museum which includes modern architecture

Zuffenhausen

Home to Porsche's headquarters and its fascinating museum, Zuffenhausen boasts excellent connectivity with Stuttgart S-Bahn lines S4, S5, S6, and S60 serving the area.

Zuffenhausen
Banana Nutella crepe

Vaihingen

The spas and forests are a few things visitors like about Vaihingen. Check out Corso Cinema International while you're visiting, and jump aboard the metro at Schillerplatz U-Bahn or Vaihingen U-Bahn to get around town.