The Stuttgart attractions are varied and displayed with passion, from museums and cars to the vineyards and festivals. Located in southwestern Germany, the city has a large network of urban parks, public swimming pools and is surrounded by sophisticated wine country of Württemberg.
The main square, the Palace Square, you can walk easily to the New Palace (Neue Schloss) in the Baroque style, the Old Palace (Altes Schloss) with centuries old and Königstrasse shopping center.
Rent a bike to explore the set of green spaces connected in Stuttgart, called Das Grüne U (Green U). This name refers to the shape of the parks network when viewed from above.
You can always find in bettween those rides an Public Swimming Pool and refresh yourself!
Marvel at the views of the city from the observation tower at the Killesberg park to be guided. Take a picnic among the flower beds in the Palace Garden and admire the rose gardens at Rosenstein Park. Animals and exotic plants in Wilhelma Zoo nearby are also worth a visit.
Car fans will enjoy the Porsche Museum and the Mercedes Benz Museum, dedicated to the two famous car companies based in Stuttgart.
Learn about regional history at the National Museum, located in the Old Palace or see works of Picasso and other masters in the State Gallery. On a spring night, shuttle buses operate between 90 museums and galleries for Lange Nacht der Museen (Long Night of Museums). Visit all with only one entry!
Have fun in a presentation of internationally renowned Stuttgart Ballet at the State Theatre, which also has opera pieces and performances.
Stuttgart have festivals throughout the year. Taste wines and regional dishes during the Stuttgart Wine Festival in the summer. Do not miss the Spring Festival Stuttgart, one of the seasonal fairs held in the same place where festivals take place in the Cannstatter Wasen. Another major event is the Cannstatter Volksfest in the fall, featuring beers and amusement park. In winter, learn the true meaning of the German word “gemütlich” (cozy) in Stuttgart Christmas Market.
Stuttgart has an efficient public transport system. The Stadtbahn and hiking subway are the best options for short trips to the major attractions of the city.