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StuttgartGermany

Nature and technology, history, festivals and performing arts make this one of the most popular cities in Germany’s Baden-Württemberg region.

Stuttgart’s many attractions are varied and showcased with passion, from museums and cars to vineyards and festivals. The city has a big network of urban parks in its southwest Germany location, surrounded by the lush Württemberg wine region.

From the main square, Schlossplatz, you can easily walk to the baroque-style New Castle (Neue Schloss), centuries-old Old Castle (Altes Schloss) and Königstrasse shopping district.

Rent a bike to explore Stuttgart’s series of connected green spaces called Das Grüne U (the Green U). The name refers to the shape the park network forms as seen from the air. Take in the city views from the observation tower in Killesbergpark to get your bearings. Have a picnic among the flower beds in the Schlossgarten and admire the rose gardens in Rosensteinpark. The exotic plants and animals at nearby Wilhelma Zoo are worth a visit too.

Car enthusiasts will appreciate the interactive Porsche Museum and Mercedes Benz Museum, dedicated to the two famous automobile companies that were founded in Stuttgart.

Learn about regional history at the Landesmuseum, located in the Old Castle, or see works by Picasso and other masters at the Staatsgalerie. One night each spring, shuttle buses operate between 90 museums and galleries for the Lange Nacht der Museen (Long Night of the Museums). Visit them all with just one ticket!

Enjoy a performance by the internationally acclaimed Stuttgart Ballet in the Staatstheater, which also has opera and dramatic performances.

Stuttgart has festivals year-round. Sample regional wines and food during the Stuttgart Wine Festival in the summer. Don’t miss the Stuttgart Spring Festival, one of the seasonal fairs held at the Cannstatter Wasen festival grounds. Another huge event is the autumn Cannstatter Volksfest, which features fun rides and beer. In winter, learn the true meaning of the German word “gemütlich” (cozy) at the Stuttgart Christmas Market.

Stuttgart has an efficient public transportation system. The Stadtbahn light rail and walking are the best options for short trips to major inner-city attractions.

Top Hotels in Stuttgart

Hilton Garden Inn Stuttgart Neckar Park
Hilton Garden Inn Stuttgart Neckar Park
4 out of 5
Mercedesstrasse 75, Stuttgart, BW
The price is CA $120 per night from Nov 8 to Nov 9

Located in Wasen, this hotel is steps away from Carl Benz Center and Mercedes-Benz Arena. Porsche Arena and Mercedes Benz Museum are also within 10 minutes. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (958 reviews)

"very nice hotel! petfriendly and my husky was very comfy. very nice area, parking was very easy and on the weekends the bar and hookah lounge up the steps next to the hotel is open and it was such a good vibe."…"

Reviewed on Aug. 16, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Stuttgart Neckar Park
Althoff Hotel am Schlossgarten
Althoff Hotel am Schlossgarten
5 out of 5
Schillerstrasse 23, Stuttgart, BW
The price is CA $227 per night from Nov 6 to Nov 7

This family-friendly Stuttgart hotel is located in the shopping district, within a 10-minute walk of Carl Zeiss Planetarium, Landtag and Old Castle (State Museum ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (977 reviews)
Highly recommend

"Beautiful hotel, very friendly and professional staff. Luxurious rooms. Beautiful breakfast buffet"…"

Reviewed on Jul. 18, 2020

Althoff Hotel am Schlossgarten
Jaz in the City Stuttgart
Jaz in the City Stuttgart
4 out of 5
Wolframstrasse 41, Stuttgart, DE
The price is CA $153 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 2

Located in Europaviertel, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Milaneo, Schlossplatz and New Castle. Schillerplatz and Wilhelma Zoo are also within 2 mi (3 km). ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (582 reviews)

"centraly located, friendly personal....................."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 3, 2020

Jaz in the City Stuttgart
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Stuttgart

Aparthotel Cosy
Aparthotel Cosy
3.5 out of 5
Neckarstraße 216, Stuttgart, BW
The price is CA $161 per night from Oct 26 to Oct 27

Located in Stöckach, this aparthotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Leuze Mineral Baths, Milaneo and Konigstrasse. Porsche Arena and Wilhelma Zoo are also within ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (25 reviews)
Go for it!

"Beautiful appart- hotel. Limited reception hours. Clean. Super location next to metro stop. Perfect for a few days stay or long term. Perfect for families. Modern. New. Highly suggested"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 3, 2020

Aparthotel Cosy
New! Luxury Apartment Stuttgart Mitte
New! Luxury Apartment Stuttgart Mitte
The price is CA $200 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in Kernerviertel, this apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Carl Zeiss Planetarium, Konigstrasse and Milaneo. Porsche Arena and Mercedes ...

New! Luxury Apartment Stuttgart Mitte
H23 Boardinghotel
H23 Boardinghotel
3 out of 5
Hauptstraße 23, Stuttgart, BW
The price is CA $170 per night from Oct 25 to Oct 26

Located in Vaihingen-Mitte, this apartment building is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Corso Cinema International and within 3 miles (5 km) of SI-Centrum Stuttgart and ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Ich empfehle

"schönes Zimmer, schöne Ausstattung. Problemlos Zugang über digitaler Schlüssel auch perfekt in der Corona-Zeiten Alles passend mit dem Team abgestimmt. Gerne wieder!"…"

Reviewed on Apr. 30, 2020

H23 Boardinghotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Popular places to visit in Stuttgart

Mercedes Benz Museum
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Mercedes Benz Museum

5/5(15 reviews)

Discover over 100 years of automobile history with a tour of some of the earliest, most famous and technologically advanced cars. 

Porsche Museum
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Porsche Museum

4.5/5(16 reviews)

Appreciate the power, technology and aesthetic qualities of Porsche’s renowned racing and sports cars, with more than 80 vehicles on display at this museum. 

Mercedes-Benz Arena
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Mercedes-Benz Arena

4.5/5(5 reviews)

Support the famous VfB Stuttgart soccer team, take a tour of this innovative stadium and learn about its fascinating history.

Top things to do in Stuttgart

Stuttgart Citytour -Hop-on/ Hop-off open-top bus tour
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Stuttgart Citytour -Hop-on/ Hop-off open-top bus tour

CA $28
Per adult
72% of travellers recommend
Day Tour through the Black Forest (8h, chauffeur, guide)
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Day Tour through the Black Forest (8h, chauffeur, guide)

CA $2,215
Per adult
Full-Day Ludwigsburg Palace & Maulbronn Monastery Tour from Frankfurt
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Full-Day Ludwigsburg Palace & Maulbronn Monastery Tour from Frankfurt

CA $380
Per adult
Photogenic Stuttgart with a Local
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Photogenic Stuttgart with a Local

CA $48
Per adult
Historical Walk of Stuttgart with a Local
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Historical Walk of Stuttgart with a Local

CA $81
Per adult
Private taxi driver Baden-Baden airport Karlsruhe = Europa-Park
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Private taxi driver Baden-Baden airport Karlsruhe = Europa-Park

CA $185
Per adult

Reviews of Stuttgart

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5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Jan 3, 2020

Lots to do, easy to use the trains, I’ll go back

5/5 - Excellent

JH

Dec 13, 2019

Close to Christmas market.

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveller

Dec 9, 2019

Definitely worth visiting!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Oct 18, 2019

There was a LOT OF CONSTRUCTION in Stuttgart so some inconvenience but there are nice parks in the city.

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Jul 21, 2019

Lots to see and do. But the city is very dirty and covered with alot of Graffiti

4/5 - Good

Verified traveller

Jun 8, 2019

Schillerplatz and Esslingen were nice places to visit.

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