Stuttgart Travel Guide

Stuttgart is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg.

Things to see and do in Stuttgart

Neues Schloss

Neues Schloss

The Neues Schloss overlooks the Schlossplatz square.

The palace was built in late Baroque style and its construction was completed in 1807.

The palace was once home to ancient kings and it is now used by the state government.

Schloßpl. 4, 70173



The Schlossplatz is the largest square in Stuttgart Mitte. It houses the Neues Schloss.

70173 Stuttgart

Altes Schloss

Altes Schloss

The Altes Schloss is located near the Schlossplatz.

It is home to the Württemberg Landesmuseum with its beautiful collection of medieval art, musical instruments, clocks and Württemberg crown jewelery.

Schillerpl. 6, 70173



The Staatsgalerie is home to one of Germany‘s finest art collections and also one of the most visited museums.

It is composed of 3 buildings.

Konrad-Adenauer-Straße 30-32, 70173

Mercedes-Benz Museum

Mercedes-Benz Museum

The Mercedes-Benz Museum has exhibitions related to the development of automobiles. More than 160 vehicles are on display and are the star of the visit.

Mercedesstraße 100, 70372



The Grabkapelle on the Württemberg hill was erected by King Wilhelm I in memory of his beloved wife Katharina, who died young.

The location offers spectacular views of the city.

Württembergstraße 340, 70327

Schloss Solitude

Schloss Solitude

The Schloss Solitude is the most ambitious and personal creation of Duke Carl Eugen.

From the palace you will have magnificent views of the city.

Solitude 1, 70197

Wilhelma Zoo

Wilhelma Zoo

The Wilhelma Zoo attracts thousands of visitors every year. The zoo has more than 8000 animals and about 1000 species.

Wilhelmapl. 13, 70376



The Königstrasse is a street in Stuttgart with many nice shops, boutiques, galleries, department stores, cafés and restaurants.

70173 Stuttgart



The Schillerplatz is located in the old town and features a monument of Friedrich Schiller, one of the country’s most famous poets.

Near the square the Rathaus and Marktplatz are located.




The Killesbergpark is an urban park located in the north of the city. The park has 123 acres.

Menzelstraße 80, 70192

Porsche Museum

Porsche Museum

The Porsche Museum has an exhibition with more than 80 cars in an area of 5,600 square meters.

Porscheplatz 1, 70435



Stiftskirche is the main Evangelical Lutheran Church in Württemberg. It is located in the center of the city.

The church was heavily destroyed during World War II. In 1950 the church was restored.

Stiftstraße 12, 70173

Schloss Ludwigsburg

Schloss LudwigsburgSchloss Ludwigsburg

The Schloss Ludwigsburg is located 12 km from Stuttgart.

It is the largest baroque palace in Germany and one of the largest in Europe.

Schlossstraße 30, 71634

Hohenzollern Castle

Hohenzollern Castle

The Hohenzollern Castle is located 67,8 km from the Central Station.

Several concerts, open-air cinema and one of the most beautiful Christmas markets in Germany, make the castle an attractive cultural event all year round.

72379 Burg Hohenzollern

Where to stay

Mercure Stuttgart City Center

Mercure Stuttgart City Center©Mercure

The Mercure Stuttgart City Center is located a few minutes from the Stuttgart Central Station and shopping area.

Rooms are equipped with a TV, work desk, safe.


Heilbronner Str. 88, 70191

Hilton Garden Inn Stuttgart

Hilton Garden Inn Stuttgart©Hilton Garden Inn

The Hilton Garden Inn Stuttgart is located near the Mercedes-Benz Museum.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, minibar.


Mercedesstraße 75, 70372

Dormero Hotel Stuttgart

Dormero Hotel Stuttgart©Hotel Dormero

The Dormero Hotel Stuttgart is located 6,9 km from Stuttgart Central Station.

Rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV, minibar, safe.


Plieninger Str. 100, 70567


Königsbau Passagen

The Königsbau Passagen is located 240 meters from the Neues Schloss.

Brands: Doublas, Saturn, Olymp.

Königstraße 26, 70173


The Milaneo is located 3 km from the Neues Schloss.

Brands: Bonita, Levi´s, Mango, Pandora, Zara, Zara Home.

Mailänder Platz 7, U-Bahn Haltestelle Stadtbibliothek, 70173

Das Gerber

Das Gerber is located 1 km from the Neues Schloss.

Brands: Camp David, Vero Moda, Only, O Bag.

Sophienstraße 21, 70178

Galeria Kaufhof

Galeria Kaufhof is a German department store chain with many stores in Germany.

The company features brands like Esprit, S. Oliver, Tom Taylor, Gerry Weber, Tommy Hilfiger, Bugatti, Olymp.

Königstraße 6, 70173

Plan your Trip

Stuttgart has easy train access from various cities in Germany. Famous cities nearby: Frankfurt, Heidelberg, Würzburg.


Frankfurt – 210 km

Heidelberg – 126 km

Würzburg – 147 km

Ulm – 92 km

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