You might know Stuttgart as the capital of the heart of the manufacturing hub. However, this German city is, in fact, famous for a lot of things,
Wilhelma Zoological-Botanical Garden
Neues Schloss and Altes Schloss
If you are a fan of architecture and grandeur then you will love visiting the Neues Schloss and Altes Schloss.
The museum offers free admission to the permanent collections it houses.
Tables can be reserved in festival tents, guests are asked to contact the tent organisers directly (this can be done via the Cannstatter Volksfest website.
Since Stuttgart is the hub of the manufacturing industry it wouldn’t be right to visit the city without a trip to one or both of the cities car museums:
Mercedes Benz Museum
Celebrating the history of the Mercedes since its invention in 1886, the museum allows visitors the chance to view over 160 vehicles as well as other exhibits.
Admission is €10, reduced with free entry for children (up to and including the age of 14).
The Porsche Museum
with over 80 vehicles and many small exhibits are on display the Porsche Museum offers visitors the chance to learn more about the history of the vehicle invented by Professor Ferdinand Porsche.
Admission costs €8, with free admission for children up to and including 14 years of age.
Stuttgart Culinary Specials (the black forest region)
Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, – Or as we know it, black forest cake. This chocolate sponge cake with a rich cherry filling originated in the black forest region of Germany.
Stuttgart has a light rail system (Stadtbahn) that will help you travel short distances. If you wish to travel longer distances the tourist board suggests you use the S-Bahn.
If You wish to view the sights of the city there is a tour bus available. This hop-on-hop-off service ranges from €15-€25 per ticket depending on the tour you wish to participate in. All tickets are valid for 24 hours.