Stuttgart's tourism slogan "Stuttgart offers more" depicts the city perfectly! It provides not only beautiful architecture and amazing views of the surrounding vineyards but perhaps more importantly a wide variety of exciting activities.
In October a yearly three-week beer festival is held in the city's streets and year-round you can visit the unique Porsche Museum or Mercedes Benz Museum to discover the story of these speedy beasts.
With a summer average temperature of about 19°C it is ideal for those who like to avoid the heat and its less than 700,000 inhabitants make it the perfect size for a metropolitan getaway.
So come explore this culturally diverse city with your mates and enjoy the authentic German experience.
Although during the day the city might seem to be all about business its wild party side has recently developed. The night clubs vary and all offer unique atmosphere and plenty of hot girls enjoying themselves.
No matter if you are looking for a calm and relaxed Biergarten, a rustic wine tavern or a modern nightclub playing the best electronic beats you can find it all in Stuttgart.
Your best shot is to visit the well-known street Theodor-Heuss-Straße close to the city centre. Here you can join the friendly local youth that will be glad for any excuse to party until the early morning hours. If you are not ones for dancing then the Steinstrasse area and the Schlossgarten park populated with pubs are just right for you.
Stuttgart Practical Tips
Stuttgart has its own international airport with about 14 nonstop flights from London per day and plenty of connections with other major cities.
For movement around the city you can use the local light rail system - the Stuttgart Stadtbahn.
While you are there you should definitely check out some of the locally produced beer, such as the Stuttgarter Hofbräu or Dinkelacker.
Also worth a taste is the local wine, especially the red Trollinger or Schwarzriesling.
The official language of the country is German and the local currency is Euro.
Some useful words you might need include:
- "Hallo" = hi
- "Tschüss" = goodbye
- "Bitte" = please
- "Danke" = thank you
- "Ein Bier bitte" = One beer please
- "Ich spreche kein Deutsch" = I don't speak German