A short, stress-free journey, making the most of your holidays and surprising yourself again and again with everything that Germany has to offer. City breaks are becoming increasingly popular over round trips and beach holidays. In an age where holidays and time off work are pretty much a currency in their own right, a quick journey to your holiday destination, permanent hotel lodgings and ease of access to all the must-see sights are the main advantages of a city break to Stuttgart.
Take advantage of our hotel offers or design your own tailor-made city break to Stuttgart. A huge range of must-see sights awaits you!
In terms of diversity, Stuttgart is right up there with other German cities like Berlin, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Dresden, Düsseldorf, Munich and Cologne. Even compared to other European cities like Paris, Vienna, Prague or London, a city break to Stuttgart offers something different. Away from all the hustle and bustle, the Stuttgart countryside offers forests, meadows, vineyards and, of course, the Neckar as the lowest point of the valley basin which Stuttgart calls home.
With its world-famous ballet, musicals and various museums and art galleries, the state capital of Baden Württemberg rightfully deserves its reputation as a cultural melting pot. With over 300 publishers, the city of Stuttgart is also proudly dubbed the “Bücherstadt” (book city). Moreover, Stuttgart’s economy is booming: the Swabian metropolis is home to large corporations including Mercedes-Benz.
Quite simply: if you are a fan of city breaks, you are going to love Stuttgart. Culture aside, a city break to Stuttgart is an architecture lover’s dream. From historic buildings with bay windows, squares like Schillerplatz and Schlossplatz and districts with a charming southern flair to the imposing colonnades of the Königshaus and the Neues Schloss (New Palace), city breaks to Stuttgart offer plenty of excitement on the architectural front.
City breaks are a favourite quick getaway for holidaymakers and much appreciated for their convenience. Even if you are travelling from the other end of Germany, the city of Stuttgart is within easy reach by hire car, train or air. The key to a relaxing city break? The hotel. Which is why, when you are planning your holiday, you should start by comparing the offers of the various hotels in Stuttgart, making sure you check out any last minute deals. Not only will this help you find a good deal from one of Stuttgart’s many hotels, you will also find the perfect hotel for your city break.
To get the most out of your free days in Stuttgart, your hotel should have a central location – in the pretty district of Vahingen, for example, where there’s an airport right on your doorstep, making it the ideal starting point for a city break. With Vahingen so easily accessible by air and offering visitors short transfer times to their hotel, freeing up more time for sightseeing, shopping and relaxing in the hotel spa, it’s easy to see why visitors would be drawn to the state capital.
Our tip: when visiting Stuttgart, do not try to cram too many sights into one day. Leave some room for spontaneity! This way, you are much more likely to have a relaxing city break where you see the sights without succumbing to a sightseeing marathon.
City breaks to Stuttgart also make the perfect family holiday. With a dinosaur theatre, plenty of puppet shows, a wildlife park, numerous bathing lakes and shared outdoor activities like cycling, hiking and climbing on offer, city breaks to Stuttgart are a great adventure for kids, too.
If you happen to be spending your free days in Stuttgart between the end of September and early October, make sure you pay a visit to the Cannstatter Volksfest. This three-week public festival has been celebrated in Stuttgart since 1818. Its many booths and kiosks have earned it the title of Europe’s largest fairground festival. The smaller Cannstatter Frühlingsfest (Spring Festival) takes place in spring each year.
Among Stuttgart’s other must-go-to events are the European Music Festival, the Christmas market in the advent season and the international Festival of Animated Film in April/May.
Whether it’s for a couple of days, a weekend or the entirety of your annual leave, an individual booking or part of a package holiday: the key to the perfect holiday is finding the right hotel. City breaks to Stuttgart lend themselves to booking a four-star hotel, where you’ll find the best balance between room comfort, breakfast options and the quality of the restaurant where you can sample the Swabian cuisine.
The arcona MO.HOTEL in Stuttgart, for example, makes an ideal starting point for discovering the city’s must-see sights. With a sauna and fitness area, your holiday will be as relaxing as it is action-packed. To eat less into your holiday budget, it’s always worth checking out our last minute offers.