A city for all: Stuttgart

Stuttgart - car culture, fashion and wine

A city break in Stuttgart, Germany, will offer great opportunities for tasting great wines, as the capital of the Baden - Württemberg region, has long been home to wine making, with superb reds such as the Lemberger or Trollinger, or the fine Riesling and Silvaner white wines. Whether you opt for a tour through the vineyards, visit the Stuttgart museum of viniculture, or simply settle down in a wine tavern for a night's tasting, you will appreciate the importance of wine in Stuttgart, in a country that is especially known for its beers.
Stuttgart is a landmark for many well-known brands, a beautiful industrial city, booming since its reconstruction following the Second World War.
If you are passionate about cars, Stuttgart will have many attractions for you. "Won't you buy me a Mercedes-Benz?" may indeed be the song that comes to mind at the sight of the classic and legendary collections in the Mercedes-Benz museum, for Stuttgart is not only the birthplace of automobile history but remains the headquarters for Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. Porsche too has its museum here, where an amazing collection of the most stunning sports car awaits your admiration. Automobile science is as present as ever, with many an exhibition and event taking place through the year.
For fans of the catwalk and sublime designer clothes, Stuttgart is also a fashion hub with great boutiques, elegant ready-to-wear and of course, its very own fashion week. Fashionistas usually make their way to the Konigstrasse or the Eberhardstrasse close by.
The city celebrates with great festivals throughout the calendar year. Whether the Wine Village, the beer festivals, the Stuttgart Spring and Summer festivals, or the vast Christmas market in winter, you will leave this city with the feeling that the locals know how to put on a good display and enjoy themselves!
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Stuttgart - a cultural hub

Art enthusiasts, music-lovers and budding historians also appreciate Stuttgart for its rich cultural heritage. Visit the 14th century, Altes Schloss or Old castle in the center of Stuttgart, once the residence of the Wurttemberg Counts, and today home to the Wurttemberg State Museum. Besides carsand fashion, pigs, (the world's largest Pig museum is in Stuttgart), will make for an original family day out…However, you will also delight in the great art collections of the Stuttgart State Gallery, with sections dedicated to both art dating from the 16th to 19th centuries and the "New" section for Modern and Contemporary Art.
Stuttgart is ideal for family vacations with a beautiful zoo set in a 19th century palace and its grounds, the Wilhelma or the Planetarium (check for English language showing times) for a discovery of astronomy. Castles and palaces of course, always fascinate us at any age, and Stuttgart and its surroundings provide a journey to the past with the Teck Castle, Rosenstein Palace and Solitude Palace, which lies in the forests west of the city.

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