Germany Trip Plan:
Stuttgart in Style

Germany trip plan: Stuttgart in Style
The 'New Castle' on Schlossplatz
[ source: Wikipedia]

Stuttgart, self described as the new heart of Europe, is one of the most dynamic cities in Germany. While you take tours of the surrounding towns, which are equally impressive by their maintenance to their cultural heritages, enjoy the high-quality spa that is offered. End your day sightseeing with a massage and detoxifying sauna.




Note: This is a trip plan (self-driving, stay in a vacation apartment, explore on your own)
Duration: 7 days
Recommended Destination Airport: Stuttgart Airport

Trip Plan Details:

You will live during your stay in a nice vacation apartment in Stuttgart, which features (free) for guests:

  • Darts
  • Private gym with a Chi machine, treadmill, fitness equipment
  • Minibar
  • W-Lan for internet access - free of charge
  • Books
  • Game box for kids

Nearby:

  • Country Fair and Stuttgart airport (5 km)
  • SI-Centrum with musicals (Wicked, the Witch Queen) Stgt.-Moehringen (approx. 10 km)
  • Shopping (until 10 pm)
  • Tennis, badminton, squash (about 4 km)
  • Hiking and biking trails
  • Jogging through the woods (about 4 km)
  • Guided tours through the medieval town of Esslingen and experience (interactive detective game or a horror tour including dinner)
  • Swimming in the Leisure and Wellness Fildorado (4 km) with giant slides, wave pool, ice temple

Cost Estimate:

We compiled some starting prices and rough estimates to help you better with your Germany trip planning.

Lodging: starting at $700 for 2 persons / 7 days
Admissions: starting at $350 for 2 persons / 7 days
Car Rental: starting at $420 / 7 days
Gas: starting at $180 / 7 days
Estimated Total Cost:2 persons, starting at $1650 / 7 days
 4 persons, starting at $2200 / 0 day

Travel Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

Day 1: Arrival
Typical apartment in Stuttgart
[ source: Wikipedia]

Your arrival has been lovingly prepared for you in your apartment. Why not start with a glass of champagne and refuel with fruit for your vacation. Then let yourself go and enjoy the evening with our Chi Machine (Chi life energy to resolve energy blockages and tension). Enjoy quality vacation time with your loved ones and cook a big dinner. There is a farmer in the neighborhood where you can get organic vegetables. There are also a plethora of dining options within walking distance of your apartment. Feel free to ask for recommendations at a typical German and Swabian Local)


Day 2: Spa Day

Day 2: Spa Day
The Spa
[ source: Wikipedia]

You start with a smile and fresh bread, why not enjoy breakfast in bed today? Here are some suggestions for the day's events:

  • Fitness and Wellness: Enjoy a full day of joy in the spa bath Fildorado (3 km) with thermal, wave, sports pools, slides and ice pillars! Rest and relax in the sauna (vitality, aroma, meditation - colorlight sauna)
  • In the evening you can visit at the SI Centrum Möhringen (7 km) where there are musicals, movies or dancing, or stay in and enjoy the evening with a glass of wine on the balcony.


Day 3: Visiting Stuttgart

Day 3: Visiting Stuttgart
Famous and beautiful Killesbergpark
[ source: Wikipedia]

Today, visit the state capital Stuttgart Adventure and Theme Tours of Stuttgart, you'll be sure to walk the most beautiful corners of Stuttgart. If you are looking for some outdoor exercise there are plenty of hiking trails, nordic walks, and biking trails to choose from, just ask the tourist office where to go. Hardly any other region in Germany that has such picturesque landscapes as the Stuttgart region. In the state capital, there are many beautiful gardens and parks. These include the Chateau facilities, Rosensteinpark with Wilhelma and Killesbergpark.


Day 4: Castle and waterfall visit

Day 4: Castle and waterfall visit
Bad Urach Waterfalls
[ source: Wikipedia]

Visit of the castle in Esslingen, Hohenneuffen or the waterfalls in Bad Urach!


Day 5: Shopping and visit to see the crown jewels!

Day 5: Shopping and visit to see the crown jewels!
The Württemberg crown jewels on display in the State Museum of Württemberg
[ source: Wikipedia]

Go into the center of the city and enjoy a German shopping spree, chances are you will never find the same style anywhere else in the world. After you've indulged, take a trip to see the crown jewels in the State Museum of Württemberg. In the evening try to catch a musical like we will rock you or Wicked at the SI-Centrum Möhringen (in about 12 minutes to reach by car).


Day 6: Mercedes Museum and Suttgart wine village

Day 6: Mercedes Museum and Suttgart wine village
A DMG Mercedes Simplex 1906 in the Deutsches Museum
[ source: Wikipedia]

Visit the Mercedes Museum in Stuttgart, Then in the evening you can work out in the gym or on the treadmill. There is also the famous Stuttgart wine village. If you arrive after October 11th there is the Stuttgart Beer Festival which is definitely worth a visit to taste the fineness of German beer.


Day 7: Before you pack up....

Day 7: Before you pack up....
Wilhelma Zoo and Botanical Gardens
[ source: Wikipedia]

Stuttgart's Wilhelma zoo is one of the most beautiful in Germany. After enjoy the scenery at its best in Stuttgart - with a Neckar boat (the stop for the tour boat is in close proximity to Wilhelma). Then it's time to pack up and head home!


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