Things to do in
Stuttgart

Automotive museums, architectural gems, and historical palaces await in this southern German city.

Top activities

Top sights in Stuttgart

All activities

Our most recommended things to do in Stuttgart

Stuttgart 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Stuttgart 24-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Tour

Board a hop-on-hop-off bus with this day ticket and explore Stuttgart at your own pace. Your 24-hour hop-on-hop-off ticket gives you enough time to explore the city as you wish. You have the choice between the blue and the green tour. You can get on and off as often as you like at 8 stops on the Blue Tour and 8 stops on the Green Tour in the greater Stuttgart area. Alternatively, you can stay on the bus and enjoy the flair of the city from your seat. The Blue Tour takes about 100 minutes, the Green Tour about 60 minutes. Discover multi-faceted Stuttgart and get ready for a city full of surprises. Learn all kinds of interesting and entertaining facts about Baden-Württemberg’s pulsating state capital with the audio guide, which is available in 10 languages (additional Swabian channel and children's channel), in premium sound quality. With a combination ticket, you can explore the Blue and the Green Tour. Please note that the Green Tour only run in the summer season from April to October. Blue Tour Stops: 1) Tourist Information 2) Schlossplatz 3) Pig Museum 4) Mercedes Benz Museum 5)Weingenuss / Römer 6) Weinwanderung 7) Killesberg / Weissenhofmuseum 8) Linden Museum Green Tour Stops: 1) Tourist Information 2) Schlossplatz 3) TV Tower 4) 'Zacke' Rack Railway 5) Funicular Railway 6) Marienplatz Square 7) Karlshöhe 8) Linden Museum

Stuttgart: TV Tower Tickets

Stuttgart: TV Tower Tickets

At 217 meters tall, the TV Tower of Stuttgart was the first in the world and thus the oft-imitated prototype for many other television towers. Regarded as an aesthetic and architectural masterpiece, TV Tower Stuttgart has remained unique with its harmonious proportions and timeless design.  One of Stuttgart's main landmarks, the tower has long attracted visitors from all over the world. Those that reach the top will be treated to fantastic views of the surrounding areas, over the vineyard landscape of the Neckar valley, the Swabian country, towards the Alps, Black Forest and the Odenwald. You may also wish to stop at the restaurant in the tower for a bite to eat or a drink.

Stuttgart: Guided Ghost Walking Tour

Stuttgart: Guided Ghost Walking Tour

Discover the eerie history of Stuttgart on a guided ghost tour in Old Town. See the Market square, Collegiate Church, the Old Castle, and the Schlossplatz. Learn about dark encounters with headless horsemen and shadowy figures that can still be seen at dawn today. Hear stories about the history of Stuttgart and find out, among other things, where the bean quarter got its name, what the city owes to a hidden stream, and about graveyards in the olden times.

Stuttgart: Vineyard Tour by Covered Wagon

Stuttgart: Vineyard Tour by Covered Wagon

See the vineyards of Stuttgart in a covered wagon and enjoy a tasting of local wine on this wagon tour. Benefit from the knowledge of wine experts and try typical local wines and snacks. Start at Münster a district of Stuttgart and marvel at the beautiful landscape along the Neckar River. Pass impressively steep slopes on your way to Stuttgart-Mühlhausen. Admire the views of Max-Eyth-Lake and the Neckar Valley as you travel along beautiful paths. Stop to enjoy a tasting of local wines and snacks with a local wine expert before returning to Stuttgart. Water is also provided.

Stuttgart: Canadian Canoe Rental

Stuttgart: Canadian Canoe Rental

Combine your love of adventure and canoes in this unique experience on Stuggart's section of the Neckar! Come to the Riverhouse in Stuttgart Münster and rent a canoe for 2 hours. Enjoy stunning views of natural and urban landscapes. First, you will be equipped with a paddle and a life jacket. Listen to a short introductory briefing before beginning your adventure on the water. Spend quality time with your family, friends or your partner. Map out your route of discovery using a helpful route map, which shows you which tours are passable and which corners of the river you can explore. After an enjoyable day, order some food and drink, and relax at the Riverhouse beach.

Stuttgart: City Highlights Walking Tour

Stuttgart: City Highlights Walking Tour

There is something special about Stuttgart's city center. Two magnificent palaces watch over its lively shopping streets and you are never more than a short stroll away from the extensive palace gardens, dotted with sculptures, fountains and lakes. At the center of the city is Palace Square, a vibrant place in the heart of the city with a wide range of great restaurants and cafes, lined by impressive porticoed buildings. Tour the parks, the baroque New Palace and the avant-garde facade of the art museum, for a unique experience, one that surprises and delights every visitor. Find out all about Stuttgart's fascinating cultural history and fun facts on this charming city walk.

Stuttgart: "Kehrwoche" Tour in Swabian

Stuttgart: "Kehrwoche" Tour in Swabian

After meeting your guide at the inner courtyard of the old orphanage , your guided tour will begin. Throughout your tour, a resolute Swabian housewife (or her husband), armed with a broom and a duster, will guide you through the inner city of Stuttgart. Knowing no discretion, your housewife-guide will dig up the dirt on their neighbors. She will divulge to you her most economical cooking recipes, and will also shed some light about some of the great Stuttgart personalities. Nothing is safe from Frau Schwätzele. Only one person enjoys her undivided respect, and that is the inventor of the notorious Swabian Kehrwoche. Take part in this cheerful yet unusual city walk, and after around 2 hours you will result in the courtyard of the old castle.

Stuttgart: Exclusive City Walk

Stuttgart: Exclusive City Walk

Your personal guide will take you on an entertaining and informative circular tour through the heart of Stuttgart. Get to know the city's main attractions and their histories on this guided walk. Your tour begins in the Upper Palace Gardens (Oberer Schlossgarten), before taking you past the theater and the internationally renowned Stuttgart Opera. You will continue at a leisurely pace past the Eckensee Lake, and the seat of the Landtag, the regional parliament. You will then advance towards both the New and Old Palaces, with a look at the inner courtyard. When you arrive on Palace Square, you've reached the true heart of the city. On Schiller Square you'll hear all about the history of the city, which was originally founded back in the 10th century as a stud farm. In the Market Hall you can embark on a culinary trip round the world, while only a stone's throw away there's the Marketplace with the Town Hall.

Stuttgart: Guided Vineyards Tour

Stuttgart: Guided Vineyards Tour

Take a walk along Stuttgart's steep slopes and let yourself be guided through the vineyards of the region by a guide wearing a traditional costume. Enjoy spectacular views of Bad Cannstatt, Münster, and the Neckar on this hiking experience. Taste five regional wines and discover what makes them so special. On this tour, try the famous Cannstatter Zuckerle and other phenomenal regional wines. Enjoy a few snacks, and look forward to fun games related to all things wine.

Stuttgart Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

Stuttgart Self Guided Sherlock Holmes Murder Mystery Game

The Sherlock Holmes City Game is a self-guided tour that gives you a fun and interactive way to walk around the city. All you need is a phone with an internet connection. As soon as you book the game, we will send you all the information you need via email. By moving around the city, you will unlock assignments. Here you will find characters who are willing to help. But the information comes at a price! Solve their puzzles, take on hilarious photo challenges, chase down culprits and play along to get closer to solving the murder of Balthasar. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: - Difficulty level: easy – also suitable for families with children - Duration: 2 hours - Tickets: You only need to buy 1 ticket per group (1-4 people) - Each group will play with 1 device. For groups of more than 4 people, you can buy 2 or more tickets. - To book this game you need to indicate a date/time, BUT you can start whenever you like. - *NOTE: this City Game uses the city as an interactive playing field but DOES NOT provide any information about the city! HOW TO PLAY: Book the City Game, check the email we send you with the instructions, download the Loquiz App, and begin your gaming experience! Explore the city at your own pace while playing the Sherlock Holmes City Game, a self-guided tour that offers a lot of freedom and flexibility. You can play when, where and with who you want. Whether you want to play alone for personal excitement or with a group of people this is the game for you! Playing with more groups will turn into a competitive experience, perfect as a teambuilding activity. This game is a fun activity you can do while visiting a city with your family and friends or as a couple. Our City Game offers the maximum independence, you can play pause & continue whenever you want!

Frequently asked questions about Stuttgart

What top attractions are a must-see in Stuttgart?

The must-see attractions in Stuttgart are:

See all must-see sights in Stuttgart

Top Attractions in Stuttgart

Things to Do in Stuttgart

Cities in Germany

Other Sightseeing Options in Stuttgart

Want to discover all there is to do in Stuttgart? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Stuttgart

Overall rating

4.5
(1,620 reviews)

It is a good way to get around and visit the different museums and attractions the city has to offer. The bus was relatively punctual at each stop. Most of the drivers were nice some of them spoke English some other not to fluent but were able to communicate. Overall I would recommend it.

We really enjoyed the tour, the rain added to the atmosphere. Christian has a very pleasant voice and a perfectly fitting demeanor. It is definitely worth the experience!

Sim worked well, stable and strong connection right after activating. GYG chat support is fast and helpful as well. Satisfying experience in overall :)

The tour was very interesting and we learned a lot of facts about Stuttgart that we didn't know before. The guide Alfred was also very nice.

Great tour, very good language selection, stops worth seeing.