The peak season to visit Stuttgart is the summer season, from May to October. Not only it’s warm and sunny at about 65-79 deg F, it is also the time for the world's largest Spring beer festival, (Fruhlingsfest), Germany's most attended wine festival (Weindorf) and the world's second largest beer festival (Cannstatter Volksfest). If you’re looking for budget holidays here, you can visit here during the winter season from November to March. Though it would be freezing cold at 38-46 deg F, you can more than make up for an alternative experience by cheaper flights and accommodations.
The city is served by Stuttgart Airport, the country’s sixth busiest airport. It is a hub for Germanwings and the focus city for Air Berlin, Condor, SunExpress Deutschland and TUIfly airlines. It offers scheduled international, seasonal, and seasonal charter flights to a number of international destinations besides a long-haul service to Atlanta (in the US). The major cities covered include London, Vienna, Athens, Moscow, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Frankfurt, Munich, Istanbul and a lot more. The airlines offering flights here are Eurowings, SunExpress Deutschland, KLM, Iberia, Condor and Air Berlin among others. Places of interest in Stuttgart
Stuttgart is the state capital of Baden-Wurttemberg in Germany. Its city centre is a delightful piece of natural beauty in the heart of Stuttgart basin and it will straightaway charm you with Neckar river, its bowl-shaped valley, forests and vineyards. It is the only German city where wine grapes are grown within the urban area, and this big-small German city is a pulsating epicentre of trade fair, music and folk festivals. Stuttgart is the birthplace of two automotive giants (Porsche and Mercedes-Benz) and they both have their headquarters and museums here. Also of note here are more than 250 mineral springs, a mid-10th century castle, a 12th century church and five state museums (out of which two date back to 19th century).Mercedes Benz Museum
Established in 1936, the Mercedes-Benz Museum is the most visited museum in Stuttgart. It showcases the glorious history and evolution of this automobile powerhouse right since the first days of automobile engineering. A chronological order of 160 Mercedes-Benz cars starting from the Silver Arrow (famous racing cars of 1934-39) is the top draw here.Schlossplatz
Schlossplatz is the largest square in Stuttgart Mitte. It is home to the 18th century city palace known as Neus Schloss (New Palace) and hosts open-air concerts, children fairs, and Christmas market. Of special note here is a 19th century Jubilee Column to mark 25 years of King William I's rule, a 19th century cast-iron bandstand, an array of 144 two metre-high sculptures and a fountain.Wilhelma Zoological and Botanical Garden
First opened in 1919 and named after a former king, Wilhelma is a zoological-botanical garden in Stuttgart. It is Germany’s second most popular zoo and is home to about 11500 animals across 1200 species and nearly 6000 plants. This iconic zoo is situated in a magnificent 19th century Moorish palace.