Quality Hotel Schwanen STR Apr Fair
Obere Bachstrasse 1-5
Phone: (49) 711 7878250
Fax: (49) 711 787825411
Marktplatz, located right in the heart of the city is a buzzing hotspot for activities. Its proximity to some of the most important landmarks in the city such as the city center and the Markthalle, makes it a must-visit. Each year, it hosts the Weindorf that offers 350 Baden-Württemberg wines from the typical Swabian specialties.
Birkenkopf is a tall hill that is located in the beautiful neighborhood of Wangen. This artificial hill was created post war with the rubble of the city ruins as a memorial for the locals who lost their lives. The hilltop is adorned with a cross that is a symbol of the peace and happiness for the city's future. The hill also has some ruins from the war that are interesting to look at. A visit to this hill is like paying a homage to the martyrs of the city.
The Milky Way, the sun, moon and stars are almost close enough to touch at the Carl Zeiss Planetarium. Here the night skies are realistically simulated. Constellations from thousands of years ago or special occurrences such as solar and lunar eclipse are all created, appear almost real. A must visit for the family on their next holiday. Please check the website for hours.
Ideally located amidst meadows and woods, the Katzenbacher Hof has long been an institution for beer garden lovers. With the seating capacity for about 500-600 people, this place is considered spacious and offers alfresco seating arrangements that makes the experience even more enjoyable. The picturesque environs surrounding this venue make it an ideal weekend getaway, where you can relax and enjoy, away from the hustle bustle of the city. A very large playground awaits the children, where they can play on slides and swings. For visiting hours, check the website or call ahead.
Built in 1939 in Killesberg Park (Höhenpark Killesberg), this outdoor venue holds a prominent position in the event map of Stuttgart. Surrounded by lush green, this space is refreshing to the mind. The venue has a permanent seating arrangement and the outer boundaries are fenced. With a capacity of over 3000, Freilichtbühne Killesberg hosts a range of cultural events regularly.
The Killesberg Park is a haven for flower and gardening lovers. It is an oasis of tranquility and peace. With its magnificent flora, large grassy areas and the new spectacular lookout tower, the park has become a must visit when around the Killesberg hill. There are lakes, terraces, restaurants, narrow-gauge railway, children's play area and more fun activities that one can think of.
The narrow-gauge railway in Killesberg is very popular among children and other visitors. Going around the green and colorful expanse of Höhenpark Killesberg, this sure is a joy ride. As the park is perched on a hill, the views of the areas around is great to gaze at. Few of the trains have local names too. Moreover, the small train station is located just at the entrance of the park, the right place to get started with a day at the park.
Schurwald is one of the most popular recreational areas in Stuttgart. It is a lovely mountain range in Germany which has its highest point at 513.2 meters above the sea level. Hiking, cycling, walking are some of the popular activities here. It is a lovely place for nature lovers and for those who are looking out for relaxation.