|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£193|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£159|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£236|
|Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£77|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£180|
Surrounded by Germany’s largest wine-growing regions, Stuttgart holidays offer an impressive array of green, open space making it a prime location for the many festivals it plays host to. The 'Green U' is a long bend of magnificent gardens and parks a two hour circuit of which will take you to many beer gardens and quaint cafes, as well as the New Palace and Wilhelma – Europe’s largest combined zoo and botanical garden.
To embrace the city in full bloom plan your Stuttgart holidays in spring. The Volksfest Beer Festival (late September – October) also offers a great alternative to the Oktoberfest in Munich with less overcrowding and no entrance fees. The nearest airport is Leinfelden. Stuttgart’s main station is centrally located and regular buses and a metro system making travelling around the city affordable and convenient. The 24-hour weekend public transport is also great for party people getting back in the wee morning hours. Expect to experience an oceanic climate during your Stuttgart holidays with extreme temperature differences between day and night. The summers provide an enjoyable 28°C average with July and August being the hottest months whilst in January temperatures fall to around 0°C. The time zone is GMT+1.
With most of the inner city attractions accessible by foot, a simple weekend break in Stuttgart offers something for everyone. Culture lovers can enjoy the ballet, opera and philharmonic all located in the city centre, whilst families can pack a picnic and enjoy a day trip to the Schwarzwald (Black Forest). Those looking for something more ‘out of this world’ should make their way to the Carl Zeiss planetarium to catch a glimpse of their astronomical displays. The nightlife is vibrant along Theodor-Heuss Straße with plenty of popular, English-speaking bars and clubs to ensure your night is just as fun-filled as your day.