BAD CANNSTATT – THE BIRTHPLACE OF MERCEDES-BENZ
Stuttgart is the stronghold of the Swabian region, it is known for its delicious Swabian specialties such as spaetzle and Maultaschen, including Württemberg wine and various types of beer. The city is not only charmingly Swabian, but also very multifaceted and therefore a travel destination that is still underestimated.
An absolute culinary sight is the market hall in Stuttgart!
The Markthalle Stuttgart, which opened in 1914, is located between the Old Palace and the Collegiate Church. It impresses with its architecture and a wide range of international goods of high quality.
On the 5,000 m² of the Stuttgart market hall, more than 30 traders offer goods from all over the world at over 40 stands. These range from fruit and vegetables to oils, teas and honey to cheese and olives and much more.
The concept of the market hall: convince with freshness and high quality as well as specialties from all over the world.
Stuttgart is an automobile city and is known for the technical quality of its products and luxurious and sporty automobiles. Therefore, the two Stuttgart sights should not be missed during your visit to Stuttgart: The Mercedes-Benz-Museum and the Porsche Museum Stuttgart.
Stuttgart offers great shopping opportunities such as Königstrasse, which is the main shopping street in the heart of Stuttgart. It offers high-quality shopping, leisure and fitness facilities as well as a variety of restaurants… Another great shopping location is the Milaneo, which with its 43,000 square meters and over 200 shops, service and catering establishments, including many new and unique concepts, is the largest shopping center in are Baden-Württemberg.
The first television tower in the world is in Stuttgart… so get up there and see the state capital of Baden-Württemberg with over 600,000 inhabitants from above. A city with hills, vineyards and lots of forest. Which attraction is where? Thanks to the computer-aided extension of the perception of reality, the new 360° television tower app offers an interactive panoramic view of the Stuttgart region.
Also well known is the traditional Cannstatter Volksfest from the End of September to the beginning of October. In 1818, at the request of King Wilhelm I of Württemberg, an agricultural festival was celebrated for the first time on the Wasen. The Cannstatter Wasen is the second largest folk festival in Germany After the Oktoberfest and attracts more than four million visitors every year.
The Stuttgart Spring Festival takes place annually between mid-April and early May and is the counterpart to the Cannstatter Volksfest. It is smaller in terms of area than „der Wasen“ in autumn, but lasts about a week longer. Up to 240 businesses, including four marquees, numerous rides and booths, expect around one million visitors every year. It is considered the largest spring festival in Europe.
The Stuttgart Zoo, the Wilhelma, is the only zoological and botanical garden in Germany. More than a million visitors are drawn to the Wilhelma every year. Thanks to the unique combination of animal Park, botanical garden and historical Park, it is unique in the world. The flair of „1001 Nights“ also makes the zoo something special for lovers. The romantic-oriental Damascene Hall is often used by couples in love as a place for a wedding.
Mineral baths in Bad Cannstatt.
After Budapest, Stuttgart is the city in Europe with the largest mineral water deposits. More than 22 million liters of mineral water are pumped daily from 19 springs.
The city of Stuttgart alone has three mineral baths: the LEUZE mineral baths, the SoleBad Cannstatt and the Berg mineral baths. The admission price includes the bathing area with outdoor and indoor pools and a children’s area (Kinderland). The sauna area, which used to be included, is now extra.
The SoleBad Cannstatt advertises „healing power from the depths“. Here, as in the LEUZE, it is possible to swim in mineral water. The sauna area is significantly smaller than that in the LEUZE.
The third spa in the group is the traditional Berg mineral spa, which was taken over by the city of Stuttgart in early 2006. In order to meet the motto „tradition meets future“, the city has carried out extensive renovations over several years in order to offer the aging pool a perspective for the future.
…and by the way! In the immediate vicinity of the attimo Hotel Stuttgart and within walking distance in a few minutes is the Mercedes Benz Arena, the home ground of VfB Stuttgart, the Mercedes-Benz-Museum, the future Sportbad Stuttgart, the Cannstatter Wasen and the Carl-Benz-Center. as well as the event halls Hanns-Martin-Schleyer Halle and Porsche Arena.