Stuttgart Itinerary 1 Day

This is a glimpse of what to see in 1 day in Stuttgart from Stuttgart itinerary 1 day created by our travel experts. These are the attractions one must visit while planning a 1 day trip to Stuttgart.

A Day in Stuttgart - Perfect 24 Hours Guide

Famous as the manufacturing hub of Germany, Stuttgart is the largest city of Baden-Württemberg state. The city is located on the Neckar River and is the headquarter of Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. Even though Stuttgart has been known for its modern industrial developments, it does not lack the green space. There are many beautiful parks, botanical gardens, and a zoo in the center of the city some of which you can visit while spending 1 day in Stuttgart. Following is an ideal 1-day Stuttgart itinerary to help you discover the best in the city!

Is one day enough for Stuttgart?

Wondering whether one day is enough or not, to explore Stuttgart? Certainly not; but here's how you can make the most of it. Though Stuttgart is the place to be, suggesting attractions for 24 hours in Stuttgart could be a tough choice as there are many places than you can visit. You might get a glimpse of Stuttgart, but for a local slice, you of course need a lot more time. On this trip, we suggest you cover only 4-5 popular attractions of Stuttgart, spending time walking around and discovering the history, culture, and people.

What to pack for 1 day in Stuttgart vacation?

It can be worth having a petite backpack for Stuttgart day trip. More helpful things to pack for a day trip to Stuttgart:

  • Light jacket
  • Maps and Brochures
  • Snacks and Water Bottle
  • Camera with batteries

How much money do you need for 1 day in Stuttgart?

The average daily price for traveling in Stuttgart is USD 113. The average price of food for one day is USD 23.58. The average price of a hotel for a couple is USD 116.

How to spend 1 day in Stuttgart?

Mercedes-Benz Museum

The famous Mercedes-Benz Museum will be the first place to visit on your 1-day trip to Stuttgart. If you love cars and Mercedes is your favorite, this place is the perfect spot to be at. You will learn about the history of your favorite car here. Spend 2-3 hours at this interactive museum.

Ludwigsburg Palace

Take a 25 minutes' drive to the Ludwigsburg Palace which is another must-see place of your 24 hours in Stuttgart. There are 452 rooms in this palace that provide a glimpse of Rococo, Baroque, and Neoclassical styles of architecture. Right in front of the palace are the manicured gardens that add more to its charm.

Schloss Favorite

This is another palace, smaller than Ludwigsburg, that you can stop by while in Stuttgart. More than this baroque palace, its beautiful gardens are popular among the tourists.

New Palace

This will be your next stop for the day. New Palace is another baroque palace in the city that was built in the 18th century. You can spend an hour to understand the history of the palace and take its tour.

Old Castle

Before the evening approaches, you can head to the Old Castle of Stuttgart that was originally built in the 10th century. The museum now houses Württemberg State Museum which is considered as one of the best museums in the city.


Just 5 minutes' walk from the Old Castle will take you to Königstraße which is the main shopping street of Stuttgart. It is a large pedestrian street lined by a number of retail stores and boutiques to shop from.

We have covered some famous places of the city in this 1-day itinerary. You can come to Stuttgart again and explore other famous places.

Stuttgart travel tips to save time and money

Easy and handy Stuttgart guidelines for your one day trip in Stuttgart:

  • Don't try to fit in everything
  • Book a guided Stuttgart sightseeing tour
  • Start early, you will have more time to explore as well you can easily beat the crowds.
  • Don't leave your planning until the last minute

Where to stay for 1 day in Stuttgart?

Since you have only 24 hours in Stuttgart, you should make the most of it by staying around the city's top attractions. Although it might not be the best deal, you will save time as well money spent on commute. Whatever your budget is, you can easily find the cheap and budget friendly accommodations in Stuttgart for 1 day. Locals also offer cozy homestays with awesome food and they would guide you to plan your travel accordingly.

Best places to eat in Stuttgart if you've only 1 day:

Want to explore the sumptuous cuisine of this city? Then, visit the most popular restaurants for delicious food.

Local transportation in Stuttgart

If you want to explore the offbeat places in Stuttgart and know its every nook and corner, then hopping onto a metro/train or a local city bus will be a smart choice.

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