Business Class Tickets & Airfares to Stuttgart
The city of Stuttgart which is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany is often referred to ‘the cradle of the automobile’ for both the motorcycle and the four-wheel automobile were invented here. This city which is located in the heart of Germany’s premier wine growing country should be considered a must visit destination for anyone who is a car aficionado for the city is equipped with two automobile museums which actually constitute its main attractions. If you don’t particularly care for cars but do enjoy your wines then Stuttgart has much to offer for you as well for the city extends over rolling hills which are home to some of Germany’s best vineyards though aside from these two main attractions, Stuttgart
also offers a cityscape that is dotted with many beautiful historical buildings, verdant parks, treasure filled art museums, cultural and performance art institutions, thermal spring based spas and raucous festivals that celebrate both beer and wine.
However if your journey to Stuttgart is originating in the US then you might want to consider business air travel to Stuttgart for your trip over is bound to be a long haul flight that may well extend over ten hours. Luckily for you, a plethora of European and American carriers offer business flights to Stuttgart from the US and at any given time a carrier that operates on this route may have business class deals to Stuttgart. Such air carriers often advertise these tempting discount business class fares to Stuttgart through their email newsletters or various social media tools. However since these cheap business class seats are so well priced they tend to sell out quickly especially if they offered before the city’s annual beer and wine festivals.
If you miss an opportunity to purchase these discount business class airfares to Stuttgart, you needn’t worry, for you can always get a cheap business class seat to Stuttgart from a reputable travel agent at any time. Travel agents usually have exclusive access to cheap business class seats to a variety of destinations due to the personal relationships that they have with individual airlines. These relations which are in fact mutually beneficial are usually nurtured and cultivated over the years. Moreover it must be mentioned that these cheap business class fares are not inferior in any way to normal business class airfares for they afford you all the facilities and amenities of business class travel
along with additional perks like mileage accrual and pre-travel seat selection.
Conditions attached to your cheap business class ticket to Stuttgart may actually dictate the timing of journey to this attraction filled destination though if such conditions are not an issue then perhaps the best months to visit Stuttgart are during its summer months which tend to extend from May to September. The hottest months of the Stuttgart summers are the months of July and August when average day time temperatures register around 20o
F). Winters in Stuttgart are more extreme and the coldest month in the city is definitely January when average temperatures register about 0o
F) and heavy snowfall is common.
Stuttgart is served by its international airport which is located 8 miles (13km) south of Stuttgart city centre. This airport welcomes a number of international carriers along with a whole host of low cost German airlines. Stuttgart’s airport is well connected to the city center by commuter trains that link the airport to the Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof which is the city’s central railway station. Other transport links to the city from the airport are provided by public buses and taxis.
Stuttgart is a city that can be easily explored on foot for many of its main attractions are located within its inner city center. However Stuttgart like several other German cities is also served by an efficient public transport system which is made up of the Stadtbahn (U- Bahn) which is not a metro system but a light rail transport system and the S-Bahn which is the city’s suburban rail service. Visitors to Stuttgart would do well as to purchase the Stuttcard which in conjunction with the VVS 3-day Ticket (City Center or Regional Network) offers free travel on all public transport facilities and a wide array of rebates on museum admissions, city tour prices, theater tickets and discounts on food and drink.
Electrical standards in Stuttgart like the rest of Germany are 220 volts, 50Hz and the European-style two-pin plugs are standard. The Euro is legal tender in Stuttgart like the rest of Germany and ATMs and bureaux de change abound in this city which is heavily frequented by tourists.
Stuttgart is filled with a wide assortment of attractions and the Schlossplatz or Palace Square which is a great congregation point in the city is usually the kick-off location for many a city tour. This square hosts the baroque New Palace building which once served as a Royal residence but which now hosts the state government of Baden- Wurttemberg.
The beautiful building which draws its inspiration from the Palace of Versailles was built between 1746 and 1806 and is one of the main attractions in the city. Located near the Schlossplatz is a great shopping mile that extends over one km and which hosts shopping malls, boutiques, specialty stores, cafes and bars. Street-artists and buskers provide live entertainment here all day long. Other attractions of interest include the city’s Art Nouveau Market Hall that hosts a wide array of vendors who sell much organic produce as well as indigenous German foods and its charming old world quarters like the Bohnenviertel (Bean District) which is populated by many sidewalk cafés and ancient cobbled streets.
If you are visiting Stuttgart with your children then you need not worry about keeping them entertained for the city has several attractions like the planetarium and the Wilhelma Zoo which offer many entertainment options. The Wilhelma Zoo is a two in one attraction as it houses both a zoological and botanical garden within its boundaries. This dual themed garden was built as Moorish garden for King Wilhelm 1 in the 19th century. Today this garden which host numerous exotic plants and greenhouses also has a petting zoo, insectariums, an aquarium, a zoo with a reptile park and a walk in aviary, cafes and playgrounds. The Wilhelma Zoo is home to 8000 animals and more than 5000 species of plants.
However Stuttgart’s most famous attractions are undoubtedly its automobile museums – the Mercedes Benz and the Porsche Museums.
The Mercedes Benz museum extends over seven floors high and it catalogues the history of the Mercedes Benz Company through its exhibits of 160 vehicles that range from race cars to concept cars and the pope mobile. Similarly the Porsche museum chronicles the more than 75 year history of luxury Car Company. The museum has displays of over 300 Porsches which are bound to delight and enthrall any sports car enthusiast.
Stuttgart’s Mineral bath houses which are fed by the largest mineral water reserves in Europe provide enjoyment of a different kind in the form of therapeutic hot and cold baths, saunas, hot tubs and swimming pools. These mineral baths are largely frequented by hordes of spa loving visitors and locals and can be found at establishments like Das Leuze, Mineralbad Cannstatt and Mineral Bath Berg which all have their individual specialties.