Stuttgart Design and Technology

4 days /3 nights

From only £339pp

Overview

4 days /3 nights From only £339pp

Best known as the headquarters of Mercedes-Benz and Porsche this affluent city is sure to set the pulse of the motor-minded racing.

In addition to being a great city for motor enthusiasts it is also one of the greenest in Europe and houses some fantastic art galleries.

What's included in the trip?

  • Return scheduled flights
  • Accommodation on a B&B basis
  • Multi-bedded rooms for students
  • Single/twin rooms for leaders
  • Free itinerary planning and visits booking service
  • Comprehensive travel pack
  • 1:15 leader place ratio

Sample itinerary

  • Day 1

    Flight to Stuttgart. Visit to Mercedes Benz Museum

  • Day 2

    Morning visit to Porsche Museum. Afternoon at the Audi car plant

  • Day 3

    Guided tour of the Bosch factory. Afternoon trip up the TV Tower

  • Day 4

    Free time. Return to the UK

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Enhance your trip

  • The Mercedes Benz car was first patented in 1886 and is now one the most prestigious cars ever made. The building occupies16500 square meters of exhibition space & accommodates not only 160 vehicle exhibits, numerous restaurants and museum shops. A must see for classic and fast car lovers.
  • This fascinating museum covers 5600 square metres featuring around 80 exhibits, including many rare cars and a variety of historical models – a great educational experience even if for those who are not great sports car fans.
  • Experience the construction of an Audi from its conception to its completion. Watch how 200 robots assemble the high tech car body of the Audi in fascinating precision and perfect coordination.
  • Founded in 1886 by Robert Bosche in 1886 this German multinational eletronical & engineering company headquartered near Stuttgart. It is the world’s largest supplier of automotive components.
  • Located in the heart of the city, the Palace Square is one of the best spots to start exploring Stuttgart. This main square connects the beautiful Schlossgarten Park, which stretches all the way down to the river Neckar, with a chic shopping boulevard .The highlight of the royal square is one of Stuttgart’s historical treasures, the u-shaped New Palace (Neues Schloss), which was the last baroque castle built in Germany.
  • Every summer Stuttgart’s wine season gets in full swing; the city, which is surrounded by beautiful vineyards and is proud to have a 1000-year old viniculture, hosts one of the largest and best wine festivals in Germany. The festival attracts millions of wine connoisseurs, who sample Swabian delicacies such as Spaetzle and Maultaschen and can chose from over 250 German wines.
  • In spring, you can enjoy art all night long in over 90 museums, galleries, and cultural institutions during Stuttgart’s Museum Night. Doors stay open until 2 a.m., and besides the regular exhibitions, you can enjoy a number of special events like readings, concerts, workshops, and film screenings.
  • A great family day out. The zoo and botanical gardens are worth a see. And are beautiful in the spring and summer. It’s worth the energy – a great family day. Known as being one of the best zoos in Europe.
  • One of the best Christmas markets in Germany. This huge market boasts some of the best food and drink you can find along with beautiful hand-made gifts to buy and put under the Christmas tree. With its festive music locals will say this Market rivals the one in Nuremburg.