Stuttgart South – from vineyards to Art Nouveau buildings

The Heusteigviertel, one of the most popular areas in Stuttgart, is unofficially part of Stuttgart South. Known for its Wilhelminian and Art Nouveau architecture, it offers artistic charm, countless cafes, restaurants and small stores. With all this, Stuttgart South hardly needs the Heusteigviertel to be one of the most popular districts of the city. The ample space offered by this area makes it a great place to relax and unwind. Take the Lehenviertel for example, at one time there was nothing but gardens and vineyards here. From around 1900 onwards roads were laid and opulent residences built – some based on historical models, some in the Art Nouveau style. Today, these houses are listed and the district is one of the most beautiful and architecturally revered in the city. Here and throughout the south you’ll find countless theaters and galleries as well as some small bars and taverns.

As well as cultural highlights the district offers a number of retreats, including the Bopser natural paradise. This unusual name lends itself to a mountain as well as a part of the city which is home to the TV tower and the Tea House in Weißenburg park; look out for lots of other little sights too. The district is also home to a residential area with villas of stunning architecture. Visit our Stuttgart groups for even more tips for trips to the south of Stuttgart.

Misch Misch

Tübinger Straße 95

Misch Misch’s mission is to bring good coffee to the people. That’s not forgetting sweet treats and savory eats loved by all!
Mon – Thur 8.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m., Fri 8.00 a.m. – 7.00 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. -7.00 a.m.

Marienplatz

Head to Marienplatz for trendy restaurants as well as hip bars and cafes. From there, head up high to Degerloch on the rack-railroad. In the summer Stuttgart hosts the popular Marienplatzfest festival, where visitors come together to enjoy art events, live music, drinks and culinary delights.

Seilbahn

Südheimer Platz

One endearing remnant of the past is the city’s cable railway, which takes visitors from Südheimer Platz to the Waldfriedhof cemetery. It was opened back in 1929 and is now classed as historical monument, a real highlight for railway enthusiasts.

The Woodpecker Trail

Helene-Pfleiderer-Straße

This is where the action is. Bold and experienced athletes can cycle downhill with their bikes here. After mastering the 120 meter drop and 27 different obstacles over roughly one kilometer of trail you reach the end of the route – with a pulse of 180.
Daily from sunrise to sunset, may be closed in bad weather

Blauer Weg

The Blauer Weg trail is one of the most beautiful altitude paths in Stuttgart. Hikers, runners and cyclists meet here above the rooftops of Heslach to enjoy the amazing view of the valley.

Heslacher Wasserfälle

Leonberger Straße

Waterfalls in the heart of the city? Yes! Not far from the cable railway actually. In a dreamy setting between woods and meadows you’ll feel like you’ve been transported into a fantasy world. A beautiful place where you can escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

Biergarten Tschechen und Söhne

Humboldtstraße 44

This beer garden on the Karlshöhe ridge is a popular meeting point where people can enjoy coffee and cake or some wine or a cool beer. There’s also various bakery items, sausages, salads and classic Swabian dishes on offer.
Mon – Sun 11.00 a.m. – 12.00 a.m. In peak season, weather-dependent

Grombier

Josef-Hirn-Platz 8

Whether you’re in search of meat, vegetarian or vegan dishes – with the countless baked potato options from Grombier there’s something for everyone. There’s salads on offer too, a mouthwatering sight for hungry eyes with names like Henrik or Paolo and fresh ingredients.
Mon – Sat 11.30 a.m. – 10.00 p.m.