Stuttgart Airport Car Rental
Stuttgart Airport was built at the end of the 1930s: in the years right after the Second World War it was used by the USA armed forces, but already in 1950, the airport returned to be used for civil flights and under the direction of the authorities of West Germany.
Over the years the airport has undergone several extension works, the last of which is still in progress and will lead the airport to be directly connected to the stadium of the city football team.
Nowadays, this airport is the sixth most important one in the country and is considered as strategic by several low-cost airlines. Reaching the city centre thanks to the car rental at Stuttgart Airport is easy, because it is only 15 km far from there.
Among the airlines working in this airport, we can mention the British Airways, which guarantees connections to London, and Eurowings, which connects Stuttgart to many cities, such as Barcelona and Amsterdam.
Stuttgart: points of interest
Stuttgart is the German city world-wide famous for being the seat of the automotive industry, but over the years it has become a tourist destination of primary importance, also thanks to the many points of interest it has to offers to the tourists.
Once landed in Stuttgart Airport and picked your rental car up here, booked on RentalUp before departure, you can soon start to discover the city.
The first place to visit, taking advantage of the possibility to exploit the car rental at Stuttgart Airport, is the Mercedes-Benz Museum. This museum is one of the symbols of Stuttgart and here you will have the opportunity to discover all about the history of this important car manufacturer.
The Botanic Garden of Stuttgart is also very interesting: this latter and Zoo Wilhelma are the perfect destinations for children, who will have the possibility to immerse themselves into nature and to admire animals such as the African elephants.
Taking advantage of the car rental in Stuttgartfrom the airport, you cannot miss the Württemberg Mausoleum: this building was built by the will of the king of Württemberg, who wanted it to bury his wife, who, according to the tradition, died of grief after having discovered that her husband was cheating on her; the mausoleum is immersed into nature and is really charming.
If you want to discover German cuisine, we suggest you to go to the Market Hall of Stuttgart, where you will have the possibility to taste many specialities of this area of Germany. Later, it is worth to get to Schlossplatz, the centre of Stuttgart, where you can find its most ancient buildings: among the most interesting ones, the “New Palace” stands out, beautiful example of Baroque architecture.
Stuttgart: art and culture
Stuttgart, as mentioned above, is famous all over the world, and not only in Germany, as the city of the car.
However, taking advantage of the car rental from Stuttgart Airport, you will have the possibility to discover how the city is very interesting also from an artistic point of view. In this respect, it is enough to think of Kunstmuseum, unmissable if you love contemporary art. Here you will have the possibility to discover little known artists and to admire works by world-wide famous names.
If you love in particular Expressionism, you absolutely must visit the Staatsgalerie, where works artists from Germany and not only, who contributed to make the history of this important artistic movement, are exhibited.
Still speaking about art and history, we cannot miss to mention the Natural History Museum, located inside the Castle of Rosenstein. It is really worth to take time to visit a museum which spans all the natural sciences and that can catch the attention of any visitor.
If your visit to Stuttgart started from the Mercedes-Benz Museum, you can end it with the discovery of another museum dedicated to the automotive world, and one of the symbols of the city: the Porsche Museum. This exhibition space was opened in 2009 and it is really worth to visit it to discover all about this famous car brand.