Shopping Tour of Stuttgart

Shopping Tour of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany (A)

Stuttgart is a shopping paradise with the best shopping all within walking distance. Shopping in Stuttgart would not be complete without a visit to Koenig Strasse, a 1.2 km long pedestrian shopping street. On this shopping tour, not only will you visit Koenig Strasse, but 14 different shops, many of them offering unique items or items made in Germany. Note that stores are closed on Sundays in Germany.
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Guide Name: Shopping Tour of Stuttgart
Guide Location: Germany » Stuttgart
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (A))
# of Attractions: 14
Tour Duration: 3.0 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 Km or 2 Miles
Author: Laurel Robbins
Author Bio: Laurel Robbins is a freelance travel writer who hails from Canada, but now calls Stuttgart, Germany home. Prior to living in Germany, she lived in S. Korea, Thailand and the United States. She is happiest when traveling and her favorite travel adventures include diving with hundreds of hammerhead sharks in the Galapagos and volunteering on a conservation boat off the Hebrides in Scotland. She is currently busy exploring Germany and writing about her European adventures.
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Hut-Hanne
  • Buchhaus Wittner
  • Drachenfelds Design
  • Marina Rinaldi
  • Buckles & Belts
  • Jany Richard
  • Krüger-Dirndl
  • tausche
  • Lebkuchen-Schmidt
  • Spielwaren-Kurz
  • Selbach Confiserie
  • Merz & Benzing
  • Kuntshaus-schill
  • Norbert Ravizaaz Anti & Q

1) Hut-Hanne

Open: Mon – Fri: 9:30 – 19:00 & Sat: 9:30 – 18:00

Hats are very popular in Germany, especially with women who frequently coordinate their hat with their outfit. The Hut-Hanne has been in the hat making business since 1866 and prides itself on tradition and style. A large variety of women's and men’s hats can be found here including those in the latest styles, or if you can’t find what you’re looking for you can have one custom made and made to measure, ensuring a perfect fit.
Buchhaus Wittner

2) Buchhaus Wittner

Open Mon – Sat: 9:00 – 20:00

This bookstore has one of the largest selections of English language books in Stuttgart. You will also find books in other languages here as well. Look on the ground floor at the back of the store. If you are looking for books in German, there’s no shortage in this large bookstore and it’s also a good place to buy calendars or cute cards. You can enjoy your new book in Buchhaus Wittner’s very own cafe.
Drachenfelds Design

3) Drachenfelds Design

Open: Mon – Fri: 10.30 - 19.00 & Sat: 10.00 - 18.00Drachenfelds Design is a jewellery store where its designs are best described as whimsical with collections of fairies, dragonflies, frogs and lions, but not to worry, they also carry more classical designs if that is more to your liking. Here you will find unique hand crafted pieces of the highest quality not found anywhere else. Only the finest precious gemstones are used along with the finest finishings. The jewellery has also been featured in German magazines Jolie and Madame.
Marina Rinaldi

4) Marina Rinaldi

Open: Open: Mon – Fri: 10.00 - 19.00 & Sat: 10.00 - 18.00

Marina Rinaldi is a plus size women’s clothing stores carrying all the latest trends, which is great news for curvy women, since stylish plus size clothing can be difficult to find in Germany. Marina Rinaldi was born out of the Max Mara Fashion Group and prides itself in its use of high quality fabrics and special attention to tailoring ensuring that the clothing is stylish and flattering on curvy women.
Buckles & Belts

5) Buckles & Belts

Open: Mon – Fri: 11:00 – 19:00 & Sat: 11:00 – 18:00

At Buckles & Belts you are the belt designer! You design a custom belt available for both women and men. You start by choosing the width of the belt, type of leather and the belt buckle which is interchangeable, all from a large selection. The result is your own custom belt. For even more flexibility, you can buy additional belt buckles, personalizing it and increasing the belts we arability even further.
Jany Richard

6) Jany Richard

Open: Mon – Fri: 11:00 – 19:00 & Sat: 11:00 – 18:00

JanyRichard is the place to shop for international high end designer clothing for women and men carrying high end brands such as: Valentino, John Galliano, Missoni, Versace and Givenchy to name but a few. As to be expected with designer clothing, it is pricey, but they do have sales and many of the clothes are classic and will never go out of style. It also makes for an interesting place to window shop if the prices are beyond your reach.

7) Krüger-Dirndl

Open: Mon – Fri: 11:00 – 19:00 & Sat: 11:00 – 18:00

Here is where you can get your traditional southern Germany clothing worn in Bavaria and Austria. Women wear a dirndl (a blouse and a full skirt) while men wear lederhosen (mid-length leather pants). This is a perfect way to get into the spirit of Oktoberfest, but they also carry more elegant dirndls including those adorned with embroidery or Swarovski crystals.

8) tausche

Open: 11:00 – 19:00 & Sat: 11:00 – 18:00

At tausche you create your own bag with interchangeable flaps resulting in a highly multifunctional bag, perfect for any occasion. You choose the shape of the bag, the materials and two interchangeable flaps. Additional flaps may also be purchased for your own custom bag giving you even more options and flexibility. The bags are made in Germany and the emphasis on craftsmanship is obvious just by looking at the small details on the bags.

9) Lebkuchen-Schmidt

Mon – Fri: 10:00 – 19:00 & Sat 9:00 – 18:00

Lebkuchen is German for “gingerbread” and German gingerbread is different than any other gingerbread you’ve had before with its different varieties and coatings. Not just limited to gingerbread, a wide variety of German biscuits can be found here, many of which are served in festive tins that will be kept long after the biscuits are finished. They also carry several biscuits suitable for Diabetics. This is a great stop when looking for souvenirs.

10) Spielwaren-Kurz

Open: Mon – Sat: 9:00 – 20:00

Spielwaren-Kurz is one of the largest toy stores in Germany with 5 floors of toys for children of all ages. They carry a wide variety of brands, including popular ones like Fischer Price along with traditional German brands that make finely crafted wooden toys and puppets, handmade in Germany. You can also find toys and other items for babies. There’s also a party room available for birthday parties. This store is a lot of fun, regardless of your age!
Selbach Confiserie

11) Selbach Confiserie

Open: Mon – Fri: 8:00 – 18:30 & Sat: 7:30 – 16:00

This chocolate shop has been in business for years and for good reasons, it’s a must stop for all chocolate lovers, or if you are looking for a perfect souvenir. Besides the traditional dark and milk chocolate you will also find some more adventurous concoctions here such as cheese and grape chocolate. This is also a fantastic place to buy special occasion chocolate such as Advent Calendars for Christmas or Easter bunnies. They also have a good selection of mouth watering marzipan.
Merz & Benzing

12) Merz & Benzing

Open: Mon – Fri: 9:30 – 19:00 & Sat 9:00 – 18:00

Merz & Benzing is one of Stuttgart’s most popular home and garden decor stores. Situated on the second floor of the historic Market Hall, the shopping atmosphere couldn’t be better, but what really stands out about this store is the variety of unique items –some of them useful and some for decorative purposes, but all of them beautiful. You will surely find inspiration for your home and garden here, no matter what your design objective.

13) Kuntshaus-schill

Open: Mon – Fri: 10:00 – 19:00 & Sat: 10:00 – 18:00

This Art House carries contemporary art in a variety of mediums including originals, graphics, prints and sculptures. They also feature changing works of solo artists and group exhibitions so there is always something new each time you visit. There are also lots of smaller items – cards with artwork and small paintings that would perfectly in your suitcase.
Norbert Ravizaaz Anti & Q

14) Norbert Ravizaaz Anti & Q

Open: Tue – Fri: 14:00 – 19:00 & Sat: 11:00 – 16:00

This antique store has an eclectic offering of antiques mostly dating from the 1900s to the 1950s. They specialize in antique lamps, especially art novae lamps dating from 1895 – 1925, but also offer a variety of objects from France and Germany. This is also a great place to pick up a vintage hat or costume jewellery dating from the 1900s to the 1950s.

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