Shopping in Stuttgart, Stuttgart (Self Guided)

When it comes to quality shopping, Stuttgart is a great destination to consider. The city's main shopping area, Konigstrasse, offers a plethora of high-end stores and souvenir boutiques. Take this walking tour to find the best deals in town and take home some memorable gifts from Stuttgart.
How it works: Download the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" from iTunes App Store or Google Play to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for IOS   Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for Android

Shopping in Stuttgart Map

Guide Name: Shopping in Stuttgart
Guide Location: Germany » Stuttgart (See other walking tours in Stuttgart)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Author: sabrina

1) Königsbaupassagen

Situated just behind the Konigsbau palace, Königsbaupassagen is a new addition to Stuttgart’s business and retail world. This huge modern complex is very popular with locals because of its great shopping opportunity, relaxation areas and of course its fascinating seasonal decorations and exhibitions, fashion shows and other popular cultural events. This place is full of sophistication, classic chic and modern spirit.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 10 am - 8 pm
Buchhandel Wittwer

2) Buchhandel Wittwer

Situated in the heart of the city, Buchhandel Wittwer is the biggest bookshop in Stuttgart. In this impressive, five-storey store there is plenty to choose from. Audio books, comics, cartoons, novels, books in foreign languages, history, geography, politics, theatre, music, cinematography, books on art, architecture, design, sport, city guides and maps are all on display. Check out book paradise at Buchhandel Wittwer.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 10 am - 8 pm; Saturday: 9:30 am- 8 pm.
Nanu Nana

3) Nanu Nana

Located in the heart of the city, Nanu Nana Joachim is another shop in Stuttgart, well known for its great variety of interesting goods. In a pleasant environment, visitors can choose from fantastic selections of ceramic plates and cups, funky bags, beautiful statues, lovely candles and many other unique decorative items at a surprisingly low price. Check out this fascinating shop to buy cool souvenirs for your friends and family.

Operation hours: Monday - Saturday: 9:30 am - 8 pm.

4) Markthalle

Situated next to the Altes Schlos, Marthalle is market area popular with both locals and tourists. This wonderful market is filled with more than 50 stalls selling the freshest vegetables and fruits, delicious cheeses, wines and local specialties such as sausages and bread. There is also a large selection of exotic spices, all beautify packed with its lovely aroma. Come here to taste, smell and see vibrant local flavors of Markthalle.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 6:30 pm; Saturday: 7 am - 5 pm

5) Bohnenviertel

The Bohnenviertel district offers its visitors a great range of little hidden shops that you will not find in the other shopping areas. Here visitors are likely to find some unusual and interesting things such as old books, unique jewelry accessories, colorful crafts and attractive antiques. Wine taverns and lovely cafés are lovely additions to this district, a hidden treasure.

Walking Tours in Stuttgart, Germany

Create Your Own Walk in Stuttgart

Create Your Own Walk in Stuttgart

Creating your own self-guided walk in Stuttgart is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Cultural Walk in Stuttgart

Cultural Walk in Stuttgart

Stuttgart is a vibrant city with a great variety of music, art and cultural activities. Stuttgart’s rich heritage, traditions and unique culture make this city a popular tourist destination with plenty of famous theatres, lovely cinemas and concert halls. Take our walking tour to discover the most popular cultural venues in Stuttgart.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Family Fun in Stuttgart

Family Fun in Stuttgart

The city of Stuttgart offers its visitors incredible exhibitions at the Natural Historical Museum, lovely playgrounds, souvenir and toy shops and many more things for great family fun. This walking tour will take you to the most interesting places, which will turn your Stuttgart adventure into great family excitement.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
Religious Walking Tour in Stuttgart

Religious Walking Tour in Stuttgart

Stuttgart offers a diversity of beautiful churches that serve different religions: Catholic, Old Catholic, Roman Catholic, Evangelical, Protestant, Apostolic and other churches can all be found in Stuttgart. The following walking tour will take you to the most impressive religious places of worship in this charming city.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.9 km
Stuttgart Best Nightspots

Stuttgart Best Nightspots

When the sun goes down, Stuttgart turns into one vibrant and unforgettable festivity. Local nightlife offers its visitors fabulous dance clubs, cozy pubs and foxy bars to suit any mood. Take this walking tour to embark upon a funky Stuttgart nightlife adventure.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Art Galleries and Museums in Stuttgart

Art Galleries and Museums in Stuttgart

Stuttgart is a charming city with a variety of attractive and unique art galleries, and three major art museums to please the real art lovers. Take this self-guided walking tour to discover the most attractive art venues in Stuttgart such as famous Old and New State Galleries, fabulous modern Kunstmuseum and many others.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Stuttgart is a modern city with rich historic past and a wealth of sightseeing. Here, alongside contemporary, glass-clad buildings there are numerous centuries-old monuments and historic sights coexisting in harmony. Follow this orientation walk to discover the most popular attractions of Stuttgart.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.9 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Stuttgart for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Stuttgart has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet

To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Stuttgart, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device

Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.