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Stuttgart: Stäffele Tour in German

4.6 / 5

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Stuttgart: Stäffele Tour in German

From US$ 20.93 per person

Take advantage of Stuttgart's geographical location in a valley basin and climb the many steps, referred to by locals as Stäffele. Walk idyllic paths and access beautiful vantage points for a dynamic guided tour filled with views and interesting facts.

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Duration 2.5 hours
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  • Walk over a thousand steps and enjoy beautiful views of the city
  • Get to know more about Stuttgart and learn about the history of the Stäffele
  • Choose between four different routes: North, East, South or West
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Choose between 4 different tour routes: • Tour North Begin with a short walk through the new European quarter then head up the steps to the Chinese Garden for a beautiful view over the city. Then, continue uphill to Killesberg where there's a lot to discover. Make your way through the residential area of Feuerbacher Heide to the Bismarck Tower for another wonderful view of Stuttgart. On the way down to the Killesberg tram stop, pass by the house where the industrial families Porsche and Moser once lived. The tour ends at the Killesberg tram stop. • Tour East Begin with a short walk through the castle garden then head over hundreds of steps to the Fair Galathea Statue and the Cannon House. From the Villa Reitzenstein, enjoy a wonderful view of the city and learn interesting facts about the people after whom the Stäffele steps are named. On the way down, you'll see the Wilhelmspalais, the magnificent city residence of the last king of Württemberg. Your tour ends in the Academy Garden, which is located behind the New Castle. • Tour South Start at Marienplatz and soon climb numerous "Stäffele". Marvel at amazing city panoramas until you reach the Alte Weinsteige. From the highest point on the tour, you can see all of Stuttgart. Then, make your way back through a forest to the legendary tea house, where the tour ends. • Tour West Begin your exciting Stäffele tour of West Stuttgart at Marienplatz. From here, go up past the enchanted urban lapidarium and archaeological museum, then continue through the urban vineyard to the fabulous viewpoint on the Karlshöhe mountain. Here, you'll be rewarded for all your climbing with a wonderful view. Next, follow the path up the steep Hasenbergsteig in the footsteps of Wilhelm II. Discover the legendary Alexandershäusle, and hear about the "Schwabtunnel," the first street and tram tunnel in the empire. Listen to many other amazing stories on the route through the west of Stuttgart. The tour concludes at Feuersee.
  • German-speaking guide
  • Food and drinks
  • Transportation back to the starting point
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
  • Pregnant women
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants who are over 18 years and older must present either proof of full vaccination or proof of a Covid-19 infection within the last 6 months. Participants must also present a negative Covid-19 test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts. Participants who cannot be vaccinated must present a negative test taken no more than 24 hours before the activity starts and proof of medical complications. Students who are under 18 years old may present proof of regular school testing instead of proof of vaccination. Participants who are under 7 years old and not in school do not require proof of vaccination or a negative test

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  •  Comfortable shoes and physical fitness are a requirement for this tour
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4.6 /5

based on 8 reviews

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Die Natur der Stäffele ist stetiges Treppensteigen. Der/die Tourguide sollte dementsprechend fit sein, um diese körperliche Anstrengung einigermaßen bewältigen zu können. In unserem Fall war das nicht wirklich der Fall. Ansonsten ist es eine höchst interessante und informative Tour, mit schönen Ausblickspubkten auf Stuttgart, und Orten, die man selber nicht entdecken würde.

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October 20, 2021


Die Tour hat einen ganz neuen Blick auf Stuttgart gegeben !

October 4, 2021


Ein schöner und kurzweiliger Nachmittag Sehr gute und sympathische Stadtführerin

September 28, 2021

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