Stuttgart is the capital of the Swabia and boasts a wealth of both historical and modern architecture and is a vibrant city of cultural wealth and variety. Stuttgart is home to a vibrant art and cultural scene, international sporting events, major festivals and markets and other recreational offers. ?It is also considered one of Europe's greenest cities. Surrounded by vineyards and forests, it is rich with parks and gardens.?Take a relaxing walk through Stuttgart's "Green U", which stretches from the Schlossgärten (Palace Gardens) to Killesberg park. The international Garden Exhibition (IGA) in 1993 saw the merging of several park areas, so that Stuttgart now has one long green belt that offers a peaceful recreational setting for locals and visitors alike. ?If you're more into retail therapy, however, you will also love Stuttgart's exquisite boutiques, modern shopping arcades and multitude of small outlets at the heart of the inner city. Wander down its huge pedestrian zone, which runs the length of the vibrant Königstrasse stretching from the main station over the Schlossplatz (Palace Square) to the Wilhelmsbau (Wilhelm Building). ?And if you prefer shopping away from the hustle and bustle, check out the Calwer Passage parallel to the Königstrasse, a small and more exclusive shopping arcade with plenty of restaurants and cafés where you can relax after a stressful day's shopping or just take a break before plunging back into the melee.?Stuttgart offers a vibrant art and cultural scene – visit its parks, catch a musical or just relax in one of the many beautiful parks. The tow discount Motel One hotels offer a comfortable night's sleep at an excellent price and are the perfect base for exploring this fascinating city. We look forward to welcoming you!