The diverse natural beauty and prominent culture of the Baden-Württemberg region has secured it with the title of one of Germany’s most popular tourist destinations. Home to natural paradises such as the Black Forest and Lake Constance, the luscious landscapes and superlative spa towns induce millions of travellers to visit this remarkable region. Art and culture thrives in the capital city of Stuttgart with the primary creative outlet being drama; the region is home to a total of 110 theatres that regularly host enthralling performances.
The Stylish Seduction of Stuttgart
Stuttgart is a city that palpably pulsates creative culture and artistic expression; home to internationally revered galleries like the State Gallery and the Kunstmuseum, the city is dedicated to exhibiting masterpieces create by both brush and brick. The multi-faceted and modern metropolis also boasts the Mercedes Benz and Porsche Museums, guaranteed to entice motor enthusiasts, and the close proximity of vineyards to the city will delight lovers of fine wine.
Popularised by literary fans such as Goethe and Twain, the historic city of Heidelberg is renowned for its ridiculously romantic riverside and scenic surroundings. The crumbling Heidelberg Castle crowns the archaic city which unravels into charming bridges and authentic architecture. The Philosopher’s Walk, a path once taken by stiff collared scholars, takes visitors around the world with plant species, boasting Japanese mistletoe, Portuguese cherry trees and American cypresses.
The Majesty of Mainau Island
Anchored amidst the sparkling waters of Lake Constance, the magnificent Mainau Island is an awe inspiring eco-system in which bright flowers consistently bloom. The tiny island is smothered with medieval castles, Mediterranean architecture and kaleidoscopic plants that range from picturesque perennials to opulent orchids. The island allures visitors with its rich cultural festivals and the beautiful butterfly house, ranked as the largest in Germany.