travel42 Port Guide: Stuttgart

Stuttgart travel42 Port of Call Guide

Beautifully set between the Swabian mountains and the Black Forest on the Neckar River, Stuttgart, Germany, dates to AD 950, though there have been settlements in the area since prehistoric times. Today it is a large industrial center, and the metropolitan area is automobile manufacturers Daimler AG and Porche. The city has a port and an international airport.

As a side trip, try the lovely and friendly spa resort of Bad Urach in the mountains near Stuttgart—it is remarkably quiet in winter. S...

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