Blühendes Barock

Stuttgart & the Black Forest

Appealing in summer is a fragrant stroll amid the herbs, rhododendrons and gushing fountains of the Blühendes Barock gardens. Admission includes entry to the Märchengarten.

Lonely Planet's must-see attractions

Nearby Stuttgart & the Black Forest attractions

1. Residenzschloss

0.05 MILES

Nicknamed the 'Swabian Versailles', the Residenzschloss is an extravagant 452-room baroque, rococo and Empire affair. The 90-minute chateau tours (in…

2. Marktplatz

0.21 MILES

Dominated by a twin-spired, powderpuff-pink church and rimmed by arcaded houses, Ludwigsburg's striking market square was laid out in the 18th century in…

3. Schloss Favorite

0.41 MILES

Sitting in parkland a five-minute walk north of the Residenzschloss is the petite baroque palace Schloss Favorite, built between 1717 and 1723 for Duke…

4. Max-Eyth-See

4.63 MILES

When temperatures soar, Stuttgarters head to Max-Eyth-See for pedalo fun on the lake and picnicking beside the Neckar River. Murky water rules out…

5. Porsche Museum

4.86 MILES

Like a pearly white spaceship preparing for lift-off, the barrier-free Porsche Museum is a car-lover's dream. Audioguides race you through the history of…

7. Weissenhof Estate

6.84 MILES

Architecture enthusiasts are thrilled by the recent opening of the Weissenhof Estate, following many years of restoration. Built in 1927 for the Deutscher…

8. Unterer Schlossgarten

7.55 MILES

The Unterer Schlossgarten is a ribbon of greenery rambling northeast to the Neckar River and the Rosensteinpark, home to the zoo.