Moving to StuttgartIlona A. Keilich
Moving to Stuttgart: city profile, where to live, Stuttgart for expatriates.
It is one of the greenest cities in Europe, surrounded by vineyards and forests, numerous parks and green areas invite you to linger. The city is located in the valley and on surrounding hills offering spectacular views over the city.
Stuttgart also offers a rich culture program with the world famous Stuttgart Ballet, the State Opera, the National Gallery and Museum of Art, numerous theatres, concerts and museums. There are many concerts, festivals and celebrations that shape life in the city.
Stuttgart is one of the most family friendly cities in Germany. It is not only thanks to a great infrastructure and various activities for families, but also due to political approach. Families with three and more children are entitled to a Family Card, which give discounts on cultural activities, kindergarten and nurseries to name a few.
Stuttgart Districts – Where to live
Stuttgart has 23 city districts in total. Each one has its own charm and character: ranging from metropolitan to rural. Many Stuttgart residents have a strong affinity with their city district.
It‘s one of the inner districts of Stuttgart. It belongs to one of poshest & expensive area of the city, offering fantastic quality of residential properties with many turn-of-the-century houses. It is very quiet though close the downtown area. One of the most beautiful parks Killesberg with a tourist attraction of a steam mini train passing through the park is located here.
Thanks to its location at the hills it provides fantastic views over the city valley with its vineyards.
The largest of the inner city districts has many faces and is one of the most densely populated residential areas in Germany. This coherent area with buildings from the Wilhelminian time (West Germany) offers a wide range of specialist shops, gastronomy and cultural activities contributing to the special identity of the West.
This attractive districts draws on its quiet though close to downtown location. Frauenkopf belongs to one the most attractive residential areas in Stuttgart mainly due to its panoramic views thanks to the hillside location overlooking the city.
Lively & vibrant districts preferred by young people offers a mix of newly built high quality apartments & ancient buildings. Especially the Heusteigviertel is one of the beloved areas amongst young Stuttgarters.
Is home to the famous TV tower of Stuttgart as well as many villas and quiet residential areas. It is a preferred location amongst expatriate community thanks to its proximity to the International School. It is close to forests and vast sports area with tennis, field hockey, ice hockey and climbing center.