Moving to Stuttgart

Wel­come to a rapid­ly-grow­ing resource for peo­ple moving to Stuttgart, Ger­many. Whether you will be here for just a cou­ple of months or for the long haul, you’re sure to have a lot of ques­tions. We are steadi­ly adding pages to make your tran­si­tion a more well-informed expe­ri­ence.

Stuttgart Sights & Recreation
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Sights & Recreation

Stuttgart is a city that offers a wide vari­ety of inter­est­ing sights and activ­i­ties. Get some ideas from our grow­ing selec­tion of places to check out while you’re liv­ing in Stuttgart.
Stuttgart Public Transportation
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Public Transportation

Pub­lic urban trans­porta­tion ser­vice in and around Stuttgart includes VVS bus­es, U-Bahn & S-Bahn. Learn more about the sys­tem and how to buy tick­ets.
grocery shopping fresh produce
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Shopping in Stuttgart

Stuttgart is a mod­ern city with a full range of shop­ping options. In this arti­cle we’ll point you to some key shop­ping areas and offer a few tips regard­ing shop­ping in this area.
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Waste Sorting & Recycling

Ger­many is known for its strict rules for waste sort­ing and recy­cling. The sys­tem is so com­pli­cat­ed that some­times even Ger­mans are not sure what to do with cer­tain things.
Stuttgart Videos
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Stuttgart Videos

Many peo­ple under­es­ti­mate Stuttgart, because they know lit­tle about our city. Here you can watch a few videos about Stuttgart which will show you how won­der­ful the met­ro­pol­i­tan area and the sur­round­ings are.
vineyard winery
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Vineyards & Wineries

Stuttgart’s 17.5 hectares of vine­yards and many award-win­ning winer­ies are per­fect for explorato­ry hikes, guid­ed tours and tast­ing events.
Emergency Services in Stuttgart
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Emergency Services

Here’s a quick guide to emer­gency ser­vices here in Stuttgart. The most impor­tant num­bers are 112 for an ambu­lance or the fire brigade and 110 for the police.
Taxi Services in Stuttgart
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Taxi Services

Order­ing a taxi in Stuttgart is easy when you use one of these num­bers or apps. We don’t have Uber or oth­er sim­i­lar ride-shar­ing ser­vices here.
US Military & Government
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US Military & Government

Whether you’re a fam­i­ly PCS­ing to Stuttgart, a gov­ern­ment employ­ee on assign­ment, or a con­trac­tor over for a project, there are lots of new things to fig­ure out.
international phone calls explained
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International Calling

If you’ve nev­er lived abroad, deal­ing with phone num­bers from mul­ti­ple coun­tries at once can be very con­fus­ing. Here’s a primer to make things eas­i­er for you!
VPN Services
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VPN Services

A VPN, or vir­tu­al pri­vate net­work, can allow peo­ple from abroad liv­ing in Ger­many to access stream­ing media like they’re at home. Check out our rec­om­men­da­tion.
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Movies in English

Liv­ing in Stuttgart doesn’t have to mean miss­ing out on the best new block­buster films! There are a vari­ety of places where you can enjoy that delight­ful move-going expe­ri­ence.
Lichterfest
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Lichterfest – Festival of Lights

The Lichter­fest offers a spec­tac­u­lar light show, mag­i­cal for­est, children’s pro­gram, and live music in the park around the Killes­berg Tow­er. The event cul­mi­nates in a fire­works show set to music.
Stuttgart Airport
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Stuttgart Airport

Stuttgart has its own inter­na­tion­al air­port. It is easy to get to by pub­lic trans­porta­tion, you can book park­ing or a rental car online, plus there’s a gro­cery store that is open on Sun­day.
Stuttgart Food Ordering
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Food Ordering

Order­ing food in Stuttgart is as easy as going online! There’s no need for back-and-forth on phone calls when you use the num­ber one com­pa­ny in Ger­many: Lieferan­do.
Stuttgart Sport Teams
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Stuttgart Sport Teams

Stuttgart was named the Euro­pean cap­i­tal of sport in 2007. The most pop­u­lar sport is cer­tain­ly soc­cer, but there’s also foot­ball, bas­ket­ball, hock­ey, hand­ball, and base­ball & soft­ball.
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Furnished Apartments in Stuttgart

We are Executive Suites Stuttgart (ESS), the pre­mi­um provider of fur­nished apart­ments in and around Stuttgart. We believe in mak­ing things as easy as pos­si­ble for your tran­si­tion.
Solitude Palace
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Sights in & around Stuttgart

Here’s a small selec­tion of places to vis­it in Stuttgart and the sur­round­ing areas. All sights include a link to the web­site and a link to Google Maps.
Tübingen
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Towns around Stuttgart

There are so many beau­ti­ful towns in the South­west of Ger­many which you can eas­i­ly reach from Stuttgart. Here are a few places that are def­i­nite­ly worth a vis­it.
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
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Museums in Stuttgart

Learn about Stuttgart’s wide vari­ety of muse­ums, includ­ing the usu­al art, his­to­ry, and sci­ence as well as muse­ums on cars, wine, choco­late, and even pigs.