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Culture & Leisure

Summer fun in Stuttgart: Pools and adventure outdoors

Summer fun in Stuttgart: Pools and adventure outdoors

Enjoy the outdoors in Stuttgart this summer.

May 25, 2017 ×
France. Photo by Karl Weisel
U.S. Army Garrison Wiesbaden Public Affairs Office

Take a biking and camping holiday in southern France

Save a little money and explore the nooks and crannies of the country by combining a biking and camping holiday.

May 17, 2017 ×
Just minutes outside of the Schweinfurt city limits, farmland takes over and you’ll be at peace with your own spinning wheels, free from car traffic. Typical Bavarian villages like the one in the background crop up by the dozens along every bike path. In the town square of these villages, there is almost always a tourist information center that offers information and booking for local accommodation. Photo by Charles Stadtlander, USAG Schweinfurt Public Affairs.

Biking through Bavaria: A place for peacefully pedaling

A bike path is called a “Radweg” in German, and though you’ll carry a map with you, the paths are well-marked.

May 16, 2017 ×
“Little America” Ludwigsburg Museum

“Little America” Ludwigsburg Museum

The Ludwigsburg Museum presents insights as to how German-American relations in Ludwigsburg were shaped during five decades of U.S. Army presence.

May 12, 2017 ×
Mother’s Day or ‘Muttertag’ history in Germany

Mother’s Day or ‘Muttertag’ history in Germany

The second Sunday in May is dedicated to all mothers in the world.

May 12, 2017 ×
White asparagus or Spargel.

Asparagus Season in Germany ends June 24

Old farmers’ almanac rule: “Kirschen rot, Spargel tot” (when cherries are red, spargel is dead).

May 4, 2017 ×
May in Germany: Pranks, Maypoles, fests

May in Germany: Pranks, Maypoles, fests

This year, Father’s and Ascension Day are observed May 25.

April 28, 2017 ×
Fests Year-Round in Stuttgart: Things to do in 2017

Fests Year-Round in Stuttgart: Things to do in 2017

The Stuttgart region takes great pride in its annual fests and cultural outings. See event highlights to do through the year.

April 17, 2017 ×
History of Easter and colored eggs, German Customs

History of Easter and colored eggs, German Customs

The egg is one of the oldest and most universal symbols of rebirth and new life, a widely used token for spring, dating back nearly five thousand years.

April 14, 2017 ×
The annual Stuttgarter Frühlingsfest, or spring festival, typically runs from mid April through the second week of May at the Cannstatter Wasen fest grounds in Bad Cannstatt. The festival offers various rides such as wild water rafting, bumper cars, carousels, haunted houses, a Ferris wheel and roller coaster, as well as pony rides and merry-go-rounds for children.

Cheers to spring at ‘Stuttgarter Frühlingsfest’

Stuttgart’s annual “Frühlingsfest,” one of the largest spring fests in Europe, April 15 to May 7 at the Cannstatter Wasen fest grounds in Bad Cannstatt.

April 13, 2017 ×