Stuttgart, located in the southern part of Germany and a major city along the A8 - one of the busiest motorways on earth - is the home of well known car factories such as Mercedes and Porsche but also the place where famous writers, researchers and inventors (e.g. Gottlieb Daimler, he was one of the inventors of the car beside of Carl Benz) used to live and work. Going up to Vaihingen and continue to Herrenberg you will pass the "German Silicon Valley" with well known company names hosting their research facilities here.
There is lot of history to discover and things to do at Stuttgart. Founded by Liudolf, Duke of Swabia in the 13th century as a stud farm, Stuttgart has evolved to the capital of Wuerttemberg in the 14th century and has been the capital of the province ever since.
The main buildings in the city like the "New Schloss", which has been designed after Versailles, but had been destroyed in the Second World War and the "Old Schloss"are only few of the highlights in the city. Being a major university city it is home to students from all over the world.