Stuttgart hosts four 1st round games, a second
round match and the third place play-off in the Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion - the home of VfB Stuttgart.
World Cup Schedule.
Stuttgart Accommodation, Stuttgart Stadium, Stuttgart
The Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion
lies at the heart of the 55-hectare Cannstatter Wasen sports complex in Stuttgart. The
most eye-catching feature of the stadium is the spectacular steel-cable truss construction
of the membrane roof which protects every seat from the elements.
Formerly known as the Neckar Stadium, the Gottlieb Daimler Stadium is
owned and run by the City
of Stuttgart. The arena will host a total of six matches in the 2006 World Cup
Finals and has undergone further modernisation for the event. Seating capacity is 54,000,
although 57,000 fans can get in to the stadium when standing areas are included.
Stuttgart Gottlieb-Daimler Stadion © 1800-worldcup.com
Tuesday, 13th June
France vs Switzerland
Friday, 16th June
Holland vs Côte
Monday, 19th June
Spain vs Tunisia (3:1)
Thursday, 22nd June
Croatia vs Australia
Sunday, 25th June
England vs Ecuador (1:0)
Saturday, 8th July
Germany vs Portugal
Getting to the Stadium:
The Gottlieb Daimler Stadium is located north-east of Stuttgart city
centre, at Bad Cannstatt.
From Munich, Augsburg, Ulm (A8)
Turn off towards Esslingen/Stuttgart at the Wendlingen intersection. Then take the B10
towards Bad Cannstatt.
From Singen (A81), Karlsruhe (A8)
Turn off towards Stuttgart-Zentrum at the motorway intersection. Follow the B14 towards
From Frankfurt, Heilbronn (A81)
Take the Zuffenhausen exit and follow the B10 towards Bad Cannstatt.
From Aalen, Schwäbisch Gmünd, Waiblingen
Take the B14 towards Stuttgart as far as the Bad Cannstatt/Gottlieb Daimler Stadium exit.
There are 12,000 parking spaces at Stuttgart's Gottlieb Daimler
Stadium although you might prefer to use public transport, especially as it's free if you
have a match ticket.
Transportation in Stuttgart: (Maps)
The S1 and U11 go to Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadium from Central Station or Rotebühlplatz.
Distances From Stuttgart (By Train)
Berlin: 5hrs 25mins.
Dortmund: 3hrs 30mins.
Frankfurt: 1hr 20mins.
Gelsenkirchen: 3hrs 30mins (via
Hamburg: 5hrs 10mins.
Hannover: 3hrs 50mins.
Kaiserslautern: 1hr 30mins (via
Köln: 2hrs 15mins.
Leipzig: 5hrs 10mins (via Frankfurt).
München: 2hrs 15mins.
Nürnberg: 2hrs 15mins.
Flying Between Matches:
fly from Stuttgart to Berlin and Munich.
Flughafen Stuttgart is south-east of the city, close to where the A8 meets the B27. The
S-Bahn (S2 or S3) connects the airport with Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof (central station).
Be sure of getting a room in Stuttgart during the World Cup Finals by booking online
before you go.
Stuttgart, Germany's sixth largest city, is the state capital of
Originally established as Stutengarten (a stud farm) in the 10th
century, Stuttgart became a city in the 13th century.
If you're based in Stuttgart for a few days you might want to explore some of the quaint
towns and villages in the area.
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Built in the AD 950 as a moated castle, to protect the stud farm, the Old Palace became
the official seat of the counts and dukes of Württemberg in the 14th century. The moat
was filled in during the 19th century and the castle now houses the Württembergisches
Landesmuseum (Württemberg State Museum).
Benz Museum: (Mercedesstrasse 137/1)
In addition to the Mercedes-Benz Museum, located near the Gottlieb-Daimler-Stadium, there
are further sights to commemorate the inventors of the motor vehicle Karl Benz and
Museum, located at 42 Porschestrasse (in the Zuffenhausen district of Stuttgart) is
much smaller than the Mercedes Museum.
Located in the heart of Stuttgart, the Neues Schloss was built between 1746 and 1807 and
served as a residence and representative palace of the Württemberg dukes and kings.
View beautiful panorama images of Stuttgart.
Things To Do In Stuttgart:
Boat Trips on the
Board just opposite the 'Wilhelma' in Stuttgart-Bad Cannstatt for a cruise on the River
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