Explore the avant-garde

Tillmann Franzen, tillmannfranzen.com © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2018;
School of Design Ulm (1950–55), architect: Max Bill


3 days


Stuttgart, Ulm und Karlsruhe

travel type

on foot, Rail, Bus, Bike, Car


The modern metropolis reimagined: experience the state capital Stuttgart and its famous Weissenhof estate with the museum in the Le Corbusier house. From here we continue to Ulm, where you can look forward to two examples of modern university architecture with the university and the HfG. In Karlsruhe, take in the Dammerstock housing estate, an impressive example of Walter Gropius' ribbon constructions (Zeilenbauweise). The route can be rounded off in culinary fashion with a visit to the Kreutzenberger winery in Kindenheim.




The tour


The modern metropolis reconceived

•    Travel to Stuttgart
•    Guided walking tour of the Weissenhof Estate with visit to the Weissenhofmuseum im Haus Le Corbusier
•    Afternoon visit to the collection and the special exhibition at Staatsgalerie Stuttgart
•    Overnight stay in Stuttgart


Visiting the School of Design

•   Morning: travel to the former Hochschule für Gestaltung in Ulm
•   Tour of the academy with visit to an exhibition of the HfG archive
•   Walking tour of the medieval old town with its familiar fishermen’s quarter
•   Return trip to Stuttgart
•   Evening: optional visit to a music or theatre performance
•   Overnight stay in Stuttgart


Forward-thinking housing

•  After breakfast: travel to Karlsruhe
•  Guided walking tour of the Dammerstock Estate
•  Afternoon visit to the ZKM Center for Art and Media or the Kunsthalle Karlsruhe
•  Return travel


The tour recommendation outlined here cannot be booked as an package via the Bauhaus Cooperation Berlin Dessau Weimar or the state tourism agencies.
If you are interested in booking a group trip, you can send your request by e-mail to Project 2508: touristikservice@bauhaus100.de.


If you wish to visit one of the federal states, you can obtain further information and advice from the state tourism agencies.

Contact and service

Tourismus Marketing GmbH Baden-Württemberg
Esslinger Straße 8
70182 Stuttgart
+49 (0)711 238 58 0