10 BEST TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN STUTTGART

A picturesque medieval city situated in an idyllic forested valley.

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Stuttgart is an idyllic metropolitan area in southwestern Germany. The city straddles the Necker River where grape vineyards flourish upon its banks, providing the ingredients for a thriving wine trade. Besides wine, Stuttgart is also renowned for its prestigious engineering industry, home to the headquarters of luxury car manufacturers such as Mercedes-Benz and Porsche.

Situated in a picturesque forested valley, Stuttgart is the perfect place for a rejuvenating team-building retreat. The river and surrounding vineyards are alive with fun outdoor activities. Chartered boats cruise down the Necker River while local guides demonstrate Stuttgart’s impressive food and wine offerings. Towards the city centre, more contemporary team-building activities can be found such as laser tag, escape rooms, Segway tours and art workshops.

To help you find more ideas for your team-building retreat in Stuttgart, we’ve compiled some of our favourite Stuttgart team-building activities.

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Discover the Neckar Valley by charter boat

  • The versatile hosts can devise an event schedule according to your needs.
  • The boats are available for as long as you wish, availability permitting.
  • Choose from a diverse selection of charter boats, from rustic crafts to modern vessels.
  • Treat your team to a delicious feast comprised of high-quality local produce.
  • The boats are cleaned and well-maintained by the devoted staff.

Improve team skills with a creative art workshop

  • Choose from a variety of creative workshops including creativity training, design thinking, art thinking and art therapy concepts.
  • Strengthen fundamental team skills as your colleagues build stronger relationships with one another. 
  • The facility works closely with third parties to provide exclusive workshops with specialist hosts.
  • The average workshop duration is three and a half hours.
  • Hot and cold drinks are provided throughout the sessions.

Experience an immersive live escape room

  • Participants are divided into teams and attempt to solve difficult puzzles and challenges.
  • Teams have just 60 minutes to complete the challenges and escape the rooms.
  • Take your employees on an immersive team-building experience, designed to strengthen key skills including teamwork, communication and problem-solving.
  • Games can be simultaneously played in both German and English.
  • Each room has a theme with unique challenges, storylines and decorations.
  • The experienced staff are friendly, helpful, and extract the full potential of your team.

Taste the city highlights on a guided food tour

  • Enjoy the sounds, sights and tastes of the city as you embark on a spellbinding tour of Stuttgart.
  • Group sizes are limited to 16 people to ensure the guides can continue providing an intimate experience.
  • The local tour guides possess a wealth of knowledge of the city and its must-see attractions.
  • Discover the city’s medieval centre and stumble upon ancient Roman ruins on this diverse tour of history, heritage and cuisine.
  • The guides are prepared and willing to answer any questions you might have during the tour.
  • During this comprehensive three-hour tour. Participants have the opportunity to taste six delicious foods.

Race for the finish line at the go-kart track

  • Race against your colleagues through a challenging go-kart track.
  • The track is designed to optimise over-taking opportunities and challenge your driving skills.
  • The experienced staff provide an in-depth safety briefing before allowing drivers to race.
  • Engineers conduct daily quality control to ensure the safety and performance of the karts. 
  • The facility can cater for groups of up to 50 people.

Zap your colleagues in a game of laser tag

  • Experience the full laser-tag experience in this 1500-square-metre facility.
  • The 1000-square-metre play area can be adjusted depending on the number of players. 
  • Use the various decorations and barriers for protection against enemy fire.
  • All participants have access to the on-site lockers, safety deposit boxes, showers and toilets.
  • A maximum of 35 players can play during a single round.
  • Catering can be arranged for groups of 10 or more people.

Wizz through the city streets on a Segway

  • Embark on a unique city tour as you explore the city on a Segway.
  • Your journey takes you across the Stuttgart Cauldron, then leads to other famous sights including Castle Square, Feuersee and Stuttgart Planetarium.
  • The memories you make on this two-and-a-half-hour experience will stay with you for a lifetime.
  • The tour guides are extremely knowledgeable and have a great sense of humour.
  • All participants are provided with a full safety briefing before embarking on the tour.
  • The nimble Segways allow you to cover more ground than you would on a traditional walking tour.

Sing your heart out at the karaoke bar

  • The state-of-the-art karaoke systems off songs in a range of languages including English, German, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
  • The rooms are clean, comfortable and beautifully designed. 
  • Choose from a variety of room sizes designed for 5, 10 and 20 people.
  • Sing, laugh and socialise while sipping on a delicious cocktail.
  • Can’t find your favourite song on the system? Search Youtube instead.
  • Each room has a unique theme.

Improve your swing at the city-golf course

  • Choose from a variety of golf programmes designed to refine various golfing techniques.
  • Improve your accuracy at the driving range or refine your putt at the 18-hole mini-golf course.
  • The facility can cater for large group sizes of up to 450 people.
  • Professional golf instructors are on hand to help you improve your skills. 
  • Reward your team with an engaging and social activity.

Test your grip at the climbing gym

  • Provide your employees with a sporting highlight during their visit to Stuttgart.
  • Take on a series of carefully designed routes, catering to all levels.
  • The variety of routes keeps your experience versatile and challenging.
  • The climbing gym is equipped with 160 and 150 bouldering and climbing routes respectively, with six new routes added every week.
  • The facility is fully equipped with a lounge, bar and large shop.
  • Experienced staff are on-site to help you improve your climbing technique.

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