Places of interest
Here you can find all the most important places of interest in Bayreuth.
Discover the culinary side of Bayreuth.
Downtown Bayreuth is a stage for shopping and strolling.
Enjoy a wide selection of accomodations with Franconian charm.
Varied stages of Bayreuth present a colorful bouquet of musical festivals.
The Margravial Opera House of Bayreuth is on the list of the UNESCO World heritage since 2012. It was built in the 18th century under the reign and guidance of margravine Wilhelmine. The Margravial Opera House was put on the list of the top 100 attractions in Germany for the first time in 2014.
The Prussian princess and favored sister of Friedrich the great, made Bayreuth, being the seat of royal power, a famous cultural capital.
The Margravial Opera House is one of the most beautiful theaters in Europe. It was reopened in April 2018.
To complement the Margravial Opera House, a new museum with a World Heritage Information Centre opens in April 2023 in the building next door.
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Gardens and Parks
The visitors find baroque horticulture from the Margrave times and modern garden architecture
Find out more about Bayreuth’s historical treasures.
Festival Opera House
One of the largest opera houses in the world.
Visit our guided theme tours and dive into the historic world of Bayreuth.
Current Blog Posts
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In this weeks programme Ed discovers Franconia in Northern Bavaria - among other things Bayreuth with its cultural highlights.
Margravial Opera House: Definitely worth a visitVerfasst am
Here's why you should in any case pay a visit to the Margravial Opera House: World Heritage and Museum in Bayreuth.
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Listen to the inspiring podcast episode 'Fantastic Franconia - Wurzburg, Bayreuth & Nuremberg''.
Bayreuth is one of the most beautiful cities in Bavaria. Charming palaces, historical parks, the Eremitage with its interesting grottos and water games, the Festspielhaus with its one of a kind accustic, as well as a choice of museums await the visitor in Bayreuth. Numerous music and theater festivals bring cultural enjoyment of the highest level all year round. Visitors may relax in leasure facilities or wellness oasis such as the Lohengrin Therme or swimming pools or in the surrounding nature.
Bayreuth is seen as the gate to the Fichtelgebirge and to the romantic Franconian Switzerland. It is quickly and easily reached by car by the Autobahn A9 and A70.
Different airlines provide the best international connection through Nürnberg airport. The German train system connects Bayreuth and Nürnberg. Traditional as well as modern hotels and guest houses invite the visitor to get to know Franconian culture better.Discover our package deals