Bayreuth’s High­lights

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.


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Festspielhaus Bayreuth im Sonnenuntergang

About Bayreuth

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.

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Opening hours:
Monday – Friday:
10:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 16:00