The visitors find baroque horticulture from the Margrave times and modern garden architecture in Bayreuth. Numerous gardens and parks offer places to relax, to take walks and enjoy diversion for the entire family.

Das Paradies im Süden der Stadt © Ökologisch Botanischer Garten

Ecolo­gical-bota­nical garden

This one of a kind garden takes you on a botanical journey through the whole world in just a few hours!

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Schloss Fantaisie © Thomas Köhler

Palace Fantaisie

The palace Fantaisie built in 1761 to 1763 is the first horticulture museum. Exhibitions, display items, presentations and short films, show the history of horticulture vividly. Worth seeing is also the true to the original copy of the famous inlay cabinet of the...

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Hofgarten © Meike Kratzer

Park New Palace

The palace court park was originally only for the use of the court and its guests: open for public use only since 1790.

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Röhrensee © Stadtgartenamt Bayreuth


The zoo in the south of the city, is one of the most popular recreational areas of the population of Bayreuth. The lake exists since 1891 in its present form. The name goes back to the fact that wooden tubes, for the first water pipes in Bayreuth, were stored here.

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The Festival Park

Discover and relax on the Festival hill not only during the Richard Wagner Opera festival.

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Eremitage Orangerie

The Hermi­tage — Bayreuth’s most impres­sive park complex

At the doors of Bayreuth is the Eremitage, with historical parks from the 18th century and the old palace with fountains and water attractions and the orangery.

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Wilhelminenaue Gewässer


The Wilhelminenaue, former state garden show grounds, is freely accessible to the public since April 2017. The new park offers relaxation, for young and old to experience nature and it is a new habitat for rare plants and animals.

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Der Morgenländische Bau im Felsengarten Sanspareil Frontalansicht mit gelbem Blumenbeet


In 1749 margra­vine Wilhel­mine wrote: “here nature itself was the archi­tect” It was said, that the name of the rock garden came from an excla­ma­tion of a visitor: C‘est sans pareil! (This is unequaled)

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