Fancy a quick weekend getaway?
Bayreuth is an ideal destination for an interesting and relaxing weekend getaway.
The Richard Wagner Festival and the UNESCO World Heritage Margravial Opera House are the highlights of the city, but the city also knows how to impress beyond that. Discover how Bayreuth combines history and modernity and why the city is a top address for a city trip.
In addition to Richard Wagner’s Festspielhaus and the UNESCO World Heritage Margravial Opera House, Bayreuth offers you a unique mix of castles, parks and more.
Celebrate in style
There are events on Bayreuth’s stages all year round. Whether festivals, markets, exhibitions, sports or dance events, theater or opera. Chances are, you will be pleased.
With its picturesque pedestrian zone, Bayreuth is a popular excursion destination throughout Bavaria. Experience shopping up close and enjoy it stress-free.
Immerse yourself in Bayreuth’s world of enjoyment and its culinary past and present. Learn more about the traditions and taste all the Franconian specialties.
Recommendations for your weekend getaway in Bayreuth
Discover our numerous suggestions and insider tips for a short trip to the city of Wagner. Be inspired by our recommendations for a stopover or a two, three or four-day stay in Bayreuth.
Refreshments during walks, cycling and hiking tours
Walking in Bayreuth is hard to beat for variety. A multitude of parks and forests invite you to take a leisurely stroll and now nothing stands in the way of an ice cream sundae or two!
And when hiking and cycling through Bayreuth and the surrounding area, you will find a multitude of idyllic valleys, castles and mountains with outstanding beer gardens!
Enjoy the soothing nature in and around Bayreuth
At the doors of Bayreuth is the Hermitage, with historical parks from the 18th century and the old palace with fountains and water attractions and the orangery.
The new park Wilhelminenaue offers relaxation and sport possibilities, for younger as well as older visitors to experience nature and with rare plants and animals.
It was said, that the name of the rock garden came from an exclamation of a visitor: C‘est sans pareil! (This is unequaled). Enjoy the fantastic rock garden with and castle Zwernitz.
This one of a kind garden takes you on a botanical journey through the whole world in just a few hours! Experience around 12.000 species of plants in natural habitats on 16 hectares.
Our package deals for your weekend getaway
Save time and money! The Bayreuth Tourist Information will create a personalized offer for your stay in Bayreuth with:
- 1x overnight stay with breakfast
- 1x historical city tour
- 1x dinner
- 1x information material
Additional extensions can be requested as an option. We will then put together a personalized offer.