"Dinky..." Bayreuth by iaint
Bayreuth Travel Guide: 52 reviews and 158 photos
The north of Bavaria. Franconia. Wagner country. Not to be confused with Beirut.
I had a day trip to the town in September 11. It is a lovely, sleepy little place. It feels laid back and relaxing. It helped that the weather was sunny and pleasant.
I wouldn’t normally write a page about somewhere I hadn’t spent the night in, but this was quite specifically a tourist trip. Well, 50%. We visited a relative there too - Gisela served up coffee & cake in the late morning and then an excellent dinner (hence the dearth of restaurant tips).
Visits to the opera house and palaces - tips to follow.
The hard facts... It’s in northeast Bavaria, and is a town of 75,000 souls.
Wagner lived there from 1872 onwards, and it is where he enjoyed his greatest triumphs. The town hosts a famous annual Wagner music festival. Wagner was sponsored by the eccentric Bavarian king Ludwig II.
- Cons:I'm told the local accent isn't wonderful to the ear
- In a nutshell:take a trip!
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