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Bayreuth Travel Guide: 52 reviews and 158 photos


Bayreuth........and probably most well known because of the yearly Robert Wagner Festival in July/August.

Bayreuth, I thought to be very nice.

Wide street's, pedestrian street's, lot's of lovely 18th century building's, beautiful Schloss's, a magnificent Opera House, and plenty of Parks and garden's, lot's of beaut fountain's, and a wealth of impressive baroque and rococo architecture.

The Tourist Information office is located at Luitpoldplatz 9, between the city center and the train station.

OPEN....Monday - Friday...9AM-6PM & Saturday.. 9:30AM-1PM
Sundays 10 -2pm [May - October]
A two-hour city tour (in German) daily at 10:30AM (only Saturdays from Nov-Apr) for 5.50 €.

For visiting the sights and taking the buses, they offer the Bayreuth Card, which provides three days of free bus travel, the city tour, and entry to 9 different museums for 11.5 euro's, so pay them a visit if you are staying for a full day or more!

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  • In a nutshell:Beautiful building's and garden's in Bayreuth!
  • Last visit to Bayreuth: Jun 2011
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • IreneMcKay's Profile Photo
    May 30, 2014 at 3:45 AM

    This looks like a lovely place to visit. All the best, Irene

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Jun 7, 2013 at 3:56 PM

    I’m glad you had such nice weather for your visit to Bayreuth. I was there once for a short visit, but the weather was awful. Bayreuth has two opera houses, and I am sorry to say that I have never seen a performance at either one.

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Jun 9, 2013 at 1:08 AM

      I am sure you will get there one day! It must be wonderful to see an Opera in a beautiful Opera house like the one in my photo. We have been lucky with weather in Germany when ever we have visited.

  • alancollins's Profile Photo
    Aug 6, 2012 at 12:55 PM

    Hi Dee, my brother in law is always saying we should visit Bayreuth as he loves Wagner's operas. Alan

  • Maryimelda's Profile Photo
    Aug 3, 2012 at 12:27 AM

    I must talk to you about Bayreuth. I have it as a maybe on my list. Love the Opera House and lucky you to be the only ones there.


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