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Welcome to Bayreuth


The largest town of Upper Franconia is grown historically as margravial residence and world-famous by the Richard Wagner festival, a modern economy, convention and university town on the way to the high tech center of the region today. Bayreuth's sights, his museums and his various cultural offer promise eventful days throughout the whole year.

Cultural variety

Bayreuth offers the probably most beautiful received baroque theater of Europe with the margravial opera house. It belongs to the UNESCO world cultural heritage since 2012. Charming castles, the historical park hermitage with her dreamy grottos and water games, the festival theater with his unique acoustics as well as a variety of interesting museums expect the visitor. Numerous music and theater festivals offer culture pleasure on the highest standard.
Leisure facilities of the top class

Bayreuth has leisure facilities of the top class at its disposal, so for example the Wohlfühl oasis Lohengrin thermal spring in an immediate neighborhood to the hermitage and to a 18 hole golf course. Neat hotels and inns load to relax and to forget the weekday. Franconian and international restaurants provide variety and palate joys.
Attractive surrounding countryside, best international connections

As a gate to the counter tele-mountains and to romantic Franconian Switzerland Bayreuth can well and fast be reached with the car over the Federal autobahns A 9 and A 70. Deutsche Lufthansa provides best international connections with schedule flight connections via Nuremberg. Deutsche Bahn connects Bayreuth the Saxony franc magistral with Nuremberg in hour time at. In addition, the town maintains an efficient regional airfield.
Information exhibition in the margravial opera house opened

The world heir information center in the margravial opera house Bayreuth is open. The opening hours are daily from April until September from 9-18 hours and from October until March from 10-16 hours. €Kulturelle variety
€Kultur ulna (reduces) groups/students.

Tourist Information

Opernstraße 22
95444 Bayreuth

Tel: 00 49 - 921 - 88 5 88 

Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (01.05. - 31.10.)

You may also contact us by fax or e-mail:
Fax: 00 49 - 921 - 88 5 755

We will be happy to send you our information brochures on request.

Town Hall Bayreuth

Neues Rathaus (New Town Hall)
Luitpoldplatz 13
Telephone: 09 21/25-17 06 or 25-17 07; Fax: 0921/25-1305

Rathaus II
Dr.-Franz-Straße 6
Telephone: 09 21/25-17 25; Fax: 0921/25-15 95

Bayreuth Marketing & Tourismus

Opernstraße 22
Telephone: 09 21/8 85-88; Fax: 09 21/8 85-55