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Bayreuth is a town situated in northern Bavaria, Germany. It's nestled between the Franconian Jura mountains and the Fichtelgebirge mountains, with the Red Main River flowing through it. The town offers a mix of history and culture. Visitors can explore the UNESCO-listed Margravial Opera House, a stunning example of Baroque architecture. For music lovers, Bayreuth is especially famous for its annual Bayreuth Festival, dedicated to the works of German composer Richard Wagner.

If you enjoy spending time outdoors, the Hermitage Gardens located on the eastern outskirts of Bayreuth are a great place to relax and take in the scenery. The gardens feature the Old Palace and the Sun Temple, offering a glimpse into the town's history. The climate in Bayreuth is mild with adequate rainfall year-round so you can pack for comfortable temperatures.

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Airports near Bayreuth

Planning a trip to Bayreuth? Enjoy flexibility with our selection of 4 airports, which offer different routes and options when travelling to Bayreuth.

Nuremberg Airport

Located approximately 75 kilometres southeast of Bayreuth, Nuremberg Airport is the closest international airport. It offers a wide range of domestic and international flights, making it a convenient option for travellers visiting Bayreuth.


Munich Airport

Situated around 200 kilometres south of Bayreuth, Munich Airport is another major international airport in the region. It is well-connected to various destinations worldwide and offers numerous flight options. Although it is a bit further away, it can still be reached by driving or taking a connecting flight.


Frankfurt Airport

While Frankfurt Airport is not as close as the previous two options, it is one of the busiest airports in Europe and offers a vast selection of international flights. It is located approximately 300 kilometres northwest of Bayreuth, so travellers may need to take a connecting flight or arrange for ground transportation.


Stuttgart Airport

Situated around 250 kilometres southwest of Bayreuth, Stuttgart Airport is another regional airport that offers both domestic and international flights. It may require a longer drive or a connecting flight, but it can be a viable option for travellers depending on their preferences and flight availability.

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Things to do in Bayreuth

Discovering the many attractions of Bayreuth can be quite a task, so we've narrowed down our top 3:

Margravial Opera House

This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a stunning example of Baroque architecture. Built in the 18th century, it's known for its elaborate stage design and excellent acoustics. Even if you don't catch a performance, the house itself is worth a visit.

Hermitage (Eremitage)

This sprawling complex on the outskirts of Bayreuth is a great place to spend a day. It includes the Old Palace (Altes Schloss), a beautiful rococo structure surrounded by gardens, and the New Palace (Neues Schloss), a grand margravial residence with impressive interiors. The gardens are a delight to explore, with walking paths, water features, and stunning views of the surrounding countryside.

Richard Wagner Museum

For opera fans, the Richard Wagner Museum is a must-see. Housed in the composer's former residence, the museum tells the story of Wagner's life and work. You'll see exhibits on his operas, his stage designs, and his personal belongings.