Wagner fans take note!
Get close, feel the history
Only for maestros! Breathe
in the scent of German art and music history. Two renowned cult sites
for fans of the great composers are both within walking distance of
our hotel - Villa Wahnfried and the Liszt Museum.
Relax with the margraves
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Spend a night in one of
our generously appointed rooms or suites. The modern, convenient
layout with comfortable beds, luxurious bathroom, free WLAN internet
and Sky Sports provide complete relaxation for all the sense during
Grüss Gott - Welcome!
The taste of Franconia
Look forward to dining in
our authentically refurbished restaurant, where original Bayreuth
beer was brewed for over 135 years until only a few years ago.
This is where our kitchen team serve specialities of Franconian cuisine, accompanied, of course, by wines from the region. Lovers of great beer fans can choose between various original Bayreuth beer specialities.
Up on the “Green Hill”
There is no other musical
theatre in Germany which hosts performances on so few days - from the
25th of July to the 28th of August every year - yet is of such great
It was Richard Wagner’s initiative which led to the construction of a “Theatrical Festival” between 1872 and 1875 which is now a major attraction for visitors from all over the world.
one of the few remaining intact theatre buildings from the 18th
century, the opera house, which also acted as the backdrop for the
film “Farinelli”, has been a UNESCO world heritage site since
The magnificent interior, which is an artistic memorial created by the Margrave Friedrich and his wife Wilhelmine, is still impressive today.
like the New Castle, the Eremitage park bears the design hallmarks of
Margavine Wilhelmine of Bayreuth. The patron of the arts had the Old
Castle’s original garden extended to include groves, avenues and
The parks developed their current landscape character during the Romantic period. This gave rise to a gem which combines nature and history to form a unique canvas.
in the shadow of his even more illustrious son-in-law Richard Wagner,
the musical heritage of Bayreuth would not be complete without Franz
Located beside the Villa Wahnfried, the Franz Liszt Museum today houses pictures, letters and personal items as a memorial to the much-travelled composer, who died here in 1886.
At home with the Wagner family
Much has been written about Richard Wagner, some of it mysterious. If you want to form your own impression of the man and the composer, Villa Wahnfried can offer a deep insight. On the ground floor of the former Wagner family home, there is a permanent exhibition with original exhibits, and special temporary exhibitions on the second floor complete the picture of Wagner.
Cellar under Bayreuth
down into Bayreuth’s cool underworld! The master brewers of
Bayreuth have been maturing their beer in barrels for over a hundred
years here, where ores have been mined since the 16th century.
On a beer tour through the catacombs of the AKTIEN brewery, you will pick up a lot of fascinating details from the history of the town and the brewery.