COVID-19: Visitors must wear at least a medical mask during the guided tour of the Italian Palace in the New Palace.
Otherwise, there is currently no obligation to wear a mask in our properties in Bayreuth. However, we recommend wearing an FFP2 mask or at least a medical mask.
In the Hermitage Old Palace only the grotto (with a demonstration of the waterworks), the inner courtyard and the Marble Hall can be visited (max. 25 people). The rooms of Margravine Wilhelmine and Margrave Friedrich are unfortunately not accessible at present.
We ask for your understanding for the restrictions.
In only two decades, Margravine Wilhelmine of Bayreuth, the legendary sister of Frederick the Great, together with her husband Margrave Friedrich, transformed Bayreuth into a residential seat of European standing.
Well-known buildings such as the , which was included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List in 2012, the Opera HouseNew Palace in the Bayreuth Rococo style and the Hermitage and Sanspareil parks still bear eloquent witness of their achievement.
Taking pictures of the outside of the palaces for private use does not require a permit. Photo and film shootings taken for further use as well as the flying of drones / multicopters are basically subject to approval and charges. Here you will find information on / permits. permits
Free Wi-Fi is available at "Residenzplatz", in the entrance area of the New Palace, and in parts of the adjacent Court Garden.
Dogs and other animals are not allowed in any of the buildings. We cannot offer supervision for animals brought along. Please keep dogs on a lead in the gardens and parks.