Due to maintenance work, restrictions on visiting the Opera House are to be expected from 18 to 22 September. The stage and the historically recreated scenery will not be visible. The Iron Curtain may be closed.
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.
Spectacular aerial views and impressive interior views give you exclusive insights behind the palace walls and a great view of otherwise hidden details. The magnificent gardens also come into their own here in a special way.
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.