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Information for people with a handicap about Bayreuth New Palace and Court Garden

Picture: Bayreuth New Palace


Information for people with mobility impairment

Bayreuth New Palace


Separate step-free entrance to the right of the main entrance; opened by staff on request

  • Step-free access to all main areas via a lift (length: 140 cm, width: 100 cm)

  • Doorways at least 80 cm wide

  • Level, non-slip flooring

  • Seats available

  • Separate step-free access to the museum ‘Markgravine Wilhelmine’s Bayreuth’. Please ask at the cash desk.


Picture: Bayreuth Court Garden

Bayreuth Court Garden (paths)

  • Paths wheel friendly and without slopes

  • Most paths with tarred or gravel surfaces

  • Seats available

  • Bridge to ‘Große Insel’ (Large Island) has steps.


Disabled parking

Two disabled parking spaces: one in Ludwigstraße / Residenzplatz (opposite the main entrance) and one in Glasenappweg (small alley to the left of the palace)


Disabled toilets

On the upper floor of the New Palace and in the Court Garden near the orangery

Information for the visually impaired

  • No guidance system for the visually impaired available

  • No audio guide available

  • Regular guided tours in the ‘Italian Palace’

Information for the hearing impaired

  • No induction loop for hearing aids available

  • Written information available

Information: Anna Radtke und Thomas Tigges GbR (as of October 2018)

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