Leisure tips

Bayreuth – cultural city between the Fichtel Mountains and Franconian Switzerland

With the Margravial Opera House, Bayreuth offers what is probably the most beautifully preserved Baroque theatre in Europe, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2012. Charming castles, the historic Hermitage Park with its dreamy caves and water features, the Festival Hall with its unique acoustics, and 25 interesting museums await visitors. Numerous music and theatre festivals offer cultural enjoyment at the highest level, not to mention the Wagner Festival. In addition, Bayreuth has top-class leisure facilities.

Trips & excursions

  • Cycling on the Bayreuth Cycle Ring or the connecting long-distance cycle routes (Main Cycle Route, Burgenstraße, cycle route of the Saxon-Bavarian City Network)
  • Hiking in the Fichtel Mountains and Franconian Switzerland
  • Relaxing and taking in experiences in the Röhrensee Park with animal park and inter-generational playground
  • Climbing park by Untreu Lake in Hof
  • Rafting on the Rodach
  • Fun and action in Muggendorf

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