Festival and University City in Northern Bavaria.

Historically Bayreuth has grown as a margrave’s residence and has become world famous through the Richard Wagner Festival. It is the largest city in Upper Franconia. A progressive economic, congress and university town, which is on its way to becoming a high-tech centre of the region.

Bayreuth has the Margrave’s Opera House, the most beautiful preserved baroque theatre in Europe. It has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012. Charming castles, the historic Hermitage Park from the Margrave’s era with dreamy grottos and fountains, the Festspielhaus with its unique acoustics make Bayreuth worth seeing.