Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Bayreuth

Take a holiday to Bayreuth and enjoy the area's museums, festivals and opera. Renowned for its gardens, local tours and theatres, this city welcomes all visitors. Richard Wagner Museum, Margrave's Opera House and Bayreuth Festival Theater are a few of the top cultural sights. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Bayreuth

Are you searching for attractions to see in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that Bayreuth has to offer. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tierpark Rohrensee (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Ochsenkopf South Chairlift (11.2 mi / 18.1 km)
  • Wildpark Waldhaus Mehlmeisel (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Bayreuth

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bayreuth is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hofgarten (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Tierpark Rohrensee (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
  • Ecological Botanical Garden (0.9 mi / 1.4 km)
  • Fantaisie Palace (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Wildpark Waldhaus Mehlmeisel (11.5 mi / 18.5 km)
  • Ochsenkopf (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Bayreuth

Fly into Hof (HOQ-Hof-Plauen), the closest airport, located 27.1 mi (43.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Nuremberg (NUE-Nuremberg Airport), which is 38.1 mi (61.2 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Bayreuth Central Station, Bayreuth-St Georgen Station and Laineck Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Bayreuth?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 271 holiday lettings around Bayreuth. From 173 flats & apartments to 67 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a village property in Bayreuth?

Sometimes you just need to stop and sniff the roses. Dial back to a slower pace of life and get cosy in a picturesque local village. HomeAway offers 53 village getaway rentals here. Of course, that might not be your style. Fortunately, HomeAway has a selection of other options, including:

  • 49 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 17 mountainside holiday accommodation options.
  • 11 town holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent an apartment in Bayreuth?

If you want to discover how the locals live, slide open the curtains and soak up this destination from the comfort and convenience of your very own apartment. You'll be able to take your pick from 125 different options with the help of HomeAway. If you get in quickly, you could spend as little as £33 a night. If that doesn't fit with your crew's style, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • House: 57 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £36 per night.
  • Hotel: 12 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.
  • Cottage: 3 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £42 per night.

Can I stay in Bayreuth in a large group?

Getaways with your loved ones can be so much fun, particularly when you're under the same roof in an awesome new place! If you're visiting with a large group, HomeAway can help. Why not check out the 24 apartment holiday rentals available here? They're the leading choice for large groups of visitors. In this area, rental properties that can house large groups of guests include:

  • If yours is a party of 5, we offer 41 holiday rentals just right for that size. Stay a night for as little as £38.
  • Looking for a rental property for 6 people? We have 18 that will be ideal. Prices start from £39 per night.
  • Seeking rentals suitable for 9 people? You'll be glad to discover we have 10 that will fit the bill. You can bag one for as little as £105 a night.

You and your posse will be well catered to when you book your Bayreuth holiday with us!