Main information:

Information for visitors on opening hours and private tours

Opening hours

 

Picture: Bayreuth New Palace

Public holidays: All buildings are closed on 1 January, Shrove Tuesday and 24, 25 and 31 December.

Bayreuth New Palace and Court Garden
Ludwigstr. 21, 95444 Bayreuth

April-September: daily 9 am-6 pm
October-March: daily 10 am-4 pm

In the New Palace visitors can go around on their own. There are guided tours (in German) of the Italian Palace every half-hour.
last guided tour: April-September: 5.15 pm
1.-15. October: 3.15 pm

The Court Garden is open all year round.

 

 

Picture: Margravial Opera House Bayreuth

Margravial Opera House Bayreuth
Opernstr. 14, 95444 Bayreuth

April-September: daily 9 am-6 pm
October-March: daily 10 am-4 pm
(last entry 45 mins before closing time)

Please note that the opera house may be closed temporarily due to event rehearsals. All closing times you will find here.

There is a short introductory film at fixed times (every 45 minutes). Visitors are able to look round the opera house on their own afterwards until the next film.

 

 

Picture: Hermitage New Palace, Temple of the Sun

Hermitage and Court Garden
Eremitage 4, 95448 Bayreuth

Hermitage Old Palace:
April-September: daily 9 am-6 pm
1-15 October: daily 10 am-4 pm
16 October-March: closed

There are guided tours (in German) of the Old Palace every 45 minutes.

Last guided tour: April-September: 5.15 pm
1.-15. October: 3.15 pm

The Court Garden is open all year round.

Waterworks from May to mid-October every hour:
Bassin at the New Palace 10-18 Uhr
Lower Grotto 10.15-17.15 Uhr

 

 

Picture: Beech tree in the inner courtyard of the Oriental Building

Sanspareil Rock Garden / Oriental Building / Zwernitz Castle
Sanspareil 34 and Sanspareil 29 (Zwernitz Castle)
96197 Wonsees

Oriental Building and Zwernitz Castle:
April-September: 9 am-6 pm
1-15 October: 10 am-4 pm
closed Mondays
16 October-March: closed

There are guided tours (in German; ca. 30mins) of the Oriental Building at Sanspareil every 45 minutes.
last guided tour: April-September: 5.15 pm
1.-15. October: 3.15 pm

The Rock Garden is open all year round.

 

Fantaisie Palace
(opening times on www.gartenkunst.museum.de)

 

Private tours

It is possible to book private tours for groups, also of the court gardens. Please contact our administrative office at Bayreuth (Schloss- und Gartenverwaltung Bayreuth-Eremitage).

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