Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Bayreuth

Take a vacation to Bayreuth and enjoy the area's museums, festivals and opera. Renowned for its gardens, local tours and theaters, 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 vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation 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 vacation 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 center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Bayreuth

Fly into Hof (HOQ-Hof-Plauen), the closest airport, located 27.1 mi (43.7 km) from the city center. 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 traveling by train, Bayreuth Central Station, Bayreuth-St Georgen Station and Laineck Station are the main stations that serve the city.

Where to stay around Bayreuth, DE?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 194 vacation rentals near Bayreuth. From 126 Condos/Apartments to 57 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bayreuth for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Bayreuth?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bayreuth. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bayreuth Festival Theater: 286 vacation rentals
  • Hofgarten: 325 vacation rentals
  • University of Bayreuth: 334 vacation rentals
  • Margrave's Opera House: 292 vacation rentals
  • Wilhelm-Leuschner-Memorial: 334 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bayreuth listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Bayreuth?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 126 Condos/Apartments in Bayreuth. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bayreuth include:

  • Houses: 57 rentals available
  • Cottages: 3 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 3 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bayreuth?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 16 vacation rentals with pool available in Bayreuth. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.