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Bayreuth (pronounced by-ROYT), 40 mi/65 km northeast of Nuremberg, is in many people's minds synonymous with the composer Richard Wagner. Every year, beginning in late July, this historic town hosts the Bayreuth Festival, during which a selection of the composer's operas are performed in the spectacular Bayreuth Festival Hall. Reservations (in writing only) should be made well in advance; it usually takes years to get a ticket, which are allocated by lottery.

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