Travelling Germany this year in August? So what’s more there in Germany in August apart from landscapes? Festivals and carnivals are the good way to understand the local culture. Find out what August festivals and events take place in Germany in August 2012; from music festivals to wine fairs, here is what’s happening during your Germany travels in summer.
1. Richard Wagner Festival in Bayreuth
With this annual musical festival, the Bavarian town of Bayreuth pays tribute to the 19th-century German composer Richard Wagner. The world’s largest Wagner Festival has been sold out since 1876, and Wagner fans get their tickets years in advance to enjoy some of the composer’s best operas, from The Ring Cycle, to Parsifal.
When: July 25 – August 28, 2012
Where: Festspielhaus, Bayreuth