Best Spa Towns in Europe
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Best Spa Towns in Europe
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The International Spa Association defines a spa as being "places devoted to overall well-being through a variety of professional services that encourage the renewal of mind, body and spirit." ..some of the best spa towns in Europe are in fact the best spa towns on earth.
Bad Reichenhall (Bad Reichenhall vacation rentals | Bad Reichenhall travel guide), Germany: Majestic
Poised in the middle of rolling hills and majestic Alpine mountains, this spa is famous for the inclusion of natural salts in its many therapeutic remedies. The mild climate and sparkling scenery will soothe a soul straight into bliss.
Bad Kissingen (Bad Kissingen vacation rentals | Bad Kissingen travel guide), Germany: Strength
With focus on health and beauty, but maintaining a festive, Meditteranian flair, this gem of Germany beckons from the Bavarian Alps with dozens of mineral spring and mud classic spa treatment centers. Add cycling, walking, palace and park tours and this European classic simply has it all.
Wiesbaden (Wiesbaden vacation rentals | Wiesbaden travel guide), Germany: Recovery
Way back in the 1800's, this German spa introduced an orthopedic recovery therapy and folks have been flocking there ever since. Centered around 26 hot springs and rumored to be built on top of extinct volcanoes, Wiesbaden is unquestionably one of the most thoroughly enjoyable and professional spas in Europe.
Titisee-Neustadt (Titisee-Neustadt vacation rentals | Titisee-Neustadt travel guide), Germany: PLAYFUL
Rustic yet comfortable, this village is famous for its sport enthusiasm as well as crystal clear lakes. It boasts a museum for clocks, but makes time easy to forget about with its cozy cabins or sprawling luxury flats.
Montecatini, Italy: Famously Indulgent
This spa was built atop a sprawling hill around nine individual spas, and actually looks like a fortress or castle. Centuries old and nearly decadent in its luxury, Montecatini has welcomed royalty and celebrity alike, including the likes of Puccini and Verdi.
Bath, United Kingdom: CHARISMATIC
Bath holds fast to old world charm and boasts having welcomed Jane Austin as a resident for the writing of some of her most famous works. It's a cozy spa town that packs a lot of charm. Of herself Ms Austin said “I always deserve the best treatment because I never put up with any other.” the fact that she took up residence in Bath speaks volumes about this magnificent..
And the winner is …
Baden Baden (Baden Baden vacation rentals | Baden Baden travel guide), Germany! For over a century, vacationers and luxury-seeking travelers have enjoyed the superior wellness centers and thermal spas of this quaint and welcoming TOWN nestled at the foothills of the Black Forest. With some of the world's most opulent hotels, Baden Baden can be thoroughly enjoyed in classic style or a favorite pair of blue jeans. With views to steal your breathe, charming population that will steal your heart and cuisine unmatched anywhere, Baden Baden separates itself from the best spa towns in Europe and stands alone as….
Whatever the occasion, from healing to celebrating or skiing to sightseeing, the Spa towns of Europe offer an exquisite heaven on earth feel to them and instantly immerse guests in …
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