© Kurzentrum Bad Vigaun

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Salzburg’s best sauna facilities

For many people, an afternoon spent at a sauna facility is the definition of relaxation, and not without good reason: regular visits to the sauna are not only effective against stress and tension, but are also great for the body’s health and circulation. Which is exactly why it is so great that so many of Europe’s best sauna facilities happen to be located in SalzburgerLand!

Sauna delights right near Salzburg: Aqua Salza

The Salzburg region of Tennengau, where the Celts already ruled more than 2,000 years ago, is a fantastic place to tune out and relax. No surprise then that so many of Salzburg’s inhabitants routinely flock to Golling, as the Aqua Salza can be reached via car or bus in just a few minutes. In total, five thermal saunas and three steam baths await sauna aficionados from around the world. The many thermal infusions at the Aqua Salza are particularly worthwhile: from organic honey ointments to wonderfully aromatic vitamin infusions. And afterwards? Why not rest a little on a water bed on the so-called sun terrace, or make your way to the saline pool where visitors can float and relax with gentle underwater tunes right below them. No matter how stressed you may be, you will find your peace here. That’s a promise!

© Aqua Salza Golling – Bergsauna im Hüttenstil

Sauna pleasure for the whole family: Therme Amadé Spa

The sauna area of the Therme Amadé Spa has also placed much emphasis on providing soothing relaxation. The thermal facility in Altenmarkt is a paradise for the entire family, boasting with several special features: in contrast to most other thermal facilities, children are allowed to join their parents for their sauna sessions. With five thermal saunas, there is something for everyone. A special highlight is the woodblock-style panorama Alpine sauna, as well as the 34°C-warm rose quartz pool in the facility’s generous outdoor sauna area. The saline quiet room invites guests to relax with a breathtaking panorama view. Tip: the monthly sauna event with changing themes, as well as the Ladies’ Night with delightfully aromatic infusions for dreaming and enjoying.

One-day holiday: TAUERN SPA

Why not escape the worries of everyday life and just lean back? At the TAUERN SPA Zell am See – Kaprun, you can make this dream a reality, even if you’re just planning to come for a single day. Relax! is the name of the single-day offer for a short holiday with long-lasting effects. Next to a wellness breakfast with plenty of little extras, the thermal flat-rate also includes full use of the dreamy sauna area that leaves no desires unfulfilled! One particular highlight is the hot oven sauna, where temperatures are not only raised for the purpose of warming your body but also for baking bread! The marvellous aroma amplifies the sauna experience — and, of course, the bread can also be enjoyed by the guests afterwards! How about some more features? Well, the TAUERN SPA also has a textile area, where all of those who prefer to wear bikinis and swimming trunks can get their money’s worth as well.

© Tauern Spa Kaprun

A world of relaxation: Alpentherme Gastein

There are plenty of reasons to visit the Alphentherme in Bad Hofgastein. One of them is, undoubtedly, the Gastein thermal water. But the Alpentherme’s Sauna World is no less impressive, with the 10 different sauna chambers and the generously designed Sauna Village. A very special highlight is the Cascadia Sauna with its special staged show infusions and a dream-like Panorama Quiet Room. Starting in summer 2017, you will be able to access one of the two new thermal water lakes in the Sauna World, both containing pure thermal water — completely free of chlorine and other chemical additives.
An additional highlight for women is the Ladies’ World — a sauna area just for women. This is where female guests can retreat and relax without any disturbances. Meanwhile, daddy and the little ones go on an adventure in the Family World.

From the mountain into the sauna: Felsentherme Bad Gastein

Right across the Stubnerkogelbahn gondola, the Felsentherme in Bad Gastein invite you to relax and enjoy whilst in an amazing atmosphere. Since its construction in 1968, as per the design of the famous architect Gerhard Garstenauer and chiselled directly into the rock, the mother of all thermal bath facilities is still considered an architectural highlight to this day and is an inside tip among thermal bath fans. No surprise then that the first journey on the mountain leads many guests straight to the panorama wellness haven here. They are then awaited by Salzburg’s highest situated sauna facility at an altitude of 1,000 m. With amazing views on the Gastein mountainscape, you can relax cosily in eight different saunas and steam baths and dream of the next mountaineering adventure. An additional must-visit for all sauna fans is the Graukogelsauna on the roof terrace.

Relaxation for body and mind: Bad Vigaun

Health and physical well-being are among the most important treasures of any person. That staying healthy and enjoyment are not mutually exclusive, is demonstrated by the offer provided by the Heiltherme Vigaun. Only a few minutes away from the city of Salzburg, this spot in the Tennengau region revolves all around health and well-being. With the aid of the healing water of the Saint Barbara thermal spring, body and mind are regenerated. In the saline steam baths, Saunariums and Finnish saunas, guests can relax, relax and relax some more. Afterwards, they are awaited by the dark room with water beds or the view on the Tennengau mountainscape. What more could you ask for?


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