Ourense thermal spa baths
Ourense thermal baths. Ourense is the Capital of Galicia. Fancy taking a dip in a large open-air thermal bath, daytime or nightime, any time of year, in water with a temperature of over 40 degrees centigrade, and right beside the Miño river.
All this can be experienced in Ourense, a city with a hidden underground ocean with five natural spring spa areas to enjoy for free, and where you can even see the mineral and medicinal waters bubbling out of the rock. A total bonus for your health and wellbeing.
You can also visit private Japanese-style spa centres (like Zen temples) and relax with seaweed- and chocolate-based beauty treatments. Wellness venues these days are very popular.
And right in the historic centre, make time for a visit to the Fuente de las Burgas spring, where mineral and medicinal waters bubble up to the surface at a temperature of 67 degrees centigrade, and where the ancient Romans dedicated an altar to the water nymphs.
Ourense thermal baths.
There are both free public wellness hot springs in Ourense private private spa-like thermal baths. All are located just outside the city along the Miño River.
These beautiful hot springs are surrounded by gardens and are free to the public. There is also a private spa with saunas, massages and two thermal circuits.
Termas Chavasqueira: Private thermal baths with alternating pools of hot and cold water. For 4 euro you can spend an hour and a half in the thermal baths. There are also free, public pools outside of the spa.
Although there’s some drinking fountains and a pool in the old town (As Burgas), the majority of the baths are clustered along the river to the northwest. There are free public pools as well as fancier, spa-like private ones.
There are three things in Ourense, you won’t find anywhere else in Spain’, a popular saying goes: the Santo Cristo, the Roman Bridge and the Burgas hot water fountain.
But there is much more than three things that will captivate you when you visit Galicia’s thermal city.
The natural spring water is supposed to be beneficial for ailments, your skin, and general achiness because of its mineral content.
Ourense. Pronounced “oe-oo-REHN-say” [owˈɾɛn.se], it’s the capital of Galicia’.
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