Thermal Bath Reviews

Here we list independent reviews of European Thermal Spas. If you miss any please do not hesitate to contact us and we will try to visit as soon as we get there.

Sarvar Furdo Review, Hungary


Sarvar is one of Hungary’s most recently developed thermal spa towns. The main thermal bath complex has been steadily developed since it opened in 1968.

Gellert Thermal Bath Review, Budapest, Hungary

gellert thermal bath

The Gellert Baths in Budapest and one of the city’s most popular and best preserved historic bath’s, adjoining the Art Nouveau Gellert hotel.

Bad Zalakaros Review, Hungary

zalakaros thermal bath

The Zalakaros furdo is really a case of quantity over quality. There is an excellent range of pools and facilities to enjoy, especially in peak season when all of the outdoor pools are open, but it is very poorly designed and needs a lot of modernisation.

Kehida Termal Review, Hungary

kehida Termal Photograph by Varga Zsolt

Kehida Thermal in western Hungary is a huge contrast to the Heviz thermal Lake, just a few miles down the road. The purpose-built bath complex prides itself on being family friendly and it’s good fun for all ages.

Hévíz Thermal Lake Review, Hungary

Medicinal Bath Heviz

The Hévíz Thermal Lake is quite unlike any thermal bath on mainland Europe, because it is in fact a lake, and the largest thermal lake in Europe. In Hungary the lake is renowned for its medicinal properties derived from its composition including sulphur and radon. The radon inevitably though does make the lake mildly radioactive […]

Széchenyi Baths Review, Hungary

budapest szechenyi furdo

The Széchenyi Baths (Széchenyi Furdo) in Budapest, Hungary are one of the world’s oldest and most famous thermal bath complexes. The baths sit in the city’s attractive Széchenyi Park and can be easily reached by Metro, itself the oldest underground line in mainland Europe. The baths make a grand impression from the outside with their recently restored palatial architecture that is quite unlike any modern thermal bath complex.

The Brine Baths Review, UK


The Brine Baths in Droitwich Spa, England are fed by the historic towns natural salt water spring. The waters are not naturally thermal but heated for an enjoyable and relaxing bathing experience. The waters are said to have beneficial health properties, and are in fact owned by the adjoining private hospital. On the surface, the […]

Therme Geinberg Review, Austria

Therme Geinberg Thermal Bath

Therme Geinberg is a real dark horse in the world of thermal baths, with an extremely well presented and substantial complex, delivering far more than you expect and much more than you feel you’ve paid for. If you want to get away from it all and relax both body and mind, then there can’t be many better places than Therme Geinberg.

Therme Erding Review, Germany

Therme Erding at night

Therme Erding is an excellent thermal bath with plenty for everyone to enjoy. It may not be the most relaxing or classy thermal bath, but it probably is one of the most fun and really stands out as different from other thermal spas with its wide range of pools and activities to keep the whole family entertained for hours.

Kaiser Therme Bad Ischl Review, Austria

Bad Ischl Therme

The baths in the historic spa town of Bad Ischl, Austria have recently been refurbished and reopened as a the Kaisertherme thermal spa by the Eurothermen Resort Group. As you’d expect from a newly renovated spa, it is very well finished and presented in all areas with a warm, calm atmosphere.