Natural Curative Factors

The thermal mineral waters are chlorosodic, bicarbonate with sulfur or calcium or with brome-iodine-sulphur. The air is rich in negative ions. The sulfurous waters have minerals concentration of 0.5-2.6g/l and temperatures of 38.5-53.5 C. The waters with calcium have minerals concentration of 0.6-3.5g/l and a temperature of 46-56 C. The mineral waters with bromine, iodine and sulphur have minerals concentration of 3.87-7.93 g/l and a temperature of 62 C. There are some zones with 2000/cmc negative ions in the air.

Treatment prescriptions

Locomottion apparatus and nervous system affections, sequels after locomotion apparatus trauma.

Breathing problems

Chronic gynecological disorders

Incipient diabetes mellitus

Heavy metals intoxications

Digestive disease

Eyes problems

Overweight syndrome

Contraindications

Acute affections

Tumors

T.B.C

Pregnancy

Epilepsy

Psyhic disorders

Hemorrhagic syndrome

Acces

By road: The spa is 5 km far from the ANational Road, DN 6, E 70, which links the western part of the country to Bucharest

By train: Harculane rail station on the international railway Bucharest - Timisoara - Budapest

By plane: the nearest airports: Caransebes (80 km ), Craiova (160 km), and Timisoara international airport (170 km).

Geographic position

The spa is located in Caras Severin County, in the southwestern part of Romania, on Cerna Valley, at 5 km from the main route, which links Bucharest to the western part of the country. The resort belongs to "Cerna Valley- Domogled" National Park.

Climate

Continental climate, with influences from west and southwest , Mediterranean. The average temperature is 10.5 C.

Historical information

Baile Herculane is the most ancient Romanian spa and one of the most ancient resorts from all over the world, well known even from the Roman times. Its first attestation is from year 153. Begginning with 1718, during the Austrian period, the resort developed a lot. After 1736, the frontier guards from Banat region built most of the important edifices from the resort, influenced by an impressive Austrian baroque style. Through the time, many important people who enjoyed the therapeutic virtues of the thermo-mineral waters have visited the spa. One of its visitors from the Roman times is the emperor Marcus Aurelius, with his mother Iulia. From the Austrian period we remind you of the Emperor Franz Iosif and the Empress Elisabeth, Sissi, who both visited the spa. In 1852, Franz Iosif considers Baile Herculane the most beautiful resort from Europe.

Treatment Procedures

Hydrotherapy

Electrotherapy

Massage

Functional rehabilitation

Gymnastics

Acupuncture

Tourist attraction in resort

Hercules bronze statue, erected in 1847, the museum of the spa, one of the exhibits is the altar stone from year 153.

The Imperial Roman Baths from the basement of the Roman hotel, built right on the original point of the resort.

Between 1883 - 1886, the Romans built there the Imperial Austrian Baths, by the architect Doderer projects.

Other objectives to be visited: the cabins where Emperor Franz Iosef and Empress Elisabeth treated their affections, Hercules bas-relief carved in stone, at the ground floor of Roman Hotel, the historical center of the spa, built in Austrian Baroque style in the 19th century, Herculane Railway Station built in Austrian baroque style in 1879, the hunting house of Emperor Franz Iosif.

A casino built in 1913.

Trips in Semenic Mountains and Cerna Valley, Cerna Keys, Drobeta Turnu Severin city

Tismana Monastery

Members

S.C CAMELYSA PRODCOM S.R.L
S.C. Sind Tour Trading SA, filiala Baile Herculane
SC RESTAURANT BACOLUX SRL - hotel DIANA***

Hotels

HOTEL FERDINAND
HOTEL AFRODITA
HOTEL DIANA