Geographic position

The resort is situated in the southernmost part of Romania, on the Black Sea Coast (41 km far from Constanta), at the same latitude as the French city named Nisa.

Natural curative factors

Sapropelic mud from Techirghiol Lake;

seawater;

sulphurous mesothermal waters;

marine bioclimate, rich in saline aerosols and solar radiation, which stimulate the human organism.

Treatment prescription

Degenerative rheumatic affections (dorsal, cervical and lumbar sponylosis);

orthopaedic affections (fractures, sprains);

anaemia; joint problems caused by nutrition diseases (rachitic);

breathing affections (pulmonary emphysema, chronic bronchitis, breathing allergies);

dermatological diseases (psoriasis, chronic eczema, neurodermitis);

metabolic ailments (obesity, diabetes, gout);

gynaecologic disease (anexitis, metroadnexitis, sterility).

Access

By car: Bucharest-Constanta, via Slobozia (DN 2A, E 60) and Mangalia-Mangalia (DN 39); Bucharest -Constanta, via Fetesti (DN3A) and Fetesti-Mangalia (DN22C and E39);

By train: Mangalia railway station: Bucharest-Mangalia-Mangalia (239km);

By plain: Bucharest-Mangalia, "Mihail Kogalniceanu" airport.

Historical information

Saturn is a new resort, affiliated to the Romanian spas only from 1972. The resort developed together with the other resorts from the Black Sea Coast. Administratively, the city belongs to Mangalia.

Climate

Marine climate. The annual average temperature is 11.2 C (22C in July and 0C in January). The winters are mild, with a little snow. The sun shines 10-12 hours a day in summer; the annual average is 2400 hours a year. The winds are almost permanent, with an average speed of 4m/s, blowing from northeast and west (marine breeze). The annual average rainfalls quantity is 380mm.

Treatment procedures

Hydrotherapy,

Kino-therapy,

thermo-therapy (baths with sulphurous waters, mud baths, plants baths, galvanic baths),

medical gymnastics, massage,

underwater shower,

mud or paraffin packing, mud massage,

geriatrics cures.

Mineral resource content

Sapropelic mud extracted from Techirghiol Lake containing 70.2 % water;

mesothermal waters with temperatures of 21-22 C;

seawater with mineral concentration of 15.5g o/oo

Surroundings, tourist attractions

Constanta: Archeology and National History Museum; Romanian Marine Museum, outdoors Archeological Museum, Roman mosaic edifice, Natural Sciences Museum Complex, mosaic Spanish temple, The big Mosque (Byzantine -Egyptian style with Romanian influences, built in 1822), the Casino (baroque French style with rococo elements, built in 1909), the lighthouse from Genoa (14th century), the new lighthouse (1958), the trade harbor (1857), Tomis tourists` port;

Mangalia: "CallatisArcheology Museum, founded in 1925 (Roman-Greek antiques collection: ancient columns, bas-reliefs, sculptures, jewels, alabaster ceramics, statues, numismatics); Callatis Citadel` s vestiges, built between the 7th century BC and the 4th century (the ancient harbor "Callatis", the Roman apeduct, ancient graves, Syrian basilica), "Mercuriuscuriosities collection (stamps, lithography, watches, paintings, sculptures, graphic works), "Esmahan SultanMosque, architectural mosque from 1525, Mauro style (Oriental rugs, ritual well, Lapidarium, Turkish cemetery).;

Adamclisi: Museum Complex (Tropaeum Traiani Museum, funeral altar, mausoleum, the ruins of the citadel "Tropaeum Traiani", Archeological Museum);

Murfatlar: Monasteries Complex (archeological and Christian objective), Dobrudgian Viticulture Museum;

Histria: Histria Citadel (the first Greek colony on the Coast of Pont Euxin, founded by the sailors of Millet, in 657 BC), Histria Archeological Museum (Roman building elements, bas relief, statues, adornments, Greek and Roman ceramics);

Cheia: Cheia Massive- natural, geological, botanical reservation;

Ion Corvin: wild boars and deer reservation;

Limanu commune: Limanu cave, spelean reservation.

Gastronomic specialties

Dobrudgian traditional food: fish soups, belly soup, crap brine, filled crap, smoked fish and other fish specialties, mutton sausages, lamb on fire, Turkish food: kefir, kebab, baklava, sultana and Turkish delight sweets.

Members

S.C. BALNEOTERAPIA S.R.L.

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