Geographic position

The spa is located at 802m altitudes, in the north side of Romania, at Dorna and Bistrita rivers` junction, in Dorna depression, 40km far from Câmpulung Moldovenesc, 110km far from Suceava, 83km far from Bistrita.

Natural curative factors

Hypo tonic or hypersonic, carbogaseous, chlorosodic, bicarbonated mineral waters; mofettes; fortifying and stimulating climate.

Mofetes of high purity and CO2 concentration.

Peat mud from Poiana Stampei, highly efficient in therapeutic package and baths.

Sulphur mineral waters for aerosol inhalations.

Baths with local medicinal plants (fir tree, cyprus tree, arnica, etc).

Gynecological treatments with muds and medicinal plants.

Pneumotherapy with watres with sulphur.

Therapeutic prescriptions

Cardiovascular affections (post infarct, ischemic cardiopathy, artherial hypertension, peripheral arteriopathy-arterosclerosis, varice); degenerative rheumatic affections (cervical, dorsal and lumbar spondylosis, arthrosis, polyarthrosis); abarticular rheumatic affections (tendonitis, tendomyosis, periartritis, muscle); peripheral neurological ailments (paresis); associated affections (breathing, endocrine, digestive, gynecologic, metabolic, nutrition, professional disease, neurotic asthenia).

Contraindications

Infectious contagious diseases, venereal disease, malign tumors, hemorrhage, psychic disorders, and tuberculosis.

Access

By car: Bucharest- Focsani (E2), Focsani - Bacau - Piatra Neamt - Poiana Teiului (DN 15) and Poiana Teiului- Brosteni -Vatra Dornei (DN 17); Bucharest-Focsani - Falticeni - Suceava (E20) and Suceava-Câmpulung Moldovenesc-Vatra Dornei (DN 17);

by train: Vatra Dornei station: Bucharest- Suceava-Vatra Dornei or Cluj Napoca - Beclean- Vatra Dornei

Historic information

The spa's documentary attestation dates from the 16th century. The local mineral waters became famous due to their curative value, after 1800. The first balneary establishment was built in 1845. In 1862 the scientists made the first chemical analysis of those mineral waters. At the beginning of the 20th century, 5000 accommodation places were at tourists` disposal in Vatra Dornei. Some hotels have their own treatment basis.

Climate

The climate is that of a depression between mountains, with cool summers and cold winters. The annual average temperature is 5.2 C. The annual air humidity is over 84%. The annual average of the rainfalls quantity is 670-800mm, abundant from May until August.

Treatment procedures

Warm mineral waters baths, warm mud baths, warm paraffin and mud packing, mineral water internal cure, electrotherapy(solux, ultraviolet, ultrasounds, laser), physiotherapy, rehabilitation gymnastics, and mofette, massage, kinetotherapie, fitness

Mineral resources s content

The mineral waters` concentration varies between 0.5 and 3.1 g/l of iron, sodium, bicarbonate, calcium and magnesium.

Tourist attractions

Dendrology Park;

Runcu chalet.

Suceava: Bucovina National Museum (founded in 1900), Village Museum; Scheia citadel (founded by Petru I Musat in the 14th century); the ruins of Stephan the Great Princely Court (built in the 15th century); Zamca citadel-monastery (founded in 1606);

Baia: the ruins of the Catholic Cathedral founded by Alexandru cel Bun in 1410; the White Church founded by Stephan the Great, in 1467;

Câmpulung Moldovenesc: museum which exhibits objects of art, made of wood;

departure point for trips in Rarau -Giumalau Mountains, to Pietrele Doamnei, Rarau Chalet, Slatioara secular forest (natural reservation); Ciprian Porumbescu Memorial House;

Falticeni: City Museum; "Ion Irimescu" Art Museum; "Mihail Sadoveanu" Memorial House; Gura Humorului: ethnographic museum; the most visited monasteries:

Voronet Monastery-UNESCO monument, founded by Stephan the Great in 1488;

Humor, Dragomirna, Putna ( Museum withthe most valuable ancient art collection from the Christian Orient), Sucevita, Moldovita, Arbore.

Radauti: Traditional Techniques Museum of Bucovina;

Members

S.C. MERIDIAN TURISM S.A
S.C. DORNA TURISM S.A.
S.C. GIMIL SERV S.R.L.
S.C. INTUS S.R.L.

Hotels

Complexul Bradul-Cãlimani
Hotel Carol
HOTEL CALIMANI
HOTEL INTUS