The wonderful thermal hot springs

Gastein's thermal water

On our "Waterway" we inform you about:

  • the development of the thermal water
  • the inert gas, Radon and its effects
  • indications and contraindications of the Gastein spa treatment
  • the legend of the discovery of the Gastein hot springs
  • the hot springs 
  • spa methods, past and present 
  • Gastein in early balneologic literature
  • Paracelsus in Gastein and his "Spa booklet."
  • The research of the thermal water: Curie and Mache

The conclusion shows a replica of a communal bath, which was customary in Gastein until the middle of the 19th Century.