Introducing Karlovy Vary
The town of Karlovy Vary is located in the western part of the Czech Republic at the confluence of the rivers Tepla and Ohre (Eger), about 120 km from Prague. It is the largest and most famous spa town in the Czech Republic.
Historic Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary)
The town was founded in the 14th century by Charles IV. According to a legend, the emperor had it built soon after the accidental discovery of thermal springs by his hunting companions. The spa enjoyed the favour of many noble families and wealthy townsmen already in the 16th century. Due to the series of natural disasters only a few buildings from that time have survived. Most of the landmarks originate from the 18th and 19th century, when the town experienced its golden days.
The Karlovy Vary Spa
Since the town's founding the Karlsbad (Karlovy Vary), spa treatments have been gradually developing and improving to this day. The treatments help to cure the patients who are mainly suffering from:
- diseases of the digestive tract
- metabolic disorders
- locomotor system diseases
- diseases of liver, pancreas, gallbladder and biliary tract
- conditions after oncological diseases
- neurological diseases
- and so on
The Karlovy Vary spa therapies include many curative treatments. The treatments use both the centuries-proven thermal baths and drinking cures, as well as modern methods, such as cryotherapy, floating, laser therapy, etc. The classic spa treatments and wellness as well can be enjoyed in the Karlovy Vary medical spa hotels.
Come to Karlovy Vary for treatment and discover the healing power of thermal springs.
For more information call Natural Health Resorts (division of Maxima Travel) at 604.454.9944.