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Immerse yourself in the spa waters of Salins-les-Bains. This resort, recognised for its healing waters, which are among the saltiest in Europe, offer health treatments far removed from the stresses and strains of daily life, among the green hilly landscapes of Jura. A Zen body and mind in the heart of nature, the irresistible invitation offered by the Salins-les-Bains Spa.
In Salins-les-Bains, salt has always been a major source of economic and industrial activity.
The vestige of a sea dating from 200 million years ago, above all, salt is a geological treasure that surfaces in the form of natural salt springs.
Since the Middle Ages, humans have exploited these springs through ingenious systems of pumps and wells, of which the town of Salins has preserved a magnificent example, the Grande Saline, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
These waters are also a wonderful health ally. Their high content in salt and trace elements offer great therapeutic virtues which, today, can be enjoyed at the Salins Spa.
In the frame of medical treatments, the Salins Spa is particularly recommended for the treatment of rheumatism as well as gynaecological conditions and certain problems concerning children's development.
Visiting Salins-les-Bains Spa also means the opportunity to treat yourself to a moment of relaxation and the chance to forget your stress and fatigue for a few hours or a few days.
In the relaxation space, while the children have fun in the pool filled with salt water heated to a temperature of 29°, adults will be able to take advantage of the soothing benefits of the different facilities available: massage jets, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.
The other ingredients for your fitness treatment:
>> Relaxing or stimulating spa treatments according to your needs: hydrobath, "arérobain", jet shower or underwater shower
>> A large selection of beauty treatments: scrubs, face treatments, wraps, hand treatments, etc.
>> Different massages provided by a team of physiotherapists
The municipality of Salins-les-Bains, ever concerned to confirm its status as the city of "white gold", has chosen to undertake an ambitious project to create a new spa.
New site, new layout, new dimensions, new facilities, this future structure is designed to be focused on its public and places great stress on comfort, modernity and hospitality.
See you in spring 2016 for the opening of this brand-new temple devoted to well-being.
Apart from the benefits of spa water, Salins-les-Bains, listed as a Petite Cité Comtoise de Caractère, holds many treasures:
The Grande Saline a UNESCO World Heritage site open to the public, recounts the history of salt through a museum and a fascinating underground world dating back to the 17th century.
The visit continues through the town's picturesque streets that offer a rich heritage: staircases, townhouses and churches give the town great charm all enhanced by a well-preserved natural environment which is ideal for walking.
What about taking advantage of this setting to treat yourself to a genuine discovery stay in the region? You will be able to taste Jura wines, enjoy the great restaurants of Comté and savour its much boasted products (Comté cheese, Morteau sausage, and more), take a walk around Mont Poupet, discover the Lakes region, or why not slightly higher in the Jura Mountains?
Card games, slot machines , shows, cabarets, a festive universe awaits you in a modern building that was completely renovated in 2009.
Your learning experience on the history of salt continues at the Saline royale d’Arc-et-Senans, also, justifiably, a UNESCO World Heritage site
Located 15 km from Salins-les-Bains, it is a must for all trips in Franche-Comté.