THERMAL SPA "BUKFURDO"
As you know, Hungary is one of the richest in the thermal spas of Europe. Each of Hungarian resorts special; their waters have unique healing composition of the minerals that are favorable for the treatment of various diseases. One of the youngest, but at the same times already the most popular thermal spas and places for recreation and entertainment of Hungary is a resort Burfurdo.
Thermal spa “Bukfurdo” is located in the north-eastern part of the Hungarian Republic, which is called Your. The resort is just a few kilometers from the town of Buk, 30 kilometers from the city of Szombathely, at a distance of 46 kilometers north-west from the town of Sopron, 220 kilometers from the capital of Hungary and 25 kilometers from the border with Austria. Thermal Resort Bukfurdo nestled on a flat wooded area, at an altitude of only 150 feet above sea level.
Bukfurdo is the youngest spa in Hungary, but despite his very young age, he very quickly gained huge popularity not only in his country but also far beyond its borders. Close the territorial proximity to the border with Austria, contributes to the fact that almost half of the resort Bukfurdo arrives with neighboring countries. World renowned resort Burfurdo received due to its healing thermal springs. Annually, this resort is visited by almost half a million tourists from all over the world. A memorable vacation and effective treatment promotes a pleasant sub-Alpine climate of the area, caused by the geographic location of the resort Bukfurdo, which is located at the junction of the little Hungarian plain and ridge the Alpine mountains of Kishalfiled.
The story of the Thermal Spa “Bukfurdo”
History of discovery medicinal baths of Burfurdo is pretty classic. Like most other thermal baths, Bukfurdo medicinal springs were discovered by chance during an active search of hydrocarbons. Warm autumn in 1957 on the territory between the two Hungarian settlements Boe and bull, at a depth of over 1000 meters (1004-1282 meters) was found a huge amount of thermal water, whose temperature was about 55 °C. Over this water were conducted laboratory studies, the results of which showed that the water from this hot spring has valuable minerals, which are very useful and necessary for human health.
A few years after the opening of the thermal spring, in 1962, was the first of the swimming pool, the first scientific evidence of the healing properties of water from this source and reasoning of medical tests. Based on these results, from Buk water in 1965, officially received a new status - "mineral water".
The healing properties of water at the Thermal Spa “Bukfurdo”
From Buk mineral water comes to the surface from a depth of 1282 meters. On the surface its temperature reaches 55 °C. In from Buk thermal springs are the largest water reserves in the whole of Central Europe.
Thermal water from Buk sources refers to carbonate-chloride-sodium-calcium-magnesium waters that contain therapeutically significant amount of iodine, bromine, fluorine, silica and iron. Such composition of the water used for drinking, inhalation and treatment of most diseases of musculoskeletal system, correct the spine. The healing properties of water from Buk give a huge charge of vivacity for the entire body.
Healing water from Buk thermal sources is used to treat the following list of diseases:
- Chronic arthritis,
- Ankylosing Spondylitis,
- Damage to the cartilage matrix,
- Inguinal rheumatism,
- Brittle bones,
- Rehabilitation after neurological and orthopedic surgery,
- Post-traumatic rehabilitation,
- Rheumatism internal organs,
- Cardiovascular disease,
- Chronic urological and gynecological diseases and inflammation.
There are alsocontraindications for bathing in thermal waters resort Bukfurdo:
- Diseases of the circulatory,
- Malignant tumors,
- Acute inflammation,
Healing water from springs Spa “Bukfurdo” relates to mineral waters, and it is recommended for treatment and drinking. Especially now drinking from bük mineral water affects the treatment of stomach ulcers, chronic gastritis, osteoporosis prevention, disorders of the digestive system.
For use from Buk mineral water there are some recommendations:
- Need to drink water in the morning on an empty stomach,
- Daily drink 100 ml of mineral water,
- The water temperature should be room,
- Need to drink water slowly, small tastes.
Therapeutic services at the Thermal Spa “Bukfurdo”.
Thermal resort “Bukfurdo” is enormous therapeutic and entertainment complex, which covers an area of 14 hectares. The thermal baths of Bukfurdo consists of 26 pools that are open throughout the year and meet all modern requirements for quality of services provided.
The resort Bukfurdo is the perfect place for family vacations with children. At the resort there is a wonderful network of comfortable hotels, which offer a wide range of services: from simple relaxing holiday to sports and Wellness programs. Resort hotels of Bukfurdo provide a number of different sporting events that will be of interest to people of all ages and interests.
The main part of the balneological complex of Bukfurdo is the thermal pools.There are 26. The total area they occupy is 5000 square meters. The temperature of the water in these pools varies in different ranges: in swimming pools it is 26-28 °C, and in the medical - 32-38 °C. Each visitor of the resort is a mandatory consultation with Spa physician, which will give some very useful and wise advice on receiving water treatments. After that you can dive into one of healing, thermal or deep pools. For younger visitors of Bukfurdo, there are special children’s pools with slides, there are also playgrounds, courts, and other entertainment.
Low-lying terrain on which the resort is situated Bukfurdo, ideal for Cycling and Hiking along the shady relaxation Park, which will bring great pleasure. Thanks so pleasant walks you can enjoy the unique nature, fresh air, relax, gain new positive energy and emotion, and to lose a few extra pounds.
The resort Bukfurdo is the largest not only in Hungary but all over Central Europe the Golf course.
Thermal Spa complex “Bukfurdo” offers its visitors a wide range of therapeutic services:
- Individual complexes therapeutic procedures, which are composed of the best specialists on the basis of the General health of patients and diseases;
- Medical consultation, which is held once a week;
- Group and individual therapeutic exercises;
- Underwater massage;
- Therapeutic wrap;
- Pearl, weight and carbon dioxide bath;
- Massages (Relaxing with honey, underwater, reflex, anti-cellulite, aromatic,destiny, classic common massage, facial and so on);
- Laser treatment;
- Therapeutic exercise;
- Underwater traction according to the method of K. Molla;
- Ayurveda programs;
- Wellness programs;
- Hydrotherapy different methods (massage, baths, showers and so on);
- Magnetic and laser physiotherapy.
At the medical center Thermal Spa “Bukfurdo” you can go modern comprehensive medical examination at the highest level.
In the infrastructure of the resort Bukfurdo there are also various sports courts for tennis, volleyball, football, Golf, restaurants, cafe, conference facilities and modern camping. The quality of the services provided at the Thermal Spa “Bukfurdo” meets the highest level, and all it provides highly qualified and thoroughly trained staff.
Attractions of “Bukfurdo” and its surroundings
Relax at the Thermal Spa resort of Bukfurdo is not only complex therapeutic, but also with many tour programs that can offer tourists a lot, and to tell you the history of the resort and its surroundings. Driving tours of Bukfurdo, you will be able to discover this region of Hungary perfectly with the other hand. Here you can visit the old church; castle "Sapary", the area has many historic attractions, such as Keszeg, Szombathely, Sopron, and many others. These places can be easily and freely accessible both by car and by public transport.
So, first, your path will go through Cecelski Mountains and the town of Keszeg. Is this city from the resort Bukfurdo is only 20 kilometers away. Keszeg have survived since the middle ages, so it offers a wonderful atmosphere, plunged in which you can feel beautiful lady of this age or a real knight. In the town of Keszeg is certainly worth a look square Jurisica, which is probably the best Hungarian monument of the middle Ages, and is also worth a visit is the Church of Jesus ' Heart for the city museums and ancient fortress.
In the mountains the city of Keszeg special attention deserves the Museum of forestry. Opened this Museum in one of the few watch houses that were built by local residents in the XVIII century for foresters from Styria. Also, don't forget to stroll to the "Seven springs" in Cecelski Mountains. Today "Seven springs" acquired in 1896 before the celebration of the coming to power of the Hungarians in their current country. In these sources flowing crystal clear water, which will help to wash away the fatigue and to quench their thirst.
Definitely recommend everyone to visit the Park Irottke, which is located in a picturesque area, where the atmosphere with crystal clear mountain air, surrounded by a variety of historical attractions. In the Park Irottke have the same mountain which is the highest point Transdunubia. With the top of the mountain Rottke offers a splendid panorama of the Eastern Alps on clear days you can even be seen Balaton. Interesting is also the trip in three small settlements, which are located at the foot of Cecelski mountains - Bosok, Velem, and Cak - and see their architectural and natural attractions. In the village of Cak are the cellars, which are stored fruit and sweet chestnuts from the end of XIX century. Near the village Velem, is an important architectural landmark in the region, which also attracts a lot of attention - the old chapel, which stands on the mount of the Holy Kind. Well, the village of Bosok known all through the castle Sibrik, which was formerly the hunting Lodge of king Matthias. Today this building is the castle hotel.