More than 1,000 spa and wellness hotels, over 350 quality-certified spa resorts offering traditional local remedies and treatments, plus around 2,000 specialist clinics – Destination Germany is just what the doctor ordered! 25 years´after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Germany is the ideal choice for a health-focused holiday.
Clinics, thermal springs, mud baths, therapies, massages, Kneipp hydrotherapy – in Destination Germany, traditional and innovative health facilities and treatments are available to visitors from every corner of the globe.
As well as the medical expertise of leading specialists, Germany ’s clinics are highly regarded for their integrated approach in the form of interdisciplinary collaboration and therapy. This approach at facilities such as the Charité University Medical Centre in Berlin is becoming increasingly popular with international patients. Expertise is the best medicine.
Medical wellness describes the trend that has emerged in recent years for clinical treatments that incorporate elements of traditional spa therapies. Most aim to prevent you from getting ill in the first place, and use a holistic clinical approach to boost your health and wellbeing.
Tips for health-boosting holidays
The state-approved spa resort of Bad Elster in Saxony is one of the oldest in Germany to offer therapies using peat and therapeutic minerals. It is the ideal choice for a relaxing getaway. The Baltic coastal resort of Göhren is known for its holistic Kneipp treatments, which place equal importance on the five pillars of hydrotherapy, herbalism, exercise, nutrition and spirituality. Many places in Germany also offer thalassotherapy facilities, centred on the medical use of sea water in the form of bathing, body wraps, minerals and massages. The peat spa of Burg in Spree Forest is the place to go for a wellness break of the highest calibre.
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