While our country fascinates many people with its surface richness, the underground richness of our country is also very important. As part of Turkish bath culture, the thermal springs, which are known for body recovery, take attention among this richness. The thermal springs have healing water that attracts many people in Turkey and are also hot spots for health tourism.
We have made a compilation of the best thermal springs of Turkey for letting go of stress and fatigue and finding relief for physical ailments. Thus, you can plan a different holiday both in summer and winter, and you can find the peace you are looking for in the thermal springs in different cities and districts of the country.
Afyon Thermal Springs
Afyon thermal springs in the Aegean region, which mostly comes to mind with summer tourism and sea holidays, is visited by many local and foreign tourists. Especially in terms of health tourism, the most preferred hot springs in our country are found in the Afyon region. With around 90°C water, the hot spring water is remarkable. It has healing properties for orthopedic discomfort, calcification treatments, inflammatory and non-inflammatory rheumatism. There are many important facilities in İhsaniye, Bolvadin and Sandıklı districts of Afyon. Further, in Afyon, mud treatments can also take place in hot springs.
Bursa Thermal Springs
Bursa has been famous for its thermal springs since the Ottoman Empire. There are many important thermal spring facilities in Bursa that offer healing waters. In addition to the classic Ottoman Hammam, modern thermal facilities are also located in the city.
Balıkesir Thermal Springs
The thermal spring found in Gönen district of Balıkesir is famous not only in our country but also throughout the world. Gönen thermal springs, which have come to the fore with its healing water during the Roman and Byzantine periods, have been indispensable, especially for patients with orthopedic discomfort, skin diseases and paralysis. Furthermore, there are also beautiful thermal facilities in the Güre district of Balıkesir, and they offer holiday opportunities in a tranquil atmosphere at the foothills of Kaz Mountain.
Denizli Thermal Springs
Pamukkale is known for its historical and natural environment, and the thermal springs around it are quite famous. Pamukkale thermal springs, which are suitable both for cultural tourism and health tourism, provide services with many facilities. While you are on a thermal holiday, you can travel the travertines as well and can buy local clothing products and ornaments in Denizli, which is a textile city.
Sakarya Thermal Springs
The thermal springs, which are generally located in the Aegean and Marmara regions, reach a higher temperature level, especially in the areas with fault lines. Sakarya thermal springs, with a temperature of 85°C, is one of them. The accommodations and thermal facilities in the Akyazı district of Sakarya have been serving the people of the region for a long time and is also referred to by medical centers for supportive treatment in the period of convalescence after surgery.
Kozaklı Thermal Springs
Kozaklı thermal springs are also one of the thermal zones that are very popular due to its sulfurous water. Kozaklı thermal springs are found in Nevşehir, and they are especially recommended for skin diseases and intestinal diseases. The Cappadocia region is nearby, so when you have a plan to take a holiday in the Kozaklı thermal springs, you can spend enjoyable days in one of our country’s most active tourist locations, Cappadocia.
Kütahya Thermal Springs
Kütahya thermal springs are rich in magnesium bicarbonate and calcium with the oligo metallic waters, and they are mostly found in the Ilica region. With a temperature of 43°C, the springs offer a relaxing environment for patients with blood pressure and heart problems. There are also beautiful spring facilities in the Emet and Gediz districts of Kütahya.
The history of Havza thermal springs in Samsun goes back 2500 years of history. They are known as the healing source of the Black Sea. You can also benefit from the healing properties of the spa with its hypothermal waters while you are on a nice holiday in modern facilities in Havza. In addition, Lâdik Hamam (Turkish bath) is located in the region as one of the important thermal facilities that protects its natural resources.