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Lonely Planet ranks Piešťany spa among Europe’s top 20

The Lonely Planet travel guide’s new “Europe’s hot springs: 20 of the best spots for a soak” list includes the Slovak spa of Piešťany. The list offers 20 European destinations with a brief description and tips for travellers. Some of the other spas listed include Iceland’s Blue Lagoon, Terme di Saturnia in the Italian region of Tuscany, Budapest’s Széchenyi Baths, the Therme Vals in Switzerland as well as spas in Spain and Andorra.

The Lonely Planet travel guide’s new “Europe’s hot springs: 20 of the best spots for a soak” list includes the Slovak spa of Piešťany. The list offers 20 European destinations with a brief description and tips for travellers. Some of the other spas listed include Iceland’s Blue Lagoon, Terme di Saturnia in the Italian region of Tuscany, Budapest’s Széchenyi Baths, the Therme Vals in Switzerland as well as spas in Spain and Andorra.

Piešťany is described as follows: Piešťany, Slovakia The vibe: grand spa hotels a go-go. It’s all about the mud at Piešťany (www.spapiestany.sk), Slovakia’s largest spa town. Attached to various spa hotels, most of the thermal pools in this western Slovak village, 86kms from Bratislava, are contained in the lush surroundings of a wooded park known as ‘spa island’. Submerge yourself in steaming pools, frolic in fountains and sigh in saunas? Dry yourself off for more adventures with Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Experiences. The full rundown can be found www.lonelyplanet.com/europe/travel-tips-and-articles.

(Source: Lonely Planet)
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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