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Time to relax - top 3 thermal baths in Lower Saxony

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If you feel tense and want to have a day of total relaxation then one of my top 3 thermal baths in Lower Saxony will help to cure you. The thermal baths between the Harz mountains and the North Sea offer a broad range for getting rest. Depending on your needs and preferences there are minerals, salt and brine spas and also medical baths and all kinds of massages like Ayurveda and Kaash-feet-massages. If you come with your family the kids can enjoy themselves on waterslides, jumps and in different pools. Keep reading to get to know where the top 3 thermal baths in Lower Saxony are hidden.

Water Park Wolfsburg

In the Water Park Wolfsburg one can spend totally different days. In the pool area there is everything that the hearts of a family wishes. If you visit the water park with older kids they can have fun in the exciting wave pool or they can dare themselves on the big jumping tower or try the giant slide ‘Black Hole’. For younger kids there is a water play area with a baby slide and water splashing opportunities. Adults can enjoy the Mediterranean pool with 30°C water, or swim in a pool suited for Olympic competition. There is a day's family entrance ticket (2 adults + 2 kids or 1 adult + 3 kids, and kids under 99 cm don’t pay) for 26,50€ and adults pay 10,40€ for a normal day-entry.

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Picture © Credits to Wikipedia/BadeLand

If you are up for a rest - in Wolfsburg`s water park an inviting wellness landscape with an interior and exterior area is waiting for you. 12 saunas on 2400 m2 make sure that you get your relaxation. Especially the panoramic sauna with its view onto the Aller Lake is recommendable. Wellness offers like flower steam baths, whirlpools, earth fireplace saunas and various massage options complete a vast range of relaxation opportunities for you to choose from. The ticket price for the wellness landscape is 18€ for a day or 16.20€ for a morning/evening ticket (just during the week - from 9 am to 2 pm or 6.30 pm to 10 pm).

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Picture © Credits to Wikipedia/BadeLand

The Water Park Wolfsburg was opened in 2002 and the city spent 5 million Euros in the last three years to keep up the high quality of the facilities. In 2019 they will carry out even more work to keep visitors satisfied.

Water Park Wolfsburg
Water Park Wolfsburg
Allerpark 4, 38448 Wolfsburg, Germany

Soltau Thermal Bath

Also the Soltau Thermal Bath is a very good place for a day off. 7 indoor and outdoor pools, a big slide and the meditation, herb, birch tree and salt crystal saunas ensure that you will get your relaxation.

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Picture © Credits to iStock/qwerty01

A 600 m2 big salt pool is the highlight of the Soltau Thermal Bath – creating a sea feeling with the natural salt water out of the Soltau`s earth. Another highlight is the salt cave and brine oasis, which you have to book in advance and where you can breathe in the healthy air and calm down. A four-hour ticket for the sauna and swim area is 22€. There are several wellness offers and thermal bath packages you can choose from. For example a package which includes a day ticket to the salt-sauna area, a Ayurveda bath and massage, a Kaash-feet-massage and the stay in the salt cave and brine oasis for 142€. There are also offers for couples.

Soltau Thermal Bath
Soltau Thermal Bath
Mühlenweg 17, 29614 Soltau, Germany

OLantis Huntebad Oldenburg

Another first class experience is the OLantis Huntebad in Oldenburg with its seven pools, eight saunas, two slides and four resting areas - the biggest thermal bath in Lower Saxony. There is a family sauna, a Finnish sauna and on Mondays there is women's sauna day. The Sanarium ensures relaxation between the sauna sessions with the combination of mild climate and calming colours.

OLantis Huntebad Oldenburg
OLantis Huntebad Oldenburg
Am Schloßgarten 15, 26122 Oldenburg, Germany

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Christian Stascheit

Christian Stascheit

Hi. My name is Chris, currently living in Valencia. I love to travel and take photos. My passion is to discover nature (through campfires and fishing), cities, culture and get to know the people living there.

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