Gréoux-les-Bains : a famous health resort
Gréoux-les-Bains, the third greatest hot springs health resort in France, is a typical Provençal village, where the living is easy and where you can recharge your energy… whether it be with a health treatment or a relaxing wellness weekend break.
THE THERMAL SPRINGS IN GRÉOUX-LES-BAINS
Depending on the season, the wellness area welcomes you to take a relaxation tour of the thermal springs or discover some of the thermal treatments on offer, in the morning or afternoon. Of course these activities are open for everyone all year long, from March to December.
Acute stress, constant fatigue, chronic pain, you need relaxing outdoors…. It is time to escape from the daily grind and treat yourself to spend some time in a well-deserved peace and quiet ambiance.
In the thermal springs of Gréoux-les-Bains, managed by the «la Chaîne Thermale du Soleil» organisation since 1962, you are surrounded by a harmonious atmosphere: built in an ancient style and surrounded by nature, this makes you to feel at ease and relax in the wellness area.
And the Gréoux-les-Bains thermal springs have even more to offer: therapeutic treatments, using the latest technology, are also available. With an emersion temperature of 42°C and a rich concentration of sulphur, sulphates, magnesium and trace elements, the thermal water is ideally suited for the treatment of rheumatic and respiratory ailments.
For more detailed information about the thermal springs, please call 0033 (0) 826 46 81 85
(0,18€/Min.French landline) or 0033 (0)4 92 70 40 00 or see www.chainethermale.fr
WELLNESS IN GRÉOUX-LES-BAINS
In addition to the classic treatments, the thermal springs facility and various experts from Gréoux-les-Bains have developed «wellness packages» which can be used by a wider public. As well as traditional treatments or the use of relaxation places (spa, hammam, sauna), classic wellness holidays are on offer, combining food «La Restauration», accommodation and treatment.
The spa area in the «Service Premier» thermal springs (open to everyone)
In the bright and friendly wellness area in the thermal springs facilities, individual guests can also benefit from thermal treatments and take pleasure in a moment of relaxation. Feel free to indulge in a single treatment or to make use of complete thermal bath and wellness packages: mud-bath, hydro massage, relaxation pool….
Opening hours of the wellness departement (mid – March till mid-December) :
For more information and subscription, please call: 0033 (0)826 46 81 85 (0,18 €/Min.) or
0033 (0)4 92 70 40 00 (International/Local fare) or website : www.compagniedesspas.fr
THERMAL SPRINGS: INFORMATION AT A GLANCE
- Mid-March to Mid-December (treatments and wellness area)
- Closed on Sundays
- Rheumatic and respiratory ailments
- Sulphur, sulphates, magnesium and trace elements
- 42 °C
Free shuttle bus service
- Stops at the health resort
Other offers of wellness in Gréoux-les-Bains :
- Hotel*** «Mas de la Crémaillère». Tel : 0033 (0)4 92 70 40 04 (0,18 €/Min.)
- Hotel** «Le Verdon». Tel : 0033 (0)4 92 70 40 03 (0,18 €/Min.)
TREAT YOURSELF TO ENJOYING WELLNESS
The following establishments offer short breaks or weekend stays perfect for recharging those batteries. Choose a fixed package or design your own stay. Facilities include rest and relaxation spaces, beauty treatment rooms, etc.
ESTABLISHMENTS OFFERING WELLNESS :
Hotel Restaurant**** Villa Borghèse : Avenue des Thermes – 0033 (0)4 92 78 00 91
Hotel Restaurant and Spa** Les Colonnes : Avenue des Marronniers – 0033 (0)4 92 70 46 46
Résidence**** Odalys – La Licorne de Haute- Provence
Institut ANASCAN «La main d’Essence» : Chemin des Riayes – 0033 (0)7 60 63 17 47 (Mobile phone fare) 0033 (0)9 81 61 17 47 (International/ Local fare) firstname.lastname@example.org www.anascan.com
Bed and Breakfast – « Le Manoir d’Amaury » (1) Chemin de Babaou – 0033 (0)6 08 17 56 47
Holiday club*** – « Domaine de Château Laval » (1) Route de Valensole – 0033 (0)4 92 70 23 00 – (1) Theses «wellness» services are only available for local residents.
Details in the «Guide Pratique» (Yellow pages and telephone directory), available at the Tourist Office.
Sport and well being
Open air fitness space
The town has installed 15 fitness machines along the banks of the Verdon, not far from the spa area. This outdoor facility is aimed at both teens and seniors alike, whether sporty or less energetic, and who are keen to stay in shape without the need for strenuous exercise. Each machine has been carefully designed for a specific use. The facility is free to use.