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GA listing: Thermal baths and salt grottos in Bonn and the region

GA listing : Thermal baths and salt grottos in Bonn and the region

After a stressful day at work or for a weekend break - wellness and relaxation are just the thing. To help you out, we have listed some thermal baths and salt grottos in Bonn and the surrounding area that are worth a visit.

Whether on cold winter days or in the hot summer months - a visit to the sauna and swimming pool is always a good thing to do. Wellness, massage and sauna are balm for the soul. Here is an overview of where you can find thermal baths, sauna facilities and swimming pools in Bonn and the region that will lure you in with both relaxation and fun in the water.

Aggua Troisdorf

In the Aggua Troisdorf both swimming and sauna lovers get their money's worth. In the large sauna area and the lakeside sauna village, visitors can enjoy pure wellness. This is complemented by various events and activities. Those who prefer swimming will find a large choice in the covered pool area with slides and the like as well as the outdoor pool.

Address: Aggerdamm 22, 53840 Troisdorf, Germany

Opening hours: Mondays to Sundays from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Contact: 02241-98450; info@aggua.de, www.aggua.de

Saunapark Siebengebirge

Seven different saunas promise relaxation in the Saunapark Siebengebirge: Visitors can choose between saunas with a temperature of 65 to 100 degrees, which also offer a variety of steam infusions. There is a large lounging area as well. The Saunapark Siebengebirge offers an indoor and outdoor swimming pool area and Kneipp treatments are also available.

Address: Dollendorfer Str. 106-110, 53639 Königswinter-Oberpleis

Opening hours: Mondays to Thursdays from 11am to 11pm; Fridays from 11am to midnight; Saturdays from 10am to midnight and Sundays from 10am to 10pm and Sundays from 10pm to 10pm.

Contact: 02244-92170, info@saunapark-siebengebirge.de, www.saunapark-siebengebirge.de

Kristall Rheinpark Thermal Baths Bad Hönningen

The Kristall Rheinpark Therme Bad Hönningen is located directly on the banks of the Rhine. Here visitors can relax in various saunas with an unobstructed view of the river. The sauna world inside is similar to St. Mark's Square in Venice and offers whirlpools and other swimming facilities.

Address: Allée St. Pierre les Nemours 1/ On the banks of the Rhine, 53557 Bad Hönningen

Opening hours: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 9 am to 10 pm; Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9 am to 11 pm

Contact: 02635-952110, info@kristall-rheinpark-therme.de, www.kristall-rheinpark-therme.de

Ahr-Thermal Baths Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler

The Ahr thermal baths in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler can be found in the spa district of the city. Thermal pools, whirlpools, a large outdoor area and the sauna area offer relaxation for visitors. Choose between eight different saunas and heat levels and other wellness offers.

Address: Felix-Rütten-Straße 3, 53474 Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, Germany

Opening hours: Sundays to Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Fridays, Saturdays and public holidays from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Contact: 02641-911760, info@ahr-thermen.de, www.ahr-thermen.de

Monte Mare Rheinbach

Visitors to Monte Mare Rheinbach can enjoy saunas and wellness on an area of around 3000 square meters. Twelve different saunas, steam baths and quiet rooms promise relaxation. There is also plenty of swimming fun, as Monte Mare also has a large sports and leisure pool area suitable for families.

Address: Münstereifeler Straße 69, 53359 Rheinbach, Germany

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to midnight; Sunday and public holidays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Contact: 02226-903028, www.monte-mare.de

Thermal baths and swimming world at Euskirchen

In addition to the huge swimming paradise under a bright glass dome and palm trees, the Thermen & Badewelt Euskirchen (Thermal baths and swimming world at Euskirchen) offers a large wellness program. Ten different saunas and a steam bath are available here and attract visitors with special events and offers.

Address: Thermenallee 1 (Stresemannstr. 999), 53879 Euskirchen

Opening hours: Mondays to Thursdays from 10am to 10pm; Fridays from 10am to 11pm; Saturdays from 9am to midnight; Sundays and public holidays from 9am to 10pm.

Contact: 02251-14850, www.badewelt-euskirchen.de

Roman thermal baths Bad Breisig

The Römer-Thermen Bad Breisig (Roman thermal baths in Bad Breisig) have a thermal pool with whirlpools, a steam bath and various massage options. Visitors can choose between a Finnish sauna, a Euka sauna, a biosauna and a large garden sauna.

Address: Albert-Mertes-Straße 11, 53498 Bad Breisig, Germany

Opening hours: Mondays from 10am to 10pm; Tuesdays to Fridays from 8am to 10pm; Saturdays and Sundays from 8am to 8pm

Contact: 02633-480710, info@roemerthermen.de, www.roemerthermen.de


Wellness just at the gates of Cologne is available in the Bergisch Gladbach Mediterana. Saunas, thermal and vital springs, hamams and more - if you really want to relax, you will get your money's worth. Fitness courses can also be taken in the Mediterana.

Address: Saaler Mühle 1, 51429 Bergisch Gladbach-Bensberg

Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 9 a.m. to midnight

Contact: 02204-2020, www.mediterana.de

Salt grottos in Bonn and the region

Beuel Vital

Strengthen your mental and emotional well-being in harmonious light and relax with gentle sounds - this is the attraction of the Vital salt cave in Bonn-Beuel. There are four deck chairs and four loungers available for visitors - the salt cave offers space for massages for up to four people at the same time. A reservation should be made in advance.

Address: Siegburger Straße 54, 53229 Bonn, Germany

Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Contact: 0228-96397429 and 0228-94693912, www.beuel-vital.de

Salzgrotte Totesmeer (Salt Cave Dead Sea)

The wellness oasis boasts of being the first salt cave in NRW to contain salt from the Dead Sea. The salt concentration of the Dead Sea is eight times as high as that of the Atlantic Ocean. With relaxation music and light effects, visitors can inhale health, energy and vitality with every breath.

Address: Euskirchener Straße 43, 53121 Bonn, Germany

Opening hours: Monday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last admission is one hour before closing time).

Contact: 0228-612108, www.salzgrotte-totesmeer.de


"Just breathe the salt", say the operators of the salt cave Salisana in Alfter. The natural salt cave consists of several tons of rock salt as well as salt from the Dead Sea. A salt peeling with subsequent salt massage also provides a lot of relaxation. Switch off, leave everyday life behind and relax not far from Bonn. Visitors must contact Salisana in advance.

Address: Chateauneufstrasse 16, 53347 Alfter

Opening hours: Tuesday to Friday 9:45 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 9:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Contact: 0228-25901666, salisana.com

Salz-Quelle (Salt Source)

A few moments of peace in a salty atmosphere awaits visitors to the Salt-Quelle Grotto in Sankt Augustin. For almost ten years guests have been enjoying illuminated salt crystals, salt mist, soft music and a gemstone fountain.

Address: Alte Heerstraße 8, 53757 Sankt Augustin, Germany

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9:45 to 1pm and 3:00 to 6:00 pm, Thursday from 9:45 to 1:00 pm, Saturday from 9:45 to 1:00 pm, Sunday from 10:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at agreed times.

Contact: 02241-2343880, www.salz-quelle.de

And these thermal spas and salt caves are recommend by GA readers:

This is a list of thermal spas and salt caves in Bonn and the region which does not claim to be complete or follow objective criteria. It is also not a ranking. The order is arbitrary. Is there a spa or salt cave missing from the list? Please send us an e-mail to online@ga.de.

(Orig. text: Alexandra Mölleken, Laszlo Scheuch; Translation: ck)