Health Tourism - A guide to the more important health and spa centres in Bulgaria.
Bulgaria abounds in hydrothermal resources, unique in composition (over 600
mineral springs with temperatures between 10 C and 102 C) and known for their
curative properties even in old age. The climate is healthy and has a marked
curative effect in certain regions of the country. The varied relief, warm sea,
fresh verdure and mountains air, combined with various treatment procedures,
exert a favourable influence on a number of ailments.
The health resorts are situated in some of the most picturesque places of
Bulgaria and balneological treatment is available in combination with
climate treatment and physical therapy.
The best known ones are SANDANSKI -
beneficial to the treatment of bronchial asthma, HISSARYA -
known for the successful treatment of urological and liver diseases, VELINGRAD -
for non-specific conditions of the respiratory tract, disturbances of the
locomotory system, neurological disorders, gynaecologycal complaints, mild forms
of diabetes, obesity, and Kyustendil - for conditions of the bones, joints and
tendons, disorders of the nervous system, cardiovascular diseases, disturbances
of the reproductive system and sterility.