EGEC on the top 6 geothermal destinations in Europe you need to see

EGEC on the top 6 geothermal destinations in Europe you need to see Széchenyi Medicinal Bath in Budapest, Hungary (source: flickr/ Alex E. Proimos, creative commons)
Alexander Richter 29 Jul 2020

Expanding on a Top 6 list of geothermal destinations in Europe by EGEC, here an - obviously incomplete - list of other great geothermal destinations across Europe.

Shared today, the European Geothermal Energy Council has shared its top 6 European geothermal destinations one needs to see.

From the ultimate geothermal tour in Tuscany, Italy, a family vacation at Disney’s Villages Nature in Paris, France, the Blue Lagoon spa in Iceland, the Pamukkale terraces in Turkey, the geothermal baths in Budapest, Hungary, and the volcanic dining experiecne at the El Diablo Restaurant in Spain.

Check out EGEC’s post here.

What other geothermal sites would you like to see making a list of top European geothermal destinations? … question naturally is also what defines “top”, but maybe naming a few I could add:

The Uunartoq hot springs in Southern Greenland – a bit remote, but looks stunning

The geothermal exhibition at the Hellisheidi geothermal power plant, Iceland

The Roman Baths in Bath, England

Thermal Baths, Baden Baden, Germany

Thermal Baths at Bains de Lavey, Switzerland

Therme Vals, Switzerland

Heviz Lake Baths, Hungary

Aeolian Islands, Sicily, Italy

Bains de Dorres, Pyrennees, France

Palia Kameni hot springs, Greece

Széchenyi Baths, Budapest, Hungary

Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad), Czech Republic)

Hammam Al Ándalus, Granada, Spain

Loka Brunn, Sweden

There are naturally tons more … so forgive me to very likely missing out on your favourite spot.


Given that I live in Iceland here a few more gems in the country:

GeoSea geothermal bath, Husavik, Iceland

Vök Baths, Egilsstadir, Iceland

Mývatn Nature Baths, Iceland

Krauma Baths & Spa, Iceland

Laugarvatn Fontana, Iceland


Source: EGEC