Relaxation holidays are a big trend this year. Keeping with that spirit France offers spas ranging from luxury resort hotels to enchanting spa villages that have been attended since the Ancient Roman times. You could visit Evian and experience the curative waters that have been used as drinking water for years. How about enjoying a luxurious spa in Bordeaux where pampering treatments and wine are combined? Or maybe you could walk in rural areas and admire fantastic scenery.
If you like relaxation and would like to improve your heath in less popular spots here are some ideas of unique treats in natural surroundings!
Walking in rural France, Auvergne
The Massif Central is in the heart of Auvergne, an area of mountains and volcanoes, lakes and hidden villages. The scenery is extraordinary in this historic region.There are trekking tours for all ages and levels and a great selection of quality rural holiday accommodation.
Spa towns in Lorraine
The most recent of the spas is in the town of Amneville. In this spa the water is drawn from a natural spring 900m below ground and emerges at temperatures of more than 41C. In Saint-Eloy, the spring water is known for its analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects.
Thermal Baths in Alsace
This area in North-East of France has many spa sites offering modern facilities and custom or beauty treatments. You can enjoy Thermal Baths in a landscape of hills, vineyards and forests. Its treatment programme includes steam baths, whirlpool and multiple-jet baths, aromatherapy massage plus an aqua gym, mud packs and algae-enriched baths.
Hydrotherapy in Midi-Pyreness
Hydrotherapy is an ancient spa treatment made to relieve stress and tension.This region has significantly developed its spa services in he past few years. Treatments include steam baths, geysers, massage jets, body wraps among others.
Whether you are looking for some pampering or a rejuvenating break, France has many spa options to suit your needs.