The small town of Cegled in the heart of Hungary is not only famous for its fertile land, vast agricultural land and thermal springs. It is a city with a long history, which has seen many decay and destruction. The first mention of Cegled dates back to 1290. The walls of the city were seen both by Mongol invasion and peasant uprising, and for some time Cegled was even under the rule of the Turks, as well as whole Hungary.
Thermal springs in Cegléd Hungary
At the beginning of the 90s of the XX century on the outskirts of Cegled, located 70 km from Budapest, thermal springs were discovered, which later became the main attraction of the city.
The final decision to open a health resort on the territory of Cegled was made in 2002. Since then, a huge infrastructure of 38,000 km. m. has been built, allowing not only relaxation of body and soul, but also a lot of therapeutic and recovery procedures:
- 10 different indoor and outdoor pools with mineral water from thermal springs, including separate pools for children.
- Underwater massage baths.
- Therapeutic massage.
- Gymnasiums equipped with the latest technology.
Accommodation in Thermal Village Cegled, located within walking distance from the Thermal Village and the Water Park, will not only allow you to spend your vacation in the conditions of increased comfort in a small distance from the lively city center, but also will not waste time on long trips to get to the thermal source. Our guests will be provided with particularly favorable conditions and discounts on visiting thermal springs.
«Water has been given the magical power to become the juice of life on Earth» — Leonardo da Vinci.
It is no secret that natural thermal springs are a treasure prove of health and beauty for people. Swimming and recreational pools are filled with healing water, which rises from a depth of more than 1,000 meters. The initial temperature of the water in the thermal springs reaches 54 degrees Celsius. But closer to the surface, the temperature drops to 38 degrees Celsius, which is comfortable for a person. The total area of the water surface on the territory of the resort complex exceeds 1 400 sq.m.
Composition of the healing water of Cegled
|Potassium||mg/l||Metaborate acid||14 mg/l|
|Sodium||590.0 mg/l||Metacoracic acid||36 mg/l|
|Ammonium||7.2 mg/l||Free carbon dioxide||20.9 mg/l|
|Calcium||6.3 mg/l||Chloride||400 mg/l|
|Magnesium||1.0 mg/l||Bromine||1.11 mg/l|
|Iron||0.12 mg/l||Iodine||1.0 mg/l|
|Lithium||0.04 mg/l||Fluorides||1.15 mg/l|
|Hydrogen carbonate||980 mg/l|
|Phosphate (total)||0.39 mg/l|
|The sum of cations is||609 mg/l||The sum of anions is||1384 mg/l|
The amazing composition of water from the thermal springs of Cegled allows not only to undergo general rehabilitation, restore physical and psychological health, but also to successfully treat numerous diseases:
- diseases of the musculoskeletal system;
- diseases of the digestive system;
- rheumatic diseases;
- dermatological (skin) diseases;
- neurological diseases.
Bathing treatment with the use of water from the thermal springs of Cegled has a beneficial effect on the protective functions of the body and stimulates the immune system.
Other attractions of the Cegled resort
There's plenty things to see in Cegled, except for the thermal health resort.
- The city has the largest Calvinist church in Central Europe, built in 1834.
- The balcony of Kossuth, from which Lajos Kossuth gave his famous speech.
- On the central square of Szabadság Tér (Freedom Square) there is a statue of Lajos Kossuth (in New York there is an exact copy of it).
- Kossuth Museum.
- Drum Museum.
- The Church of the Holy Cross is a Catholic church built in the style of classicism.
- The Lutheran Church is a wonderful example of neo-Gothic style in architecture.
- The building of the municipality, built in the early XX century in the eclectic style.
The status of the spa town has left its mark on Cegled. Here, between the healing period in the thermal springs and the harmonious neighborhood of ancient and modern architecture, you can relax in one of the numerous restaurants and cafes and taste local cuisine. Don't forget that Cegled is famous for its farms, so the dishes served will be made of the freshest and most natural products.
For lovers of active recreation, Cegled has prepared many exciting surprises. Here you will find Hungary's largest water park, rope park, paintball, fishing grounds, stables and even a professional karting track.
The kids don't get bored while they're on vacation in Cegled. There are many well-equipped and safe playgrounds in the city. They will be interesting and fun for children of different ages, and it will be convenient for parents to look after them.