About Baile Herculane

The resort is located in the south-west of Romania, at an altitude of 168 m, 8 km distance from the border with County and only 25 km from the border with Serbia. Resort millennial referred to as “Ad Aquas ad Herculis sacras Media. Natural factors: climate owing mainly with Mediterranean influence, the sedative-matter, mineral isothermal and hyperthermia (38-60 ° C), weakly radioactive, hypotonic, with different chemical compositions:

  • sulfur, chloride, calcium, sodium
  • Chloride, sodium, calcium,
  • Oligo.

Possibilities of treatment: aero heliotherapy, thermal baths, the pool discovered sulfur and salt thermal baths in tubs and pools; buvete for internal cure with mineral water, hydro plants (and sauna), electrotherapy, chinetoterapie, hidrochinetoterapie in pools; inhaloterapie; course of the field. The resort can make excursions to the ruins of Roman baths, Thieves Cave (Cave of Outlaws), Steam Cave, White Cross, and others.
Origin Herculane spans a period of almost two millennia.
Fundamentals of the resort was made in 102 AD the Emperor Trajan, the Romans took from entering Greek cult spa which then developed it. Resort name is linked and our company name comes from the god Hercules, son of Zeus and the beautiful Helen, recorded in Roman mythology as the manager of the hot springs, a symbol of power and balance between physical and spiritual strength.

The Romans built here at Therme Herculia (Ad Aquas Herculia Sacras), temples, baths, monuments and statues dedicated to gods Hercules, Aesculap and Hygieia. Documented resort date back to 153 AD, which recorded a votive tab of Bathrooms: Gods and deities water Ulpius Secundinus, Marius Valens, Pomponius Haemus, Mr. Carus, Val, Valens, Roman sent as delegates to attend the election as consul of their former colleague Severianus, returning unharmed, they raised it by the gratitude. ” During the Roman civilization, Cerna Valley resort was an important attraction for aristrocaţia ancient Rome.
Impressed by the excellent healing power of sacred water in the Cerna Valley, the Romans arrived in Dacia have dedicated balneary cult into Hercules.
The Romans have left many remains: aqueducts, baths, statues, coins, votive taboo high as signs of gratitude to the gods for healing. After 1718 (the Peace of Passarovitz) begins the modern history and contemporary Herculane within the Austrian Empire. From 1736 begins reconstruction and modernization of bathrooms, access roads, building guards Banat here most buildings in the resort, which bears the imprint of Austrian Baroque impressive. It is worth to mention here that in 1999, the Roman baths contained in the monumental Roman building of the hotel have been restored after 2000 years, the tourism so that visitors can follow the treatment rooms have spa on the same terms as governor of province, the Roman general Marcus Aurelius Pius. After the withdrawal of Roman administration and army under Emperor Aurelian, under pressure from migratory populations, the bathrooms have fallen more than the brightness of the Roman period. In 1736, General Andreeas Hamilton, governor of the Banat of the Emperor Charles VI, builds himself mentions the existence of thermals baths and Hercules, and Aesculapius Higeea. Spring rate is the highest Hercules, which is emerging in the hotel Roman bath there is no score in the map. 9. The resort is accessed over time by great personalities, including: Emperor Joseph II, Emperor Francis I and Empress Carolina, Emperor Franz Joseph and Empress Elisabeth.
In 1852 the Austrian Emperor Herculane considered as “the most beautiful resort on the continent and Empress Elisabeth (Sisi) writes a diary in which Herculane are a distinct presence and delightful. The resort is Cena Nicholas Museum, whose collections have begun to be established since 1922.
Uninterrupted existence of two millennia of the resort Herculane miraculous efficacy was favored by the thermal springs is considered a gift of the gods and the resort picturesque setting in a valley sheltered by mountains, a unique beauty.
Provide technical and municipal comfort leading to a rich diversity of high and methods of treatment from traditional spa cure at different methods of physio and electrotherapy, massage, acupuncture, etc… gave the resort a high degree of attractiveness.
Multiple means of recreation and entertainment, restaurants, bars, summer terraces, swimming pools with thermal water, sauna, massage, billiards, etc.. – And opportunities for hiking and trips to resorts and Cerna Valley, is also an attraction for visitors Herculane resort town.


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