Hévíz

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Hévíz

 

a balneological-pelotherapeutic health resort in Hungary, on Lake Balaton, 6 km from the city of Keszthely. The summers are hot, with an average July temperature of 22°C; the winters are mild, with an average January temperature of –1.7°C. The annual precipitation is approximately 750 mm. The waters of Lake Hévíz have therapeutic properties. The water temperature is 33°–35°C in the summer, and 27°–29°C in the winter. The bathing season is year-round. There is slightly radioactive peat mud. Hévíz specializes in treating disorders of the motor and support organs, the peripheral nervous system, and circulatory disturbances in the limbs caused by vein dilation. Facilities include balneological and pelotherapy clinics, bathhouses, sanatoriums, and rest homes.

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In October 2013, the Ministry of Tourism signed a protocol of cooperation between Sharm El-Sheikh and the Hungarian city of Heviz.
Life history pattern and feeding ecology of the introduced eastern mosquitofish, Gambusia holbrooki, in a thermal spa under temperate climate, of Lake Heviz, Hungary.
Locals have welcomed the new Russian "invasion" of tourists who fly into Sarmellek to head to the spa town Heviz, saying they have brought money, new jobs, and even boosted the moribund real estate market during a deep, economic downturn.
The best-known provincial hub of spa tourism is in Heviz (www.
Hungary -- the Danubius Hotels Group's 23 three, four and five-star hotels welcome guests to the most popular Hungarian tourist destinations such as Budapest, or the well-known thermal spas of Heviz, Bukfurdo and Sarvar, not far from the capital, as well as in large country towns and Lake Balaton.
There is also a Deep Cleansing Mask containing mineral-infused mud from Lake Heviz and Queen of Hungary Mist, containing rosemary, sage and lavender, originally created in the 14th century for Elisabeth of Hungary,
Balaton is well-known in central Europe for the thermal hot springs at Heviz, where many go for help with their rheumatism, and it's true many of the holidaymakers there are Germans, Austrians and Hungarians the wrong side of 60.
For those unfamiliar with northern Hungary, Balaton Airport is located 15 km from the city of Heviz.
Four miles to the west o f Keszthely is Heviz, which boasts the largest thermal lake in Europe.
But I felt quite differently about another lake a few hundred miles east at Heviz in Hungary.
JUST 500m from the shores of Lake Heviz, the largest thermal water lake in Europe, the Danubius has a large spa and health centre where you can bathe in indoor and outdoor thermal pools and thermal mud packs.
A 10-minute bus ride from Keszthely, on the tip of the southern shore, is the Heviz - home of the largest natural thermal lake in Europe.