Sklené Teplice is one of the oldest spa towns in Slovakia. It is situated at the foot of the Štiavnica Mountains between Hliník nad Hronom and Podhorie municipalities near Banská Štiavnica.A pleasant ancient spa town is ideal for a day trip even for families with children. The village is popular mainly thanks to the thermal springs and healing water. Besides, tourists are attracted by Kapitulské bralá cliffs and Szabóova skala rock which became the first protected area in Slovakia in 1907.
This ancient spa town is ideal for a day trip even for families with children. The famous spas have tempted many specialists and travellers. It has been visited by, for instance, a famous English traveller Edward Brown, a German mineralogist and botanist Brückmann, but also a Slovak scholar Matej Bel.
In the middle of the municipality where healing thermal water of 37°C-52.3°C wells forth, there is a Medical and thermal spa resort. The thermal pool with a leisure pool, children’s pool and a hip-pool with water temperature from 24°C to 39°C is popular as well.
The greatest attraction, unique in Europe, is the natural travertine cave Parenica with thermal water. The water in it has a temperature of 42° C. The steam bath doesn’t take longer than 20 minutes, followed by a half-hour wrapping and relaxing massage chair.