spa: submontane health spa
climate: submontane climate, moderately, weakly stimulating
height: 350 m above sea level
postal code: 58-500 Jelenia Góra
telephone area code: +48-75
Main treatment areas:
rheumatic, orthopaedic and post-traumatic disorders, urinary system and neurological diseases, eye diseases.
Natural therapeutic resources:
thermal fluoride waters (21-62oC), therapeutic mud.
Marysieńka natural bottled mineral water that includes fluorine.
Cieplice lies in Jeleniogńska Valley at the foot of the Karkonosze range, just 6 km from the centre of Jelenia Góra. As early as 1381, the city was the property of the Schaffgotsch family, who built balneological facilities together with the Cistercian monks. In the 17th century, the springs were surrounded by stone rotundas with treatment cubicles. Many famous people from across Europe came here for treatment, including the Polish Queen Marysieńka Sobieska. It is one of the oldest spas.
13 spa hospitals and sanatoriums with 952 beds.
physiotherapy centres at the spa hospitals and sanatoriums, thermal pool.
Cieplice Spring, Viennese Music Festival at Zdrojowy Theatre (May), Jelenia Góra September, International Festival of Street Theatres, Jelenia Góra Theatre Meetings, Festival of Polish and European Music, a national festival called Promotion by Stars, Tourist Market (August), entertainment and concerts at the band shell, art exhibitions, Zdrojowy (Spa) Theatre (1836) in the classicistic style.
Tourism and sports:
2 indoor swimming pools, 3 outdoor pools, 17 tennis courts, riding-school, ski-lifts in nearby Karpacz, Szklarska Poręba and Dziwiszów; interesting hiking and biking routes to towns in the Karkonosze foothills. Spa centre Sanatorium „Lalka” Spa.