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Radon thermal spa in healing caves in Gastein

Unique warm radon cave for your health holiday

Deep inside the earth the rainwater fallen and seeped in thousands of years warms up and swells at the foot of the Graukogel in Bad Gastein as thermal water from 17 springs (or back out of the mountain). It's 46 ° hot, enriched with natural radon and is particularly revitalizing for the human body. Radon thermal vapour baths is proven to be good to one’s health, helping to fight respiratory and digestion problems.
We are your competent partner for your spa in the Gastein Valley. The radon tunnel in Bad Gastein is unique in the world and achieved best Kurerfolge.

What is the Gastein Healing Cave

The Gastein Healing Cave is located about 12 km from the hotel. You may drive yourself or, for a small fee, with the Heilstollen minibus that pick you up at the hotel and bring you back to the driveway. The Gastein healing cave - the most intensive and effective spa therapy in Gastein!
To live without pain - naturally ... the radon cave therapy can also help you - in a natural way.
In certain indications, up to 80-90 percent of the Cave’s patients benefit from the radon treatment. The body's own messenger substances of healing and inhibiting inflammation are activated. Find your cure in the healing baths of Bad Hofgastein.

But what is radon?
Radon is a natural radioactive noble gas. It is odorless and colorless, enters the body through the respiratory system and the skin. The most common way of expose to radon are radon baths or inhaling radon thermal vapours. There it stimulates the cell metabolism, repair capacity of cells is increased and analgesic substances are produces. After about 3 hours, it is completely eliminated from the body.
Long-lasting pain relief (up to 9 months) and a significant medicines reduction (up to one year) by the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders (such. as ankylosing spondylitis) are documented. Even respiratory and skin diseases are responsive to the immune stabilization. Any questions? Pick up the phone +46 6432 8450. We are your competent partner in matters Gastein cure. As a certified hiking hotel combine your holiday with a health Walking holidays, because exercise is good.

The main indications for a radon tunnel therapy:

  • musculoskeletal diseases
    ankylosing spondylitis or spondyloarthropathies, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, chronic gout, psoriatic arthritis, spinal syndromes, rheumatism (non-inflammatory pain), fibromyalgia syndrome, osteoporosis pain, neuralgia, polyneuropathy, sports injuries, sarcoidosis
  • respiratory diseases,
    Chronic bronchitis, bronchial asthma, chronic sinusitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease,
    hay fever
  • skin disorders 
    psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, delayed wound healing, scleroderma

    Note: The radon tunnel therapy is also worthwhile for menopausal symptoms, for general prophylaxis and immune stabilization.

How it all began …

In earlier centuries the gold and silver mining was the determining factor for wealth in the Gastein Valley. In the 1940s an attempt was made to reactivate the gold mining. Instead of the hoped-for gold they found hot, radon-enriched water vapor, which heated the rock in the mine passages to more than 40 ° C.
Back then the miners of Bad Gastein discovered that that their rheumatic pain had gone and this fact served as a starting point for scientific research from that time onwards. The conclusion: The high temperatures, the humidity and the radon content of the air had the curative effect! In the early fifties the cure enterprise was recorded in the Gastein Healing Caves and since then countless people find relief through the Healing-Cave therapy.