Location and climate
Spa Dudince is situated at an altitude of 140 m above sea level, at the foot of Krupina the southwest of central Slovakia. The highest point is Gestenec hill (179.5 m asl), the lowest bed of the river Štiavnica. Spa Dudince is in Slovakia among the areas with the warmest climate in the summer to an average of 50 days with temperatures exceeding 25 ° C. Thanks to the geographical position is characterized by a large number of sunny days per year, low clouds and low wind.
Spa Dudince your visitors catch mainly natural scenery and attractions such as Castle Čabraď, arboretum Rykynčice, Trúbiaci kameň in Suchár, Litava surroundings and many other beautiful landscapes. Broad-leaved deciduous forests Krupina provide an opportunity for observation of wildlife, but also for hiking.
Natural healing resources
The basis of spa treatment in Dudince are rare balneological properties of mineral water. Bicarbonate, chloride, sodium, calcium, carbon, sulfur hypotonic water also contains other important elements such as magnesium, fluorine, bromine, boron, potassium and varied range of dissolved minerals, especially Glauber's salt, which creates conditions for the treatment of certain diseases of digestive organs, manganese and iodine. Spontaneous rises from a depth of 57.2 m with temperature seepage at 28 ° C and total mineralization 5667 mg/I. Water is unique as it is the only one in Europe contains a total of carbon dioxide and hydrogen sulfide. Water of similar composition can offer abroad only spa in Vichy (France) and Japan. The main therapeutic agent for diseases of cardiovascular system are carbon dioxide and for diseases of the musculoskeletal and nervous system, sulfur is in the form of hydrogen sulphide. A large amount of dissolved minerals and gases, including these most valuable sources of healing mineral waters.