Bad Kreuznach

Bad Kreuznach is a little town in Rhineland-Palatinate, well known as one of Germany’s best health spa resorts.

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Bad Kreuznach city centre

Its main asset is the thermal spring water, rich in minerals, pumped up in swimming pools from about 500 meters depth, with a salt content of 1.5-2 %. You can enjoy the benefits of thermal spring water in one of city’s spa centers, like Bäderhaus or Crucenia-Therme (the name resembles Cruciniacum, the old, celtic name of Bad Kreuznach from the 5th century BC).

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Crucenia Therme spa center.

After the spa session, I can recommend Pizzeria La Perla, a nice little family-owned italian restaurant, where Rosa, Franco and their son, Roberto, will welcome you with good food and one of the best coffees I’ve ever had.

You can also take a walk around the town, they have a nice shopping street called Mannheimer Strasse, with plenty of shops and restaurants.

I should warn you that Bad Kreuznach is peaceful and quiet, so not exactly a party destination.

The Eltz Castle is one hour drive away.

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