Sidirokastro Thermal Baths
The thermal springs are located seven kilometers west from the city of Sidirokastro, opposite of the mountain Beles and the river Strymona.
The main feature of the Sidirokastro area is the extensive geothermal field.
The geothermal field of Thermopigi-Sidirokastro is located 8 km north-west of the town of Sidirokastro, along the Thermopigi settlement, which, apart from the large amounts of heat it yields, has healing properties.
The temperature of the water is 43, 7- 55oC and it is characterized as superheated Na- Ca- K- HCO3- F-B hypotonic curative water of the municipality of Sintiki.
The Sidirokastro thermal springs are suitable for the following diseases:
The waters are proposed as a remedy for treatment of musculoskeletal diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, osteoarthritis, deforming arthritis, discopathy, sciatica, tendinitis, back pain, old fractures, cervical syndrome and certain gynecological diseases.
The mineral water drinking therapy is indicated for treatment of the liver, kidneys, bile, digestive, circulatory and urinary system.Also is good for chronic colitis, gastritis, cholecystitis, ulcers, gallstones and nephrolithiasis.
A byzantine bath, 3 jacuzzi pools and 12 individual tubs operate in the hydrotherapy centre of the baths, while aromatherapy, chocolate therapy and clay therapy is provided. The temperature of the water in the facilities is 40-42oC. The baths remain open during the whole year, seven days a week and 24 hours a day. In the area, there is a hotel with a restaurant and other facilities for the care of the visitors.