'Les Thermes ValVital d'Enghien-les-Bains' offers a comprehensive medical center for treatment of respiratory and ENT disorders in adults.
Located in the heart of the only spa in the Ile-de-France, the Baths of Enghien-les-Bains offers a unique environment where well-being and entertainment come together to make your stay more enjoyable
The only spa in the Ile-de-France
Today Enghien-les-Bains is the only spa in the Ile-de-France, and the water sulfide deposit discovered two centuries ago is the subject of regular operation. The remarkable quality of the water calcium sulphide Enghien-les-Bains can practice a cure of 21 days approved by Social Security and / or free cure for 6 day not reimbursed for the treatment of disease and ENT airways.
This clinic combines medical efficacy of infrastructure at the forefront of technology and the warmth of a place dedicated to well-being.
Enghien-les-Bains, hydrotherapy since 1766 ...
Enghien-les-Bains, hydrotherapy since 1766...
The discovery of Water
In 1766, Louis Cotte, then a young priest Oratorian Montmorency and science buff, discovered during his walks a stream "stinky" in fact sulfur escaping near the spillway of the pond.
He conducted experiments scientists, immersed parts of various metals, found that ducks live in the water without being affected, components and submit it in a paper at the Royal Academy of Sciences. The nature of sulphurous waters is confirmed by Pierre Joseph Macquer, a chemist Academician.
Enghien, a fashionable spa town
In 1823 It is with water from Enghien on the advice of his personal physician, that Louis XVIII heals an ulcer on his leg ... The waters of the city suddenly become fashionable. The craze for all of Paris to Enghien made flow hydrotherapy spa in the recently refurbished.
During the 19th century, Enghien peaked. Under the Second Empire,'' the installation of the Princess Mathilde, cousin of Napoleon III, in the neighboring commune of Saint-Gratien was still growing the popularity of the spa town. She received indeed the brightest writers of this period such as Alexandre Dumas, Theophile Gautier and Gustave Flaubert.