The Mineral Waters of Druskininkai

Posted by Laura Želvytė  |  August 02, 2016

Druskininkai – cosy little town, located in the South of Lithuania, is a genuinely eclectic wonder. Locals are proud to be a part of one of the biggest resorts in the country and the vast variety of attractions that it has to offer: Druskininkai SPA, a water amusement park, a beautiful dancing fountain, historical museums, wonderful nature and parks, impressive Grutas park, holding Soviet sculptures, and much more. But the thing people in this town are most proud of, the same reason for its fame – the natural mineral water sources of Druskininkai. After reading about all the things to do in Druskininkai, you probably already want to go there and not only relax or take part in excursions in Druskininkai but enjoy the natural mineral waters.

Little bit of history

The first time the town Druskininkai was mentioned in any written sources, was in the 17th century. But the fact is, that people inhabited the are since the Stone Age! Until the 18th century, the town was just a regular Lithuanian village until it was declared to be the health centre of Lithuania. The reason for this change was the discovery of a vast amount of natural mineral water sources. The development was taken advantage of, and Druskininkai became a health centre and later on a resort. Over the years, Druskininkai became the biggest health resort in Lithuania. The town and its attractions are developing and growing daily, and Druskininkai is an ever growing town.

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What‘s so special about mineral waters?

Drinking mineral waters has a lot of benefits for your health! You probably guessed it, and you guessed it right – mineral water contains a lot of MINERALS! Not only it has a fresh, fizzy taste, but it also provides your body with minerals and salts that you need consume for better health. Most commonly, you can purchase bottled mineral water in basically any store. But why to do that, when you have an opportunity to purchase one of the many Druskininkai tours and taste natural mineral water straight from the source!

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Mineral waters in Druskininkai

Since the end of the 18th century, there were always rumours spreading about the miracle mineral waters that will make your skin softer, heal all your wounds and cleanse your soul. There are over fifty mineral water sources in Druskininkai, providing the town with water full of calcium and sodium chloride, containing magnesium and bromine; water that is similar to the well-known European mineral waters. The water found in Druskininkai mineral water sources are excellent for healing stomach, intestine, joints, skin, nervous system and many more diseases. Probably everyone in Lithuania has heard about the mineral water soaked mud that works wonders, and it can be found in Druskininkai.

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There are plenty of places of sightseeing in Druskininkai, such as the Gruto park and the M.K Čiurlionis Museum, but the most popular attraction for tourists in this town is the healing mineral waters. If you always wanted to have a trip that will leave you looking better and feeling healthier, make sure to grab a tour to Druskininkai and experience the many miracles this town has to offer!