It was Jérôme Bonaparte (the youngest brother of Napoleon Bonaparte) who launched the spa resort of Divonne-les-Bains in 1892. Since then, Guy de Maupassant, pianist Gabriel Fauré and other famous personalities have come to take the waters.
Forget all your troubles by immersing yourself in the very source of wellbeing, at the thermal baths of Divonne-les-Bains! From a whole range of spa and hydrotherapy treatments, you'll find just the right solution to re-energise and simply take a little time out. And the nearby Jura Mountains are the icing on the cake, beckoning you to the summit to let go even more!
Balneotherapy at Divonne-les-Bains
Divonne-les-Bains is the perfect place to find a new harmony of body and mind. In brief, here's a spa resort that makes you feel good!
In fact, even the Gauls used to celebrate "Divona", the goddess of the springs. But it wasn't until 1849 that a doctor created the spa to treat nervous disorders with cold water.
Stress? Depression? Dark thoughts? It is said that pessimistic thoughts can trigger or exacerbate certain health disorders like migraine, insomnia and even backache.
As it happens, the thermal water of Divonne-les-Bains contains just the right balance of mineral salts (calcium, magnesium, fluor) to stave off the anxieties of modern life. Prepare for the great zen experience!
Relaxing at the spa
You don't need a doctor's prescription to feel the need for a little pampering and time out for yourself.
The wellness centre of Divonne-les-Bains proposes a wide range of "wellbeing" facilities, including a thermal pool, a fun pool, a jacuzzi, a weights room, a beauty salon and yoga, all midway between Lake Geneva, the Jura massif and Mont-Blanc.En savoir plus sur le Spa
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Other attractions of Divonne-les-Bains
A racetrack and casino for entertainment, a golf course for a little exercise in the country, and a picturesque manmade lake for watersports of every kind.
With everything you need to let go and make a new start, Divonne-les-Bains truly has nothing to envy of the major spa resorts!Découvrir la ville
Close to the highest peaks of the Jura massif
It is widely accepted that a healthy mind requires a healthy body and vice-versa! What better way to clear your mind and stretch your legs than by escaping to the heights of the Jura Mountains?
Not far from Divonne-les-Bains, the massif's highest peaks, including Dôle and Crêt de la neige, beckon you for a leisurely walk or a challenging hike. Your chance to enjoy the stunning panoramic views over Lake Geneva and the Alps!Découvrir les sommets du Jura