Agkistro baths, Greece


Agkistro village is built on the Greek- Bulgarian borders, east of the valley of Strymonas. It is an exceptional alternating scenery, serene with lush vegetation and ideal climate conditions. During the reign of Filippos 2nd of Macedonia (4th century B.C.), mines of iron and gold operated in the Agkistro mountain, which along with Paggaio, funded the Alexander ‘s the Great Panhellenic campaign to Asia against the Persians. The hot springs of Agkistro have always been visited by people throughout the centuries.

Curative Water

The temperature of the gushing water from the spring is 34- 39o C.

Characterisation: Superheated Na – Ca- K- SO4— HCO3-F   hypotonic, slightly radioactive curative water of the municipality of Sintiki.

Therapeutic Indications: Rheumatisms, arthritis

Health thermalism facilities

Visitors can enjoy their bath in the byzantine tub, which was built around 950 A.D. Three big hydrants supply the historic group tub with an abundant flow of hot water. Five individual tubs also operate. The temperature of the water in the tubs is 38o C. It is open the whole year round, seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The abundance of the hot curative water, the pleasant environment and the accommodation facilities, compose a place of care for human health and well-being.