Lázně Velichovky a.s. is a private medical facility which has existed for more than one hundred years and specializes in the treatment of locomotive organs disorders, rheumatic diseases, and post-injurious and post-operative states of bones and joints, including total joint replacements. The treatment is ensured in cooperation with prominent specialists from the Orthopaedic Clinic of the University Hospital in Hradec Králové, Na Homolce Hospital, Bulovka Hospital and others. An Institute for Medical Wellness was opened in 2007. It ensures the best quality of provided service including all the possible comforts expected by guests.
Velichovky, a village known for its spa tradition that began more than a hundred years ago, can be found in the north-east of Bohemia, about 20 km away from Hradec Králové. In 1897 the cretaceous bog (peloid) was found. It is particularly appreciated for its unique chemical composition, leading to a sanatorium opening which is today very popular with many guests and casual tourists. In the comfortable spa villas located in a beautiful park you can admire the well-preserved original exterior. The spa keeps up with the times and therefore offers a wide range of procedures concerning Medical Wellness.
The local source of natural peloids.
Adults: neurological diseases, musculoskeletal system diseases
Spa guests can enjoy a fitness centre, tennis and squash courts, bowling alley or golf. It is possible to spend free time in aqua aerobics, sophrology or yoga. The surroundings are suitable for hiking and cycling. There is a nature reserve close to the spa complex where does, mouflons, deer, and roe deer can be seen.
ZOO Dvůr Králové nad Labem: The largest display of African animals and a unique evening safari.
Ratibořice Chateau and a Babiččino údolí valley: A hiking trail for lovers of hiking and cycling tracks lead through the valley that was the theme of the famous novel The Grandmother (Babička) by Božena Němcová.
Josefov: A fort, military architecture from the 18th century. The dominant feature is a large labyrinth of tunnels, the largest complex in Europe in the time mentioned. The length of the tunnels reaches almost 45 km.
Kuks: The Church of the Holy Trinity, a Baroque hospital building, spa houses, and a pharmaceutical exposition called The Miracles of Pharmacy. The most interesting items the castle exteriors are decorated with are 24 Baroque sculptures by Mathias Braun; one half of them represent the Virtues, the other half Vices.
Náchod and Opočno Castles, the Forest Kingdom Dam: These sights can be found within 20 km from the Velichovky Spa.