Frantiskovy Lazne is the first mud baths ever established in the world opened in 1792. In the same year, Austrian Emperor Franz I was crowned a Czech king and the spa was thus named after him. The local therapeutic facilities specialize in the treatment of heart and blood circulation problems, of urinary tract disorders, but mainly of gynecologic concerns, including infertility.
|Children's gynaecological therapeutic spa|
Karlovy Vary, also known as Carlsbad, is named after the Emperor Charles IV, who founded the city in 1370. It is historically famous for its hot springs (12 main springs and about 300 smaller springs) and it is also the largest spa in the Czech Republic. In the 19th century, it became a popular tourist destination, especially for international celebrities. The water and mud are used to treat patients with digestive and musculoskeletal problems‚ urinary tract diseases.