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“Pleasant sauna experience with a view of Neuschwanstein.”

Konigliche Kristall-Therme
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Reviewed November 29, 2011

We visited Königliche Kristalltherme on a Friday night when there is nude swimming in all pools. It is not a very huge complex compared to many German saunas that we have visited, but it is quite pleasant. There is also a beautiful view from the outdoor pools to the Neuschwanstein and Oberschwangau castles.
We also took part in an Aufguss (the ceremony when water is poured on the hot stones of the sauna) which took place in a very big sauna. This had the advantage that it wasn't difficult to get a seat, but the Aufguss was not very hot, something that is not so easy in a large sauna.
We had delicious salads in the restaurant in the sauna part.

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Reviewed November 29, 2011

Extremely relaxing, good value and a unique experience with wondurful scenic surroundings. Beware - some choose to be textile free prior to 7pm! Cocktails whilst in the pool was really fun but probably not wise from a health and safety perspective!

1  Thank 369JenniferC
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Reviewed November 25, 2011

A few years ago, we discovered the fabulous therme in Erding, which led to a new hobby - seeking out the elaborate thermal spas of Germany. Turns out there are LOTS of them. We (intentionally) showed up on Friday night knowing that come 7:00 pm, the chimes would toll and the entire facility would become texteil frei (or in other words - no swimsuits allowed) The place was pretty crowded, (with a strong leaning toward the 'older crowd' 70+ set) but we finally found a couple chaise lounges to call home base.

As to the allusion to the amusement park? Well, I couldn't help but think of those children's parks built around mother goose rhymes with the intention of emulating Disney's Fantasyland but missing the mark in the first place; looking REALLY dated in the last place. The decorations were overtly tacky, ranging from huge faux chandeliers to crystal laden, sparkly mermaids. There were several pools of various temperatures, but only a couple were warm enough for us softies who really prefer WARM thermal baths. And they all felt a bit crowded even when only a few people were present. The themed saunas we looking dated as well.

Had we come here before visiting several other spas in Germany it's quite possible we would have felt differently, and the place was adequately clean, but all said, neither of us could imagine a single reason why we would return in the future, knowing there are at least three other amazing spas within a two hour drive. Glad we tried it; happy we don't have to go back!

3  Thank PDCE-85
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Reviewed November 6, 2011

My husband and I were in Schwangau to see the two castles and decided to go to the Therme for a relaxing evening. We had a wonderful time in the 5 different mineral pools available (some indoor some outdoor). My husband's favorite was the high-saline pool (12% salt) where he was able to float easily for the first time ever. One of the pools has a swim up bar and there is a restaurant available. Very relaxing.

6  Thank JMCricket
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