Lądek-Zdrój is a spa town located in the Eastern Sudety Mountains, in the valley of the Biała Lądecka River, near the border with the Czech Republic.
The city is famous for its rich history and culture, as well as its numerous mineral springs, which are used for medicinal purposes. It is a village whose origins date back to 1282. It owes its popularity primarily to the fact that it has been a health resort since the late 15th century, making it the oldest spa in Poland and one of the oldest in Europe.
A multitude of tourist attractions, beautiful architecture, picturesque landscapes make the city attractive both in summer and winter.
Ladek-Zdroj is famous for its abundance of mineral springs, which are used for therapeutic purposes, and for its numerous rehabilitation centers and sanatoriums.
It is a popular destination for those seeking relaxation and improved health. Radioactive (radon-containing) sulfide-fluoride waters occur here. People with rheumatic diseases, orthopedic diseases and neurological diseases primarily come here. Radon waters also work to increase sex hormone levels. Among those treated at the spa were. Goethe, Empress Catherine II, Emperor Alexander I, Prussian kings, John Quincy Adams - later president of the US....
The area around Ladek-Zdroj offers many beautiful landscapes, mountain hiking trails, ski lifts and other tourist attractions.
Worth seeing include. mountain peaks, such as Czarna Góra, Trojak or Śnieżnik, where you can enjoy beautiful panoramas.
The Bear Cave and Table Mountain National Park are also interesting places.
Nearby are numerous historical monuments and historic towns of Lower Silesia.
The Lądek-Zdrój area also offers a wealth of bicycle routes of various lengths and levels of difficulty. They are among the most interesting in Lower Silesia.