Fonte das termas de Chaves- Chaves, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas
N 41° 44.255 W 007° 28.371
29T E 626994 N 4621767
Quick Description: The water temperature is constant throughout the year at the spring, is 73 degrees, which makes them the hottest of the Iberian Peninsula and the hottest sodium-bicarbonate waters Europe.
Location: Porto, Portugal
Date Posted: 10/29/2011 7:39:40 AM
Waymark Code: WMCZ72
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Min Dawg
Views: 5

Long Description:
[PT]
De origem Romana e envoltas num cenário pitoresco as Caldas de Chaves ou Termas de Chaves com alvará de 1899, situam-se em plenos jardins marginais do (Tabolado) junto ao rio Tâmega e a zona da antiga cidade medieval. Brotam das entranhas do vale as suas águas de origem vulcânica que atravessam diversas camadas magmáticas, desembocando á superfície com características e composição únicas.

Águas alcalinas, com valor de PH 6,63, bicarbonatadas-sódicas e fluoretadas, gaso-carbónicas e hipertermais. A temperatura das águas constante durante todo o ano à saída das nascentes, é de 73 graus, durante todo ano, o que faz delas as mais quentes da Península Ibérica e as águas bicarbonatadas-sódicas mais quentes da Europa.


[EN]
Of Roman origins shrouded in a picturesque setting and the Baths of Chaves, located right in the gardens by the river Tâmega marginal zone and the old medieval city. Spring from the bowels of the valley the waters of volcanic magma passing through several layers, leading to the surface with unique characteristics and composition.

Alkaline water with pH 6.63, bicarbonate, and sodium fluoride, gaseous carbon and the temperature of 73 degrees.The water temperature is constant throughout the year at the spring, is 73 degrees, which makes them the hottest of the Iberian Peninsula and the hottest sodium-bicarbonate waters Europe.


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Temperature (F): 163.4

Temperature (C): 73

Type: Developed

Cost?: Use Fee

Open to the Public?: yes

Other Amenities:
Buvette


Clothing Optional?: Not Listed

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