Baden bei Wien, a climatic spa town and thermal baths, lies 220
- 250 m above sea level.
Population: 25.000. Total area: 27 km².
Baden near Vienna owes its origin to the hot sulphur springs. Even
in Roman times the healing bath ”Aquae” was highly popular.
Indeed water still remains of enormous importance to the vibrance
of this heavenly town. With a natural temperature of up to 36 degree
Celsius, the curative water is the basis for numerous treatments
in the fields of prevention, the Baden spa treatment, wellness and
just bathing fun.
Between 1803 and 1834 Baden was the offical summer residence of
the Emperor Franz 1, and the royal family spent much of the summer
taking the airs and waters in the town.
Baden, is located 26 km south of Viennal in a region known for
its vineyards and thermal baths. Vienna-Schwechat international
airport is 33 km away. The town owes its even, almost Mediterranean
climate, its balmy temperatures and often cloudless days to its
location at the eastern edge of the Vienna forest, the gate to the
Helenental valley, surrounded by the woods and straggling vineyards
of the Panonian plain.