town in Caraș-Severin County, Romania
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Băile Herculane is a spa town in Caraș-Severin County, Romania. The history of this town goes way back to second century.

Neptune Bathhouse

There are 16 natural springs with thermal mineral water, scattered along the Cerna for about 4 km, in the neighbourhood of the town. Nine hydro-geological drillings have been performed to obtain flow increases.

Get inEdit

  • By road: The spa is 5 km far from the National Road DN 6 (E 70), which links the western part of the country to Bucharest;
  • By train: Herculane rail station on the international railway Bucharest-Timișoara-Budapest;
  • By plane: the nearest airports: Craiova (160 km) and Timișoara international airport (170 km). The closest important town is Drobeta-Turnu-Severin (47 km).
  • Băile Herculane is posted in south-west of Romania, at the crossing of the 450 52I N parallel with 230 52I E meridian, in the same position with Venice and Nice.
  • It's just off European route E 70, 380 km from Bucarest.
  • The nearest airport is at Caransebes – 70 km away.
Church of the Transfiguration

Get aroundEdit


  • 1 Băile Herculane Railway Station (Gara Băile Herculane). Baroque railway station built 1878-1886, considered one of the most beautiful in Romania.
  • 2 Șapte Izvoare Spa (Ștrandul Șapte Izvoare). Outdoor swimming pool with hot spring.




Near the Stone Bridge




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