Little ABC for your spa-break questions ...
In their treatment discriptions, wellness hotels often use technical terms, which are hard to understand for potential guests. We have therefore collected and defined the most relevant terms in our small wellness ABC. A tip: Our wellness dictionary also supports word requests. You don't need to know the exact wording.
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What is a vichy shower?
The city of Vichy, located in France, is known for its five natural mineral springs. The Vichy Shower is inspired by these springs. A Vichy shower includes five to seven shower heads that are placed in a row over a cushioned table. During the treatment, the visitor lies down while water showers the body. Visitors experience Vichy Showers as a sort of massage, which relaxes their muscles. A Vichy Shower has various positive side effects: It enhances blood circulation, detoxifies the body and can eliminate negative effects of lymphatic blockage.
Where to get a vichy shower
One can enjoy a vichy shower at the spa. They are usually used as a complementary treatment to for example wash off body peelings. Vichy Showers are part of the so-called Thallaso therapy.