Bank holidays

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Wellness package deals for bank holiday weekends

Bank holiday weekends are perfect for a spa break. With wellness treatments in the spa, activities in beautiful nature and enjoyable meals, a long weekend can be fully utilised. The short holiday thus becomes a restful break that gives new energy for everyday life. 

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What are bank holiday weekends?

A  bank holiday is a national public holiday. Bank holiday weekends are weekends that are extended by a bank holiday. Thus a bank holiday weekend is a long weekend with at least three days off from work. 

If a bank holiday is celebrated on a Thursday or Tuesday, in Germany it is very popular to take the extra day off (between the bank holiday and the weekend). Thus you only have to take one day off from work but can enjoy a longer break of four days. 

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Especially the days around Christmas, between Christmas and New Year, and around Easter and Whitsun are popular dates for long bank holiday weekends.

Planning a spa break on a bank holiday

Anyone planning a spa break in a wellness hotel should take a close look at bank holidays. If a public holiday is celebrated on Thursday or Tuesday, you can spend a long weekend at the wellness hotel with just taking one day off from work (provided you have the weekend off).

A Spa break is often a short holiday that is planned as a supplement to the main holiday. Long weekends are therefore the ideal opportunity for a spa break. Accordingly, the dates are often in demand. It is therefore worth booking wellness package deals on a bank holiday very early.

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Wellness package deals for Bank holidays

Many wellness hotels offer special wellness packages around Bank holidays. Particularly on popular Bank holidays such as New Year's Eve and New Year's Day, Easter, Labour Day on the first of May and Whitsun wellness packages are put together to match the theme.

Our Bridge days-Tips for you

Tea bath

Relax with the help of your favorite herbs! Instead of using bath additives, you can also use lavender, eucalyptus or cypress. Simply put the herbs in a tea bag and hang it into the water. Not only does this look great, but it smells amazing and helps you to relax.

Work-Out at office

How about using your time at the office and training your abs? Try lifting the garbage can with your feet. Repeat that about 15 times. Nobody will ever tell you sitting at your desk makes fat!

Don’t worry, be happy!

Your last vacation seems ages ago? You can program your brain into thinking you are on that sunny island again: Apply some nurturing scented oil with orange and jasmin on your body, inhale deeply and let your mind wander off to beautiful, warm and unforgettable places!

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