The origins of Nancy Thermal
1909: First bore-hole 800 metres deep.
1911: The French National Academy of Medicine approves the use of the spring water for therapeutic purposes.
1913: Opening of the thermal spa resort, with one of the first 50-metre indoor pools and the round swimming pool.
End of the 1930s: Balneotherapy on the site is abandoned.
Renaissance of thermal baths
2007: Start of a partnership between Greater Nancy and Nancy Regional University Hospital.
2007-2011: A new bore-hole is formed.
2011: Resupply of the swimming pools with spring water and restoration of the historical sites in order to start a clinical study demonstrating the water’s therapeutic value.
2012-2013: In partnership with Nancy Regional University Hospital, a clinical study was conducted on 283 patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.
2014: Favourable opinion issued by the French National Academy of Medicine to use the natural mineral water spring for therapeutic purposes.
2018: Compagnie européenne des Bains / Valvital selected by Greater Nancy Council as the public service concession holder for operating the aquatic, thermal and wellness centre of Nancy Thermal.
Spring 2023: Opening of Nancy Thermal.