Discovered in 1902, this therapeutic cave system stretches into the Sarmatian limestone of the Balaton Highlands under the city of Tapolca, sections of which can be travelled in a boat. It is a touristic attraction. The beneficial effects on respiratory diseases in the cave’s section lying under the hospital and the hotel, is well known. Its air maintains steady microclimatic parameters; it is not exposed to aggressive outside factors and is virtually completely free of pollens, maintaining a consistent temperature of 14-16 °C. Its exceedingly clean air is very humid and is not exposed to dust. These factors themselves provide therapeutic and tranquillising effects.
Therapeutic cave recommendations:
Asthmatic diseases, bronchitis, pneumoallergic disorders. Staying in the cave has no known ill effects on anyone!