Prats Thermal Spa began as a small thermal baths that were founded by the Prats family to make use of the water from the La Mina hot spring source. The growing phenomenon of the summer holiday led to the construction of the current building in the town centre during the second half of the 19th century.
Vichy Catalan Thermal Spa was developed by Doctor Modest Furest i Roca, who in 1880 bought the Las Ànimes Hill. The purpose of this purchase was to exploit the thermal water sources and consisted of building a bottling plant at the thermal baths.
Thermal water source, also known by the name Raig d’en Mel. It came about from the construction of a mine, whose works were done to dry out a marshy field. During the 1840s, its hot water was channelled underground to some bath houses, which were the origins of the Prats and Soler Thermal Spas.
Public hot spring source from which thermal water at 56º flows from Sant Grau Hill. Given the location of this hot spring source, it is believed that it was the upwelling that supplied water to Roman thermal baths. Traditionally, the inhabitants used the water from the hot spring source for domestic use, either to drink or to cook or wash with.
Public hot spring source from where thermal water at 60º flowed from Sant Grau Hill. The water from the hot spring source, also called Santa Cecília, was used by inhabitants for domestic use, given its famous properties. In the mid-19th century, it belonged to the Pla i Deniel family, who was authorised to export it as medicinal water in 1870 under the name “San Narciso.”
The famous properties of the thermal water of Caldes de Malavella, which was offered at the thermal spas, meant that those who were not lodging at those establishments also wanted to have access to it, and this led to it being bottled and distributed to many places.
La Vaca hot spring source is a source of mineral water that is in the very centre of Granja Park, an urban development project begun in the 1920s that envisaged the construction of a garden city for those taking their summer holiday in Caldes. The hot spring source, Modernist in style, is named after a tile that is crowned with the illustration of a bovine.