The Outariz and Burga de Canedo thermal area is the largest one in the city, with multiple bathing spaces extending along the right bank of river Minho. Two sets of outdoor thermal pools are situated in a large landscaped recreational area including a children playground.
The Outariz area has a cold water pool and three hot water pool, while in the Burga de Canedo area there is a pool of cold water and three double pools of hot water. A pedestrian walkway connects the pool area with the other side of the river, where there is a large parking area. The bathing area has changing rooms with lockers and toilets available to users.
The hyperthermal waters in the area have weak mineralization, alkaline, fluoridnes and silicates. They emerge at various points between the cracks in the granitic rock, with large flows at a temperature around 60 º C. They are suitable for dermatological and musculoskeletal ailments.
Quimical composition: Hyperthermal and very soft waters with low mineralization, bicarbonate, sodium, and fluorides.
Contraindications: hypotension, hypertension, heart conditions and pregnancy. Check with your doctor before using these facilities.
Hot Spring Temperature: 55,7ºC (Outariz) and 60,2ºC (Burga de Canedo)
PH: 7.88 (Outariz) and 7.8 (Burga de Canedo)
How to Get There
The area of Outariz and Burga de Canedo is for pedestrians only. The closest parking lot is located in the area of Reza, on the other side of the pedestrian walkway. It is also possible to park in the surroundings of Muíño da Veiga. Both are free.
- Parking Lot at Reza (Pozas Maimón) See on Map
- Parking Lot at Muíño da Veiga See on Map – Not suitable for buses
The name «Outariz» refers to a site in Ourense, not to the thermal areas: please include the terms «spa» or «parking» when programming your GPS.
Lockers and changing rooms : 10.00 - 19.00 h
Free parking: Muíño da Veiga, Pozas Maimón
Thermal Train (L19)
Access:Free of charge
Declaration for thermal and minero-medicinal waters: 4th January 2013 Resolution (DOG nº36, 20-02-2013)