This Scandinavian spa is the perfect weekend escape from Montreal

Aug 20 2020, 11:21 am

Look, 2020 has already been quite a year.

And diving into the weekend at Saint-Bruno’s gorgeous thermal spa might be just what you need.

The thermal spa centre, Förena Cité thermale, set at the base of Mont Saint-Bruno, opened to the public this past January, and this weekend might be the right time to take a relaxing dip.

Inspired by Scandinavian culture, the Förena Cité Thermale is spread over 60,000 square meters at the base of a mountain offering its guests thermotherapy, massages, beauty care, and restoration.

The spa specializes in a three-stage complete thermal cycle that will “maximize the benefits of thermotherapy to your body,” according to the spa’s website.

In order, guests first enter the hot zone of the cycle, using high temperatures to dilate skin pores and blood vessels, allowing the body to eliminate inner toxins.

To contrast the heat, guests then immerse themselves in the outright cold waterfall. “The thermal shock will close your skin pores and will increase your blood circulation and your adrenaline levels.”

The third stage is everyone’s favourite: relaxation.

“Lay down comfortably to allow your body to recover from this physical and mental test. Through deep relaxation, you will release all the accumulated tensions.”


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Are you feeling it yet?

Förena Cité is open every day from 10 am to 11 pm and has taken all the necessary COVID-19 health precautions. Staff members wear a face shield at all times and wash their hands and equipment frequently. Treatment rooms are disinfected after each use, and clients are required to wear face masks in all public areas but not in the pools, tubs, spas, or massage rooms.

Check out the Förena Cité thermale website for more information.

Kick your feet up, you earned it.

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