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Where is Veľký Meder?

The city of Veľký Meder covers an area of over 55.5 km² in the southwest of Slovakia and lies at an altitude of about 112 meters above sea level. Before World War I, the town was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This historical background can still be felt today, as the majority of the approximately 9,000 inhabitants are of Hungarian descent. 

A little outside the city lies the picturesque Lake Okočské, surrounded by a beautiful scenery and a home to swans and ducks, among others.

For more than 900 years, the beneficial effects of the warm thermal water the spa town of Veľký Meder have been appreciated and put to good use. The first thermal spa, the Thermal Corvinus, was built in 1974.

Thermal Corvinus Veľký Meder - enjoy pure relaxation in the thermal baths

Thermal Corvinus is one of the top water parks in Slovakia. Seven large swimming and sitting pools with temperatures between 30°C and 37°C invite you to relax and unwind indoor. A hydro-massage, loosens all tensions in a natural way. The younger guests of the thermal bath can splash in the warm water in a special children's pool and slide down the popular "water castle". In the outdoor area, action is spread over six pools: the Kamikaze and Spiro slides in the Italian pool will get your adrenaline pumping. The sports pool is available for extensive crawl training.

A trip to the large sauna world or the salt chamber rounds off the relaxing wellness experience. Culinary delights are not neglected either: if you get hungry or thirsty after splashing around and relaxing, you can treat yourself to a variety of delicacies in one of the restaurants, bars or cafés. 

The thermal spa Thermal Corvinus in Slovakia offers everything from relaxation and wellness to fun and action and is the perfect vacation destination for families with children, but also for couples and vacation groups. There are numerous hotels, guesthouses and other accommodations near the thermal spa, just waiting for you to arrive in Slovakia and give you a warm welcome. Book your wellness vacation right now to enjoy a break from everyday life!

What else can you do in Veľký Meder?

The city itself has a lot more to offer besides extensive wellness. Among the most famous sights in Veľký Meder are:

  • the town hall
  • the Roman Catholic Church dedicated to St. Nicholas from 1460
  • the Reformed Church built in baroque style in 1784, and
  • the chapel of the Virgin Mary from 1910. 

A tip for those who just want to relieve stress on their eyes and enjoy nature: The countryside around the city is exceedingly idyllic with its green hills and invites you to take walks and more.

What is the weather like in Veľký Meder?

The climate in Veľký Meder is moderately warm. The average annual temperature in this part of Slovakia is 11.6 °C. The best time to visit the region and the Thermal Corvinus is from May to September when pleasant to warm temperatures and little precipitation prevail.