Sächsische Staatsbäder GmbH (SSB), a company of the Free State of Saxony, combines the two mud and mineral spas Bad Elster and Bad Brambach.

It was based on the 170-year health tradition founded in 1991 and, due to its medical and therapeutic expertise, has developed into an important and supporting pillar of health tourism in Saxony/Vogtland.

The natural local remedies, integrated into an offer structure based on medical competence and individuality for the guest, together with the existing historical spa architecture and the historic listed parks as well as the extensive cultural offerings, form a unique selling point for the SSB.

In 2010, as part of the company's reorganization and strategic realignment, the offering structure for both company locations was clearly positioned.
There was a return to the Focus on “health, cure and prevention” using natural remedies, supplemented by the “feel-good” area.

With the opening of the Soletherme & Saunawelt Bad Elster in 2015, the new prevention product succeeded in attracting and attracting a wide range of new customers in the area of ​​regeneration and relaxation.

At the Bad Brambach location, Sächsische Staatsbäder GmbH is increasingly focusing on the treatment of chronic pain with the natural remedy radon and with the opening of the new radon therapy center in 2021, the radon application capacities were doubled.

Our guiding principle

Natural, cultivated and competent, Sächsische Staatsbäder GmbH crowns your life with energy and health.

Our vision

Enthusiastic guests make Sächsische Staatsbäder GmbH the most popular health destination in Germany.

Our value triad

Promote health. Apply nature. Experience culture.

Our credo

Sächsische Staatsbäder GmbH Treasures of health

Health, treatment and prevention

  • Applications with the natural remedies mud, mineral healing water and radon
  • Recovery / regeneration / prevention in the brine thermal bath & sauna world Bad Elster
  • Extensive physiotherapeutic offering
  • Outpatient cures, individual cures, special cures, cure packages for health weeks and classic cures
  • Special offer structures for prevention
  • Active offers – supported by health insurance companies
  • Modern and light-flooded bathing and sauna areas with heated indoor and outdoor swimming pools
  • Medical training and exercise center with the latest equipment including a fitness and motor skills park® Bad Elster

Natural Remedies

In Bad Elster and Bad Brambach, the Sächsische Staatsbäder GmbH is responsible for the preservation and constant monitoring of the natural healing resources of moor and mineral healing water/radon healing water.

In Bad Elster, natural mud is administered in the form of mud baths and packs, and mineral healing water is administered as baths and drinking cures.

In Bad Brambach, radon dissolved in mineral healing water is used as a special natural remedy in the form of tub baths and drinking cures.

In order to preserve and protect the natural medicinal resources for the company, ongoing extensive investments are required in the spring technology and spring buildings of the individual springs as well as the peat storage and revitalization, the peat treatment including the necessary technology. This also includes an extensive monitoring system.

The SSB has a manufacturing permit from the State Directorate of Saxony for the use of the natural medicinal product mineral healing water in accordance with
Section 64 of the Medicines Act and acts as a pharmaceutical company. The SSB has a water law permit from the Saxon Mining Authority for the extraction and use of the mineral resource thermal brine for balneological use.

Brine thermal baths in Bad Elster

The Bad Elster brine thermal bath & sauna world opened in September 2015 and is fed from its own brine reservoir in the Elstertal. The highly saturated Glauber's salt brine is a self-contained primordial sea that consists of ice age water that is millions of years old and is free from any environmental influences.

A stay in Bad Elsteraner Thermalsole is a preventive offer that promotes regeneration and relaxation. It is suitable for people (aged 14 and over) who are interested in maintaining or improving their health.


In the unique ambience of the historic Albert Baths in Bad Elster and in the modern therapy and wellness center in Bad Brambach, Sächsische Staatsbäder GmbH offers a wide-ranging wellness program for body and soul, including massages, baths, Ayurveda, cosmetics, etc.

Historical spa parks

The SSB is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the historic spa parks in Bad Elster and Bad Brambach, which were both laid out in the 19th century in the style of an English landscape park and are listed buildings.

In Bad Elster, around 50 hectares of historic spa park are maintained and cared for by the Sächsische Staatsbäder GmbH.

The historic spa park of Bad Brambach covers around 16 hectares.

The renovation of the historic, listed spa parks is regularly planned and continued by the SSB at both locations.


The SSB actively sells its package deals using its own professional sales incoming (booking center) and books the necessary overnight accommodations directly with regional tourism companies/accommodators as a service for the guests.

This has positive effects on accommodation companies, restaurants and retailers.


The subsidiary of Sächsische Staatsbäder GmbH, Chursächsische Veranstaltungsgesellschaft (CVG) is responsible for a high-quality and diverse cultural program of all genres in Bad Elster and Bad Brambach.

For this purpose, the CVG operates and markets modern, historic event venues of the Sächsische Staatsbäder GmbH, such as the King Albert Theater, the Royal Kurhaus, the KunstWandelhalle with the Saxon Bathing Museum and music pavilions, the NaturTheater in Bad Elster and the festival hall in Bad Brambach.

The CVG offers a diverse, year-round program of events with around 1.000 events throughout the year. The spectrum ranges from major opera, operetta, cabaret, spoken theater to concerts of all kinds and cabaret.

Property management

The SSB operates and maintains valuable, listed properties, such as the historic Albert Bath in Bad Elster, King Albert Theater, Royal Kurhaus, Marienquelle, KunstWandelhalle with spring temples, music pavilions and the festival hall in Bad Brambach.

Furthermore, the leasing and marketing of commercial properties, e.g. B. Badecafé, colonnades at the bathing area, brine thermal baths, residential properties in Bad Elster and Bad Brambach are part of the SSB's remit.

Since the company was founded, extensive measures have been carried out to renovate, modernize and build new infrastructure, including the construction and operation of the parking garage in Bad Elster and the parking lot in Bad Brambach.

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