Spa is famous for its water. The town is surrounded by natural springs. There are two groups. One is rich in iron and carbonic acid they are known as Pouhons. The most important of these category are the Pouhon Pierre Le Grand, Prices de Condé, le Tonnelet, Barisart, Géronstère.
The other is cold with little metalic contents, the most famous being Spa Reine.
Some water is used for treatments and cures, other water is bottled (after filtration) and sold .
There is a watermuseum in Spa:
Avenue de la Reine Astrid, 776
Opening times :
peak season: daily 14:30 - 17:30
other: weekends 14:30 - 17:30
closed from 2nd January to 15th March
And you can visit the Spa factory:
Rue Auguste Laporte
Free tour all year: Monday to Friday, 9:00 - 17:00