|ČESKÁ REPUBLIKA||CZECH REPUBLIC|
|Královéhradecký kraj||Hradec Králové region|
The spa town Velichovky is situated at an elevation of 300 m in the Náchod district, about 5 km west of Jaroměř. It has a population of about 770.
The first stock company for the development of the spa was founded in 1897; the first hospital for patients with joint disorders opened in 1898.
Since 1918 Velichovky spa was a property of the Central Sick Fund, which later became the Health Insurance Company of Prague.
The muck, which is the basis of the therapeutic applications, is used for the treatment of joints and the locomotor system and is brought to
Velichovky from nearby Rožnov.