Great Spas of Europe (Italy)

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Great Spas of Europe (Italy) is part of the Tentative list of Italy in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Great Spas of Europe is a serial transnational site that includes the Italian town of Montecatini Terme. One of the most famous and sophisticated Italian spas, its springs have been known since the middle ages. The spa dates back to 1773, but experienced its peak of popularity during the early 20th century and retains the atmosphere of this period. At the centre of the town is a vast park with numerous spa facilities.

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Lisu Marian

Romania - 06-Jul-19 -

Great Spas of Europe (Italy) (T) by Mishulica

Montecatini - The most beautiful label assigned is "The Temple of European Thermal Energy". Loved area for mineral waters, thermal treatments of any kind, exceptional nature, traces of celebrities at every step, all leave the traveler memories Imperious beaches have beaten the area later, to the nineteenth centuries - the beginning of the twentieth century, here are the megalomanic-constructions, the newest in a pleasant Art-Nouveau style. If the Medici of Tuscany  loved the spa town, the real financiers were the House of Habsburg-Lorraine. The interiors of many of the spas can now be admired, as well as the palace where the city hall now works - in fact, a true art museum.

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Great Spas of Europe (Italy)
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2014 Added to Tentative List

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Great Spas of Europe (Italy): Montecatini Therme (T)
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