Since last Monday, 8 November 2021, the Italian Government has launched a new incentive to allow all citizens to make free use of the spa services available in the country.
The bonus consists of a 100% discount, up to a maximum of 200 euros, on the purchase of the selected thermal and spa services. It is individual, non-transferable and released from the purchase of further services.
The total budget foreseen for the intervention is 53 million euros, and the process for citizens is quite simple. Those interested must book the treatments directly at a spa of their choice among those accredited and mentioned in the list on the websites of the Ministry and Invitalia. The facility will issue the reservation certificate which will be valid for 60 days.
This action clear demonstrates the importance of thermals and spa to tourism and economic development as well as to wellbeing.
For centuries thermal water rich in medicinal properties have been considered heritage of great importance to Italy, which has a high concentration of these therapeutic sources’ thanks country’s particular geological formation.
rurAllure studies thermal heritage and its connection to pilgrimages along the roads to Rome. The thermal facilities and ancient baths can be fascinating stopovers for pilgrims travelling along the ancient routes – whether it is to discover archaeological remains or enjoy the healing waters.
Traveling along the Via Francigena, Stata and Germanica, one can visit the thermal sites of Acqui Terme in Piedmonte, Miradolo in Lombardy, Salsomaggiore Terme in Emilia-Romagna, Gambassi Terme, Chianciano, Montecatini, Bagno Vignoni, San Filippo in Tuscany up to the Bagni di Tivoli and Stigliano in Lazio.
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