Thermal Springs of Viterbo

Dec 06, 2023 705

The city of Viterbo in Italy is known as the “Thermal City” to reflect the numerous hot springs, many of which are adapted as bathing places, in the surrounding countryside. The majority of these hot springs are at a temperature of about 48 Celcius but some of the springs release water at temperatures as high as 58 degrees.

Whether you just want free, open-air, access to a hot pool or wish to make use, at a variety of costs, of the many spa facilities and specialist hotels in the area you will have a great amount of choice. Historically, the use of the springs dates back beyond the Roman period. In the Middle Ages, they were utilized by aristocrats and senior clerics, including the Pope. 

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