The therapeutic properties of the thermal water in Piemonte have been known since ancient times. Today Piemonte has a considerable and widespread offer of thermal centres. The thermal centres in Piemonte are attended all the year long non only because of the healing properties of the waters but also because they have become tourist destinations whose attractiveness is more and more differentiated.
In a relaxed environment it is possible to appreciate the beauties of the are: food and wine products, the art, architecture of the historical centres, the mountain and hilly areas.
Below is a description of the most important wellness centres in Piemonte.
Vinadio Thermal resort is inside a land, rich in natural beauties and culture. Waters used by these spa hotels in Piemonte, come from the high valley of Stura di Demonte; they derive from seepages (until 8000 m of depth) of waters coming from basins, placed between 2400 and 2600 m of altitude and finally they spring at a temperature of 75° at 1350 m of altitude. Water vapours heat until 60° the three natural caves, which are used as steam rooms.
Moreover the Romans have left ancient basins,which are today used for mud baths at 41°.
It is considered as the highest sulfureous concentrate water.
In Piemonte thermal centres, you can enjoy of baths, aerosol, phisiotherapy, humage, inhaling, irrigations, massages using moulds and muds.
Some of Piemonte wellness centres have a dermocosmetic department.
Treatments are suitable for othological, throat and respiratory diseases; for cardiovascular diseases; for disorders of the metabolism; for liver, alimentary and urinary system disorders; for dermatologic,rheumatic and locomotor troubles.
Thermae of Agliano
The town of Agliano rises in a hill landscape, a few km from Asti, between Langhe and Monferrato.
The wellness hotels in Agliano, in Piemonte, are modern and well equipped and you can profit by the most complete therapies. These centres use one of the most complete and rich water, that is perfect to fortify and depurate. The water gushes from Fons Salutis and San Rocco Spring at about 13°.
The treatments given are: hydroponic therapies, inhalations, endotympanic insufflations,physiotherapy,hydro-chinesi-therapy,vascular courses,reflexology, sauna, beauty treatments, holistic treatments.
These cares are suitables for several deseases: othological, throat and respiratory diseases; gastroenteric system diseases; rheumatic, dermatologic,osteo-articular,circulatory troubles; hepatic and biliary pathologies.
Equally reputed, Acqui Terme is a thermal town in Bormida Valley, in the district of Alessandria, on the left side of the homonymous river. It was discovered by the Greeks and it became famous at the time of the Romans with the name of "Aquae Statiellae". In this resort of Piemonte you can find several wellness centres. The water they use contains sulphur, sodium chloride, sodium iodide and bromine and springs at 45°, from about fourty springs, which supply the "Lago delle Antiche Terme". Other springs supply water at various temperatures, from 19° of Marcia water, to 75°of Bollente. These two springs are at present used for the therapies.The treatments given are: baths, muds, inhalations, endotympanic insufflations, douches, massages, lung ventilation. They also give anticellulitis and antistress treatments.