Porretta Terme is a beautiful town within the Bologna’s Apennine, famous since ancient times for the beneficial properties of its thermal waters. The great location on the border between Emilia and Tuscany, makes it accessible from the main roads of northern and central Italy. The history, the millennial thermal culture and the long tradition of hospitality, make it a favorite destination of nature and good living lovers, each year. It offers, in fact, a network of nature trails, between lakes and mountains for long walks or bike rides. Tourists and hikers choose it, year after year, also and above all, for the full calendar of events and cultural activities, of which the Porretta Soul Festival is only the most notorious example. In short, Porretta breathes the atmosphere of a nice thermal town, in respect of that family care and welcoming attitude that have always characterized it. The hospitality system is generous and reassuring, offering hotel options to meet different needs and budgets.
A long history
The Baths were popular since ancient times amongst the Etruscans and Romans: Machiavelli stayed in Porretta at the time of the Mandrake and always here in Porretta, nobles appointment, intellectuals, artists and guests gathered from all Italian States of the 1800s’ end.