ANCOT-Associazione Nazional Comuny Termali (Italy)

January 25, 2018

The ANCOT is the national non-profit association gathering most important municipalities with thermal springs in Italy.

The Associazione Nazionale de Comuni Termali was founded in 1998 by the municipalities of Abano Terme, Bagno di Romagna, Castellammare di Stabia, Castrocaro Terme , Chianciano Terme, Godiasco Salice Terme, Ischia, Montecatini Terme, Montechiarugolo, Montegrotto Terme, Salsomaggiore Terme and Tivoli. It has got in headquarters in Chianciano Terme

Today it has 51 municipalities, including towns that, like Chianciano Terme, are also part of EHTTA: Acqui Terme, Montecatini Terme or Salsomaggiore Terme.

Associate Member


  • Valorisation and preservation of thermal cultural heritage in Europe
  • Reinforcing co-operation between spa towns and spas at trans-European level, and exchange of experiences and good practices between the local authorities and/or cultural and socio-economic operators of spa towns.
  • Encouraging, promoting, completing and developing research, analyses, studies and statistics in the spa sector
  • To cooperate with European institutions in supporting international policies regarding spas.

ANCOT Legal Seat