EHTTA welcomed its new members Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole and Mondorf-les-Bains
EHTTA welcomed two new members at the Online General Assembly, bringing the total number of countries in the network to 18, with the addition of Mondorf-les-Bains in Luxembourg, alongside new Italian Member, Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole.
Castrocaro Terme e Terra del Sole, located in the heart of the Romagna Region, around 100km from Florence, is well-known for its baths and healing water. The town experienced major growth in the Middle Ages, thanks to the thermal waters, and the patronage of the Medici family. Today visitors, who enjoy the walking and cycling in the area as well as the spa, can also wonder around an almost intact Renaissance urban settlement, and a spectacular fortress perching on the rocks above the town. Castrocaro Terme is also known for its beautiful art deco buildings – some of the best examples of this architecture in Italy.
Thermalism has been at the heart of Mondorf-les-Bains since 1847, when the thermal springs were discovered by drillers looking for salt. Since then it has been an initially small farming village became prosperous and internationally famous.
Mondorf is located in the South of Luxembourg, next to the French and German border and near the wine area along the river called Moselle, or Musel in Luxembourgish. Mondorf has only 5300 inhabitants, but every year about 1 million visitors come for a trip mainly to the thermal centre, with its health section and wellness area or to the casino. Sport and cultural events are offered all year round, and EHTTA members will be given a warm welcome if they wish to visit.
Luxembourg is the newest country in the EHTTA family, taking our total to 18 – and it’s particularly special, as Luxembourg is where the European Institute for Cultural Routes is based.