Acquasanta Terme travel guide

Acquasanta means “holy water,” so the village is best known for the beneficial effects of its water springs. It is located in the south-western part of the Marche region.

Acquasanta Terme city guide

Useful information

Castel di Luco

Town hall: Via Salaria, 4 – 63095 Acquasanta Terme (Province: Ascoli Piceno; Region: Marche). Phone: +39 0736 801262).

Tourist office: Piazza Terme – 63095 Acquasanta Terme. Opening hours: From 09:00 till 15:00.

Public transport: The nearest airports are Ancona and Pescara. The nearest railway station is in Ascoli Piceno.

Tourist attractions

Roman bridge Acquasanta Terme

Like almost every village in the area, Acquasanta Terme has a magnificent medieval center. It is characterized by the use of travertine marble.

The 14th century Castel di Luco is characterized by an elliptically shaped floor plan.

The Ponte di Quintodecimo and the Ponte Romano are two bridges dating back to Roman times.

Acquasanta Terme, despite not having much more than 3 thousand inhabitants, has no fewer than 9 churches.

The most interesting one of these is the 18th century San Giovanni ad Acquasanta church, with an altar piece painted by Cola dell’Amatrice.

By car

Acquasanta is located on the ancient Via Salaria consular road between Rome and Porto d’Ascoli.

Mud baths

Although Acquasanta is a quite attractive small town, most tourists visit mainly for its medicinal mud baths and thermal baths. These are especially beneficial to people suffering from arthritis or respiratory problems.

Acquasanta Terme

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