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Thermae in Emilia Romagna, Health and Relax

In Emilia Romagna in Porretta Terme, in the Municipality of Alto Reno Terme, Hotel Helvetia offers a spa stay in Italy dedicated to health and relax.

Located between Bologna and Pistoia, it is in a strategic position easily reachable by car or train, for an escape out of town dedicated to a relaxing day at the spa or for a stop of a few days dedicated to discover its pretty historic center, natural landscapes surrounding or for a holiday dedicated to sport and free time, in the suggestive setting of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines and for unique visits to the historical and artistic heritage of the region.

Porretta Terme is the ideal destination for those looking for unusual travel itineraries in Italy, away from the mass tourism, where to meet an authentic territory and a spontaneous and generous hospitality.

How to reach us

By Car

From North: A1 Bologna-Firenze highway, exit at toll booth no. 14 (Sasso Marconi). To follow, SS 64 Porrettana south direction for about 45 km.

From South: A11 motorway (Firenze Mare), exit at Pistoia. To follow, SS 64 Porrettana north direction for about 35 km.

A parking garage is available at 150 meters from the hotel, for 9 euros a day.

By train

From Bologna: direct connection with Porretta Terme, departure every hour, travel time about 55 min. Easy daily connections are available, with an hourly frequency, in correspondence with the arrival in Bologna of trains from the main Italian cities.

From Pistoia: direct connection with Porretta Terme, departure almost every hour, travel time about 50 min.

Porretta Terme station is located about 100 meters from the hotel.

By Plane

Bologna: airport  “Guglielmo Marconi” at 60 km.

Florence: airport “Peretola” at 70 km.

Porretta Terme and neighborhoods

Porretta Historical Centre
Porretta Historical Centre
Castelluccio Castle
Castelluccio Castle
Madonna del Faggio
Madonna del Faggio
Rocchetta Mattei di Riola
Rocchetta Mattei di Riola
Corno alle Scale Regional Park
Corno alle Scale Regional Park
La Scola Borough
La Scola Borough
Typography Museum
Typography Museum
Demm Museum
Demm Museum

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