Discovering Roman healing spas: Aquae Caeretanae

During last months, the UAM team of the European rurAllure project had the opportunity to visit some of the most interesting Roman thermal sites in the Roman province of Etruria. Among others, I would like to highlight the extraordinary site of Aquae Caeretanae (Sasso di Furbara, Cerveteri, Italy). This Roman Thermal spa is an incredible […]

Days to talk about the Bathing culture in Budapest (Hungary), 8-15th september 2022

The Conference of the Frontinus Society on the History of Water Management and Hydraulic Engineering that took place in the Museum of the Buda Hill Castle in Budapest (Hungary) from 8-15th September 2022, ended yesterday. It gave participants the opportunity to show some news studies and archaeological excavations, mainly focused on Bathing Culture in Ancien […]

A new Thermal Sanctuary has been discovered in San Casciano dei Bagni !!!

These days, some news have been published about the incredible Etruscan and Roman thermal Sanctuary of San Casciano dei Bagno (Toscany, Italy). The archaeological studies started in this small and beatiful Italian town some years ago, but the first structures were discovered in 2020 in the area of the best-known thermal spring and open thermal […]

New European Project rurALLURE starts!

The new European project rurALLURE starts, with a pilot on pilgrimage routes and thermal heritage. The European Project rurALLURE. Promotion of rural museums and heritage sites in the vicinity of European pilgrimage routes has started its journey on January 1st of 2021, with the aim of “leverage the state-of-the-art in information technologies in order to promote rural […]

New Archaeological Project on the Roman Healing Spa of São Vicente (Penafiel, Portugal)

View of the site of São Vicente Healing Spa

Approved the Archaeological Project “Roman Healing Spa of São Vicente (Penafiel, Portugal): Review of the Built Structures and Their Interpretation in the Context of Roman Thermal Spas” (BAL-SAOVICENTE) In the context of the project “Healing spas in antiquity: analysis of Roman Thermalism from an architectonic and functional point of view” (MIAS / UAM), the need […]