Montecatini Terme is an Italian district of 21,095 inhabitants within the province of Pistoia in Tuscany. The center is famous for its thermal waters and spa but also rich in culture and art. The small town is excellent for exploring on foot: covers of 17,66 square kilometers on 29 meters above the sea level. It is modern tourism oriented resort with nit streets and lots of hotels, restaurants and shops. It is perfectly safe for walking around.
Among the spots you can't miss in Montecatini is the “Palazzina Regia” (which was the summer residence of the Medici family), the War Memorial in the Royal Park, opposite to the Town Hall, which built between 1913 and 1919, on sight of Grand-Ducal stables. As mentioned, Montecatini Terme is famous for its thermal waters and can be considered the biggest “spa town” in Italy. Thermal waters are the treasure of Montecatini: in fact, spas were built around them. You can both drink the water of the Terme di Montecatini or do spa treatments – from massages to mud baths, saunas to beauty treatments. There are nine thermal centres immersed in the green of the extensive thermal park. Finally, in terms of architecture, the spas of Montecatini are a great example of open-air Art Nouveau that are not-to-be-missed!