It's a shame that mere mortals can't take a dip here any longer, though you can enjoy a similar experience in the modern-day Thermae
Bath Spa nearby with its panoramic rooftop pool and new outdoor terrace bar serving drinks and ice cream.
Fly from Heathrow on October 10 for seven nights on DB&B in the four-star superior Hotel Caesius Thermae
Spa in a double room for sole occupancy, from PS1,890pp.
Staying just outside of Bardolino, at the four-star plus Hotel Caesius Thermae
& Spa Resort with its five swimming pools and a thermal spa, the price includes a la carte evening meals, private resort transfers and return flights from Gatwick with BA.
Staying just outside of Bardolino, at the four-star-plus Hotel Caesius Thermae
& Spa Resort, with its five swimming pools and a thermal spa, the price includes a la carte evening meals, private resort transfers and return flights from Gatwick with BA.
The Romans loved it - remains of an ancient swimming pool (thermae
) can be found in the centre of town.
There's an amphitheater, the Great Thermae
, a cemetery basilica and a cathedral.
Two Japanese films 'A Tale of Samurai Cooking' and 'Thermae
Romae' with their English sub-titles were showcased.
A private initiative, led by Mark Vanmoerkerke, has created a new gallery housed in the aesthetically obliging Thermae
Palace on the promenade, an edifice which Spilliaert himself was drawn to paint.
Head to the pump rooms for a tour of the city's historical Roman baths (www.romanbaths.co.uk), or take a dip at the Thermae
Bath Spa which has a rooftop pool and views out over the picturesque city (www.
Dallas DeForest looks at the thermae
, for they were the most popular, secular public spaces in late-ancient Rome.
Bath Spa for less: Bath Thermae
|Spa is just across the road and has two thermal pools over three floors including the rooftop pool - all heated to 33.5degC.