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The Thermal Springs of Loutraki: The First “Loutropolis”

05.05.2019 in Travel

The Thermal Springs of Loutraki: The First “Loutropolis”     Loutraki’s thermal water has been established as a symbol of natural hygiene, well-being, and revitalization of body and spirit. For this reason, it has been called “The Water of Life”.   In ancient times, Loutraki was known as “Perea (beyond) Earth”. In its current location laid the ancient city of Thermes or Thermà. Thermà was known for its hot springs/baths from which the modern town eventually got its name. The waters spring from rock formations and during their journey to the surface they acquire trace elements and mineral components which…