Thermal Treatments on the Italian NHS

How to access the thermal treatments available here under the Italian National Healthcare system

At the Hotel Savoia Thermæ & Spa in Abano Terme, you can undergo one treatment cycle per year simply by submitting the referral from your general practitioner, stating the precise nature of your illness or condition and your desired treatment cycle.

Our spa centre is recognised by the Italian Ministry of Health as an Upper Level 1 medical facility. Ours is a centre of excellence that stands out for the crucial therapeutic role played by thermal treatments in treating numerous illnesses and conditions.

Which thermal treatments are available under our agreement with Italian National Healthcare system?

Mud-bath therapy cycle

  • 1 medical consultation
  • 12 applications of D.O.C. aged mud
  • 12 baths in thermal or ozone-free water

Inhalation and aerosol cycle

  • 1 medical consultation
  • 12 inhalations
  • 12 aerosol with thermal water
  • 12 nasal jets with thermal water

What do I need to do to access the thermal treatments?

Once a year, as a patient have the opportunity to access the agreed thermal treatments by presenting a prescription from your GP and paying just the fixed medical fee of €55.00 (€3.10 if exempt due to health reasons or income + age).

The prescription must state the illness/condition, the requested therapy and the number of sessions required, as well as any applicable payment exemption.


To book the treatments without accommodation, please write to or call us on +39 049 823 11 11

Health Director
Dr. Ibrahim Mahmoud

At the Hotel Savoia Thermæ & Spa, before accessing the thermal treatments, you must be seen by Dr. Ibrahim Mahmoud, our specialist in thermal medicine, who is constantly on-site.


Which conditions entitle you to the thermal treatments?

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Diffuse arthritis
  • Non-articular rheumatism
  • Bronchitis
  • Pharyngitis
  • Laryngitis
  • Sinusitis

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