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Terme Vigliatore (Messina Province) is 61 km from Messina, alt. 10 m, between the Tyrrhenian coastline and the foothills of the Peloritani, area 13.5 sq km, pop. 6,058, post-code 98050, tel. 090. Economy: agriculture, industry (mineral water, dairy-products, spa), health center, tourism.

This is one of the three localities in the Province of Messina that are famous thermae; the other two are Ali' Terme and the island of Lipari, with the San Calogero hot baths.

The territory of Termo Vigliatore belonged in the Middle Ages to the Quartalaro fief, and it is mentioned in a document dating from the time of Roger II (1145).

At San Biagio, in the nearby country, the remains have been found of a Roman Villa.

Churches (Messina Diocese) include the following:

S. Maria delle Grazie (Chiesa Madre)
S. Biagio e S. Maria delle Grazie (San Biagio - suburb of Terme Vigliatore)

Links to other sites about Terme Vigilatore include:
Italian Wikipedia
Italian Towns
Italian Postal Codes
Sicily Web
Sicilian Net

My latest book on CD is titled Sicily - A Reference for Researchers and is now available. With a file for each town (plus many other files), it relates the history of Sicily as reflected in the photos, records and festivals of its towns. It contains over 2500 text and photo files and can be ordered at CD order.

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