considerable importance of this building can be deduced from the large number
of marble architectural members it contained and from the mosaic scenes
that ornamented its floors. The luxurious villa was equipped with á
skillfully constructed bath linked to the warm medicinal springs of
medicinal springs of Loutraki, which still attract large numbers of
visitors today, were not unknown in ancient times.
was called Therma meaning 'hot springs' - and traces of the ancient
settlement have been identified beneath the modern town. Ancient writers
mentioned the therapeutic properties of the waters.