In the Roman capital, you can admire some of the most famous sports centers and spas in the world, first of all the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club, the golf course 15 Km from Rome located in the municipality of Guidonia Montecelio, surrounded by the green of the Roman countryside. The golf club takes its name from the village of Marco Simone and is located in the place where there was a castle, built on the remains of a fortified farm of Roman times. In the ’70s the designer Laura Biagiotti and her husband Gianni Cigna bought the castle, at the time decadent, for their residence and in 1989 the golf course was designed and built. The sports facility, which has two golf courses: an 18-hole regulation course and a 9-hole course, hosted the Italian Open tournament twice: in 1994 and 2021 and 2015 it was chosen to host the 44th edition of the Ryder Cup in 2023.
The Olympic Stadium is an Italian multi-purpose sports complex in Rome, located at the Foro Italico complex, on the slopes of Monte Mario, in the north-western part of the city. Although it is an Olympic stadium, therefore exclusively dedicated to sport, musical concerts are also held; Conceived in 1927 and originally known as the Stadium of the Cypresses, was born on the project of Enrico Del Debbio, then be resumed in 1937 by Luigi Moretti and used as the fifth stage of the games of the fascist period; abandoned during the war and used as a car park by the allied troops, in 1949 it was decided by the CONI, its owner, the completion by Annibale Vitellozzi, who completed it in 1953; at the time known as the Hundred Thousand Stadium because of the capacity that was around 100,000 seats, was renamed Olympic Stadium after the awarding in Rome of the 1960 Olympic Games. Since its inauguration on May 17, 1953, it has hosted football, athletics and other sports, as well as extra-sporting events such as concerts and stage performances. It is one of the four Italian stadiums to fall into the UEFA category 4, that is, the one with the highest technical level. In 2019 the management of the stadium passed to Sport e salute S.p.A., a company wholly owned by the MEF.
The Thermal baths of Tivoli also called Aquae Albulae or Thermal baths of Roma, is a group of hot water springs located in Bagni di Tivoli on Via Tiburtina Valeria, a fraction of the province of Rome and are about thirty kilometers from the center of the capital. In the historic town, gush out the precious healing springs known since ancient times as Acque Albule, rich in sulfuric acid and carbon dioxide, in the center of Bagni di Tivoli that flow into what is called the Queen’s Lake. The Terme di Tivoli were already known in ancient times, because of their specific healing medical properties, especially for skin and respiratory tract diseases. The prodigious waters of the Baths of Rome are characterized by the high concentration of sulfur. The presence of this mineral gives the characteristic whitish color from which derives the name Aquae Albulae in Latin means “whitish waters”.
These waters maintain a constant temperature of 23 during the year and are indicated for their effective antibacterial and anti-inflammatory action, thanks to the high concentration of sulfur. Today the establishment is a spa with spa and wellness paths, inside the establishment there is also a beauty center, thermal pools and a summer center for children; is a leading center for the diagnosis and treatment of numerous pathologies and infections of the respiratory tract.