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Italy Culture Cuisine and Quality Care

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Italy, already recognized as a major travel destination, offers medical tourists the opportunity to combine treatment with a vacation of a lifetime. The World Health Organization ranks the healthcare system as the second best in the world. Currently known for cosmetic treatments, Italy is also developing a reputation for dental surgery and wellness. Also, the price of medical treatment in Italy can be considerably lower than those in much of Western Europe and the United States.

Italian doctors and other medical staff are dedicated and well trained, performing pioneering operations in Italy. Doctors in Italy are required to train for five or six years more when they choose to specialize in any field. Doctors are trained to international standards and are very highly qualified.

Italy is known for standards of hospital care. Private hospitals offer comfort similar to that of a 5-star hotel including state-of-the-art technology and a wide range of services to both local and international private patients.

Even though the prices may be higher compared to other international medical tourism destinations, the quality of health services provided in Italy is unparalleled.

The land of Da Vinci, Galileo and Michelangelo, Italy has birthed more famous and world-renowned painters, scientists and entertainers than most countries combined. Tourists visiting the canals of Venice or enjoying the culinary delicacies of Palermo learn that Italy is a land of culture, adventure and class that can’t be found anywhere.

Italy offers visitors a wealth of fine museums and architecture dating back thousands of years to the best in theatre, opera and entertainment that anyone could ask for. Fine dining, exquisite hotel accommodations and friendly interactions with natives are the norm for visitors to Italy’s cities and towns. Italy is also known as one of the fashion capitals of the world, offering international shoppers the finest selections in shoes, handbags and clothing that rivals Paris and New York City.

Outdoors, Italy offers adventures and opportunities including biking to historical landmarks and ruins, swimming in the Mediterranean and wine tasting excursions throughout the land. Tourists can bike or climb the Apennine Mountains or visit the slopes of Mt. Vesuvius. Italy has an outdoor activity that everyone in the family will enjoy.

Italy is the perfect country for rest and recuperation following treatment. The health benefits of Italy’s Mediterranean climate are known worldwide. Italy offers the perfect environment to relax; sunbathing on the beach, unwinding in a lovely hotel or sipping coffee in a typical Italian cafe. Italy is also known for spas. Spending time in one of Tuscany’s thermal spas could be the best way to convalesce.

Italian hospitals are known for comfort. Many will offer patients aftercare facilities. WellBeTour offers patients all inclusive packages, helping medical tourists with all areas of their visit including travel, transport, pre- or post-treatment sightseeing and aftercare arrangements to aid the recovery process.

The World Health Organization ranks the healthcare system as the second best in the world.
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