Do you know where the word Spa comes from?
But did you know where the word Spa comes from? The term is derived from the name of the town of Spa, Belgium, whose name is known back from Roman times, when the location was called Aquae Spadanae, sometimes incorrectly connected to the Latin word spargere meaning to scatter, sprinkle or moisten.
|The town center of Spa, Belgium|
Today the city still has many water sources and health resorts and even its bottled mineral water that is famous all over the world.