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The best Thermal Spa's to visit while in Tuscany.

Updated: Dec 12, 2023

Tuscany is famous for its thermal spas, thanks to its geothermal activity. Here are some of the most well-known thermal spas you might want to consider:

  • Terme di Saturnia: Situated in Manciano, this is probably the most famous thermal spa in Tuscany. The sulphurous spring water flows at a constant temperature of 37.5 degrees Celsius, offering a uniquely relaxing experience. The spa offers a variety of treatments, from mud therapy to inhalation treatment.

Terme di Saturnia

  • Bagni San Filippo: This is a lesser-known thermal spa located in the Val d'Orcia. It's known for its "White Whale", a large limestone formation created by the mineral-rich waters. The spa is free and open to the public.

Bagni San Filippo

  • Bagno Vignoni: Located in the heart of Val d'Orcia, Bagno Vignoni's thermal waters have been appreciated since Roman times. The central square of the village is occupied by an ancient pool of thermal water, giving the place a unique charm.

Bagno Vignoni

  • Montecatini Terme: One of the most popular thermal spa towns in Italy, Montecatini boasts a variety of thermal facilities. Visitors can enjoy a range of treatments, from mud baths and inhalation treatments to drinking therapies.

Montecatini Terme

  • Chianciano Terme: Known for its mineral-rich waters, the town is divided into two parts: Chianciano Vecchia, located on the hill, and the thermal part, home to parks and modern spa buildings. The waters are especially beneficial for liver and digestive system health.

Chianciano Terme

  • Grotta Giusti: Located in Monsummano Terme, Grotta Giusti features a natural underground thermal cave and a hot water lake in which guests can indulge in a unique steam bath.

Grotta Giusti

  • Terme di Petriolo: Located between Siena and Grosseto, these are free, natural hot springs. The waters reach temperatures of up to 43 degrees Celsius and are rich in sulphur and other minerals.

Terme di Petriolo

Remember that each spa has its own rules and regulations, and some might require advanced booking, especially during the high season. Additionally, while some spas are free, others might charge for their services. Always check their official websites for the most up-to-date information.



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