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Terme di Saturnia in Italy

Ancient Romans enjoyed this relaxing spot and used to come here for treatment. You too can try its healing powers

Best time: March–May

Terme di Saturnia
Terme di Saturnia
Terme di Saturnia
Terme di Saturnia
Terme di Saturnia
Terme di Saturnia
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The Terme di Saturnia is a famous spot located in the municipality of Manciano, close to the village of Saturnia. The group of hot springs covers the territory from Mount Amiata, Fiora and Albegna rivers to the Maremma grossetana at Roselle and Talamone. The hot springs are said to exist for more than 3000 years, being a refreshing and relaxing spot since the Roman times. This place amazes with its beauty and attracts locals and tourists from all over the world.

The most impressive are the main thermal waterfalls—Falls Mill and the Gorello. Terme di Saturnia features sulphurous springs with a large concentration of hydrogen sulfide and carbon dioxide, well-known for their therapeutic properties. The baths are recommended for people with dermatological, as well as cardio, blood pressure and respiratory diseases. The temperature of a bath is 37.5 °C. The water flows with the power of 800 liters per second and this fact ensures that every four hours the water in a hot tub is completely replaced. You can enjoy it for free.

You can try the springs at any time, but in the summer the crowds are often too big, and the weather is too wam to enjoy a hot bath. Spring months are recommended as best time to visit Terme di Saturnia.

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When is the best time to visit Terme di Saturnia?

Terme di Saturnia, located in central Italy, is best visited during the months of March to May, when the weather is mild and pleasant. These are the ideal months as the crowds are thin, and visitors can enjoy soaking in the hot springs without worrying about rubbing shoulders with many people. Tourists can avoid the summer season which is marked by crowds and excessive heat. Show more

Where exactly is Terme di Saturnia located?

Terme di Saturnia is located in Tuscany, Italy, in the province of Grosseto, close to a tiny village named Saturnia. The hot springs are situated at the foot of Monte Amiata, a volcanic crater. Visitors can reach the location by driving. Those who prefer air travel may take flights to Pisa, Florence, or Rome before taking a car to reach Terme di Saturnia. Show more

What are the therapeutic properties of the hot springs?

The hot springs at Terme di Saturnia are known to be rich in sulphur and carbon dioxide. Their therapeutic properties are hailed worldwide, and visitors flock to the location for treatment of allergies, skin diseases, and rheumatism. The baths are also beneficial for people facing respiratory and cardio-vascular issues. Tourists can relax in the natural pools laden with minerals as the warm water enhances blood circulation and reduces stress. Show more

How many waterfalls are present in Terme di Saturnia?

Terme di Saturnia has two principal thermal waterfalls, namely Falls Mill and the Gorello. These waterfalls are well-known throughout the region. Visitors can enjoy a relaxing dip in the warm waters containing sulphur while surrounded by the picturesque location and serene beauty of the waterfalls. Show more

Is there any cost to visit Terme di Saturnia?

Admission to Terme di Saturnia's natural pools is free of charge, making them a popular attraction. While no facilities are present, visitors can find restaurants, bars, cafes, and grocery shops situated close by. Some hotels in the area offer paid spa treatments, and massage services that tourists can enjoy, but there are no fees for visiting the hot springs themselves. Show more

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