TAKE A DIP IN HOT SPRINGS IN WILD WESTERN TUSCANY

SATURNIA HOT SPRINGS | MAREMMA, TUSCANY

 

[SATURNIA, TUSCANY] — Just a few miles from Pitigliano is a cool sulfur hot springs called Saturnia.  Just a nice little natural stop to have lunch among all the undiscovered hill towns of Maremma.  It’s not much more than a slit in the earth on the side of the road, but it is still cool. If you want a fancier spa-like experience, check out the Terme di Saturnia resort a few blocks up the road.

The springs date back to the Pelasgi, who were before the Greeks, before the Etruscans and waaay before the Romans finally hung out here in 200BC or so. So like me, the springs are very old but dependable, bubbly and naturally effervescent. 😜

 

Last visited October 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

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