The Best Thermal Hot Springs In Tuscany

October 3, 2022 By Bellarome Travel
Tuscany boasts some of the best thermal springs in Italy. If you can imagine yourself bubbling away in a natural spring surrounded by rolling hills and nature or paddling around in an historic bath dating back to the Roman era, you might want to read on. We’ve handpicked some of our absolute favorite best thermal hot springs in Tuscany that need to be on your bucket list! 


Bagno Vignoni

Bagno Vignoni is a dreamy medieval village with volcanic waters whose quality was already known by the Etruscans, 2000 years ago, and was later used also by the Romans.
Bagno Vignoni natural thermal, Tuscany
It is the most renowned spa town in the Valdorcia, an area of historical and naturalistic interest in the province of Siena. The Romans had the ingenious idea of building the main square above the natural thermal water souce. That spa is Santa Caterina, located in the central square spanning 49 meter in length and 29 in width. This Renaissance-era square offers the unique opportunity to bath in thermal waters in the center of town like the Roman’s once did.
The thermal waters of Bagno Vignoni are especially reserved for aesthetic treatments of the skin and for the therapeutic ones of the skeletal system (osteoporosis and arthritis). They also have an intense relaxing effect on the muscles and the psyche thanks to the natural high temperature.

Thermal Spring Baths of Saturnia

Saturnia Natural Thermal TuscanyThe best thermal hot springs in Tuscany is at Saturnia. It is a series of enchanting spas located at the foot of the medieval village of Saturnia and surrounded by a centuries-old park typical of the Maremma area. More specifically, the municipality of Manciano, in the province of Grosseto.

The history of the Thermal Baths of Saturnia dates to the Etruscan-Roman era when the site, due to its characteristic water at a constant temperature of 37.5 degrees (99.5 degrees fahrenheit), became a real spa resort.

Among the largest in Europe, the Saturnia Thermal Park extends over 20 thousand square meters. It comprises five outdoor thermal pools with water at 37.5 degrees celcius (99.5 degrees fahrenheit), as well as a series of whirlpools and mixed hot and cold baths. In addition, there are two swimming pools dedicated to children for the well-being and relaxation of the whole family.

The park is fully equipped with change rooms, a restaurant that also offers breakfasts and aperitifs by the pool, and umbrella rental. As you would expect, a host of spa and beauty treatments are available at the SPA & Beauty Clinic.

Not surprisingly, Saturnia’s thermal springs is a melting pot of therapeutic properties. Promoting skin vasodilation, reducing blood pressure, opening up the respiratory tract, and relaxing muscles are just some of the benefits. Saturnia thermal bath is very famous and one should try it at least once when they are on their Tuscany trip. To get the best Tuscany experience you should hire a Tuscany travel agent for a hassle-free trip. And you will never miss any beautiful place in Tuscany.

Thermal Baths of Chianciano

The Thermal Baths of Chianciano are one of the most famous spa resorts in Italy. Located between the Val d’Orcia and its crete (UNESCO World Heritage Site), the Valdichiana, the hills of Montepulciano wines and the Renaissance buildings of Pienza. A place of wellbeing and relaxation, it is also an excellent starting point for discovering the beauties of Tuscany and of Umbria.

Hotsprings- Tuscany

Choose between the sensory spas – with different wellness programs – the Theia thermal pools, the Terme Sillene and the Acqua Santa and Fucoli parks that surround them.

A place once cherished by Etruscans and Romans, Chianciano is perfect for those looking for wellness, treatments, and thermal cures.

Both the historic center and the surroundings are worth a visit. The ancient medieval village hosts interesting architectural, religious works and museums. In the district there are natural areas and parks such as the Acquasanta Park, Fucoli Park and the Terme di Sant’Elena Park.

The Clock Tower, the Civic Archaeological Museum of Waters and the Art Museum which houses ancient and contemporary works, from Guttuso to Munch are also worth seeing.

Visiting a city like Chianciano doesn’t just mean going to the thermal baths. It means immersing yourself in history and nature, savouring the sour smells of medieval villages, and creating memories you will treasure forever.


Classic Tuscany can design you a tour around your tastes and preferences. Get in touch with our Tuscany travel experts to start planning. Visit our tours page and also visit the wine tour of Tuscany to view our predesigned Tuscany itineraries. 


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