Saturnia: free termal bath in Tuscany

Terme di Saturnia is one of the best-known thermal baths in Tuscany. It is located in the southernmost part of the Maremma, it is one of the places that receive more tourists throughout the year. Many people visit it in order to get to know it and others in order to take advantage of the medicinal effects that it has on health, thanks to its waters rich in sulfur.

 

Saturnia
Saturnia

General info

The waterfalls of Saturnia, with their thermal water at a constant 37 degrees are, OPEN EVERY DAY – 24 hours a day accessible day and night. Free and open admission for all, no reservations are necessary. Parking is 300m from the place 6€ for all day.

A very short walk away (only 20 meters) can use the adjacent bar/restaurant stocked with crostoni, sandwiches, pasta dishes, ice cream, coffee; here you can also use bathrooms, changing rooms and showers (take shampoo with you, shower 1€ for 2min).

Where to sleep

If you are located in Siena, take the highway to Grosseto, get to the Roselle exit and from there continue to Saturnia. The Saturnia Thermal Baths are located exactly 1.5 km from the town. Before arriving, you will see a sign indicating that you have reached the spa. From there, you will have to park and head towards the thermal baths on foot, which are about 100 meters away.

On your way to the Terme di Saturnia you will see the Gorello Waterfalls and the old mill, where you can spend a pleasant moment and enjoy all the natural beauty that this spectacular place offers and the best of all is that it is open to the public all year round.

 

Saturnia
Saturnia

When to go to the Saturnia Thermal Baths?

A very tempting option is to vacation in autumn or spring, since you will be able to see the best landscapes you can imagine in Tuscany. If you do not like to be surrounded by many people, winter is the time of the year when few people come to the Terme di Saturnia, and the coldness of the environment is regulated by the thermal waters of the place.

However, if you decide to visit it in summer, we recommend you to go to them around 5 or 6 in the afternoon, where the influx of people is less and the heat has diminished, in addition, you will see the thermal waters of the place.

If you visit the Baths of Saturnia there are essential places that we must see and know, then we show you some of them to make it easier to organize your trip to this wonderful place.

 

Pitigliano
Pitigliano

Montemerano

This is one of the places you should visit when you visit the Saturnia Thermal Baths. It is characterized for being a picturesque place, where you can have a good time and enjoy its beauty.

If you decide to visit it, we recommend that you do it in July, where the Vivamus Festival takes place, offering parades, dances and theatrical performances that will brighten up the whole day and night.

In addition, you can taste the most exquisite delicacies that are offered at this time of the year in Montemerano. So, you can dedicate a day of your vacation to the Terme di Saturnia to get to know the beauty of Montemerano.

 

Pitigliano
Pitigliano

Pitigliano

This village fills Tuscany with history and beauty. The town of Pitigliano, although small, offers places and panoramas that you will enjoy to the fullest. You can go to the historic center of the area and see the monuments and buildings that characterize the town.

One of the things you can not miss when visiting Pitigliano, is to taste its delicious Vino Bianco, a drink made from Trebbiano and Chardonnay grapes and stroll through the small streets full of art and beauty that stand out in this place.

 

Parco dei Mulini in Bagno Vignoni
Parco dei Mulini in Bagno Vignoni

Val D’Orcia Thermal Bath

The thermal water of Bagno Vignoni flows from the main square (piazza delle Acque) through small channels where the Romans already had their foot bath! In summer nature lovers can bathe in the pool known as the “gora” (mid-warm water) in the Parco dei Mulini below the hamlet of Bagno Vignoni… Continue reading

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