Saturnia

It might not look it, but Tuscany is volcanic country. There are steaming hot springs and fumaroles spurting from the mountains here ad infinitum. The wise Romans (and the wise Etruscans before them) saw their potential, converting many into thermal spas for flinging off the toga and getting some hard-earned R&R. Some of the best are at Saturnia, where the warm waters gush from the side of a charming Tuscan farmhouse. Others await in the juniper and pine woods of Bagni San Filippo, under huge mineral deposits that glow brilliant white.

It might not look it, but Tuscany is volcanic country. There are steaming hot springs and fumaroles spurting from the mountains here ad infinitum. The wise Romans (and the wise Etruscans before them) saw their potential, converting many into thermal spas for flinging off the toga and getting some hard-earned R&R. Some of the best are at Saturnia, where the warm waters gush from the side of a charming Tuscan farmhouse. Others await in the juniper and pine woods of Bagni San Filippo, under huge mineral deposits that glow brilliant white.

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