The natural Saturnia Thermal Baths in Tuscany

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The Terme di Saturnia are a group of springs located a few kilometers from the village of Saturnia in Italy. The springs that feed the baths, which are found in the south-eastern valley, cover a vast territory that stretches from Mount Amiata and the hills of Fiora and Albegna rivers. One legend, according to the Romans, was that the springs were formed by lightning bolts, thrown by Jupiter. The earth split apart to form hot springs that flowed in warm waterfalls.
The sulfurous hot springs, at a temperature of 37.5 °C, are well known for their therapeutic properties, offering relaxation and well being through immersion. The main thermal waterfalls are the Mill Falls – located at an old mill – a series of rock pools that have been turned white by the minerals in the water, which falls in a succession of cascades into the pools.

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