Discover the Healing Power of Thermal Waters at Bagni di San Filippo: A Natural Spa in Tuscany
If you’re looking for a natural spa in Tuscany, look no further than the Bagni di San Filippo. Located just an hour and a half drive from our agriturismo, this thermal spa is the perfect destination for relaxation and rejuvenation. Whether you visit in the summer or winter, the Bagni di San Filippo is a must-see attraction for anyone looking to connect with nature and experience the healing power of thermal waters. Since the water that springs from the soil is always 48°C, bathing is allowed all year long.
The Bagni di San Filippo spa is situated in the heart of the Val d’Orcia, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its stunning natural beauty and thermal waters. The thermal springs at Bagni di San Filippo have been used for centuries for their healing properties, The thermal springs of Bagni di San Filippo have been used for centuries, even during Etruscan and Roman times, for therapeutic purposes: the water in these baths is in fact of the sulphurous-sulphate-bicarbonate type, which gives it analgesic and anti-inflammatory characteristics.
The natural spa’s main attraction is the “White Whale”¹ waterfall, a towering cascade of white limestone that spills into the thermal pools below. The pools themselves are a work of art, with waterfalls, cascades, and natural terraces creating a series of stunning thermal baths that are perfect for relaxation and rejuvenation.
Since it’s a natural spa in the woods, there are no amenities such as changing rooms or other services provided. Thus, prepare beforehand: wear your swimsuit before arriving and bring a spare set of clothes as well as a bath towel and a waterproof bag to store your wet clothing.
Find here the starting point (on google maps) of ‘sentiero fosso bianco‘, the path that will lead you to the thermal baths. It is a short walk; we recommend that you wear comfortable shoes with good soles because the ground can be muddy.
In addition to the thermal pools, the surrounding area is home to some of the most beautiful natural landscapes in Tuscany, including rolling hills, vineyards, and olive groves. Take a hike through the hills or enjoy a scenic drive through the countryside to fully appreciate the beauty of the area.
At our agriturismo, we highly recommend a visit to the Bagni di San Filippo natural spa for anyone looking to connect with nature and experience the healing power of thermal waters. Don’t miss out on this stunning natural attraction in Tuscany!
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