Summer, holiday time … By the sea, in the mountains, by the lake, in the hills or … at the spa! To recover health and well-being, spas are, in fact, the best natural therapy. For adults but also for children! And then they represent a valid alternative to the crowded beaches. What are you waiting for?
But did you know that, for example, thermal mud is useful for reducing stress? And that sauna, steam baths and massages are a powerful weapons for preventing winter illnesses?
In Italy the region with the most spas and wellness centers is Tuscany. All thanks to the numerous thermal water deposits which, with temperatures between 25 and 54 °, have unique beneficial properties: they relieve stress, of course, but they also cure rheumatism, relieve vascular pathologies, provide relief to respiratory and urinary tract diseases. And, always, they are good for the soul!
In Bagno Vignoni, in the Val d’Orcia territory, the Romans even immersed themselves in the thermal bath located in the center of the town square. Not far from here you will also find the “white whale”. The nature of Mount Amiata will surround you. The locality is that of Bagni San Filippo. You can choose between totally white muddy waters, from which the name refers to the large cetacean, or the sulphurous ones.
For those who love to take free thermal baths among the main Tuscan towns, in the heart of the Maremma there is also the Saturnia plant. The water of the Gorello river passes through a reed bed where you can immerse yourself in total freedom to reach the famous Cascate del Mulino which offer small basins of limestone carved out over the centuries. The show is truly unique, especially at night!
The thermal baths of Montecatini are also very famous where you can choose between the waters for hydropinic treatment, those for inhalation treatments, those for wellness and slimming programs.
The thermal baths of Chianciano are sensory. Those of the Acquasanta Park are inspired by oriental philosophies by offering holistic paths to rebalance spirit and body. In Piazza Marconi the Theia pools offer a half kilometer route through the water between whirlpools and walkways, some of which are covered even in the winter.
There are more than forty thermal springs that characterize the San Casciano dei Bagni area. Every day, 5 million and 800 thousand liters of water flow here. In the large baths of Bagno Grande you can freely dive all year round at a temperature that reaches 40 degrees.
Finally, the spas of Sorano and Rapolano are worth mentioning. They are smaller but perhaps also for this reason more liveable and full of relaxation to offer even for short periods.
Combine the magic of the spa with a unique and exclusive stay in a beautiful villa or historic home. The territory is really rich in it!
In an atmosphere where time has no dimensions, in the most enchanting village of the entire Val d’Orcia, Villa San Casciano is a country farm built in the late 1700s, but completely renovated. The atmosphere that will welcome you in this elegant residence is truly unique: the silence, the scents of the woods, the singing of birds and cicadas, will be the real companions of your holidays that you can experience here in absolute privacy and relaxation.
Located on a stretch of the Via Francigena, one of the many pilgrimage routes that led from France to Rome and then to Puglia where pilgrims and crusaders embarked to reach the Holy Land, you will find the Villa d’Orcia farm, an ideal place for stop from the stress of life.
In the area dedicated to your welcome you will also find a small store with the products of the company and those of nearby companies that are part of a strictly organic network: in addition to legumes, also black chickpeas, cereals, soups, herbal teas, edible flowers, biscuits with spelled, pasta with aromatic herbs and oil. Then wines and craft beers from the area.
Not only a luxury residence for dream holidays, but also a design project and concept house where every piece of furniture can be purchased.
This, and more, awaits you at Villa Poggibonsi, a place where the imagination of the artist-designers Chiara Aulicino and Paolo Francioni, has created something rare and precious inserted in a scenario where history, contemporaneity and slow-life merge together .
The villa with swimming pool, a stone’s throw from the UNESCO heritage sites such as Siena, Pienza, San Gimignano and the Val d’Orcia, periodically changes, renewing itself inside, but always maintaining a unique and inimitable charm where guests are welcomed in an enchanting wellness area which is made up of elegant walls and houses, inside, a comfortable sauna, an old vat for wine-flavored baths, a large Jacuzzi tub and a very spacious sensory shower. Or in the meditation room, characterized by a resin on the floor that dreams of the universe and welcomes those who want to give themselves intimate moments on a very comfortable precious futon. Or, again, in the large “parade”, living area among the most particular areas of the villa. Closed by a modern glass wall, it is furnished with a central suspended fireplace that leaves visitors speechless.
Villa Tuscania awaits you near the enchanting medieval village of Radicofani. The house is in an optimal position to visit the real heart of Tuscany. The farmhouse is built in centuries-old stone and has been completely renovated. Internally the rooms are frescoed with spectacular paintings that give the environment a unique flavor, linked to the bucolic tradition.
Eager for an alternative vacation for your summer? Choose the spa and a stay in a villa that will pamper you on your own, with family, or with friends!