Thermal Baths in Tuscany

Tuscany, home of the most visited and loved Italian art cities, has much to offer to the average tourist. This region is, for example, a real “spa paradise”, with its cutting-edge centers and its natural thermal waters with miraculous properties (or almost).

To take full advantage of spa tourism, tourist operators have created “thermal” farm holidays, i.e. structures that exploit the therapeutic properties of spas arising in their vicinity or to which they are affiliated.

Here, we’ll see which are the best thermal places in Tuscany:

1) Thermal Baths of Pisa

Pisa thermal water has been defined, in the official classification, as belonging to the category of mineral waters. Suitable for therapeutic and cosmetic purposes, this water is rich in minerals, calcium, magnesium, sulfate and so on. The natural springs gush from the earth by providing to the thermal structures, waters at temperatures ranging between 38 and 40 degrees. This type of water is ideal for treating rheumatism or joint pain, gastro-enteric disorders, skin problems, respiratory diseases and more.

2) Thermal Baths of Lucca

In this area water flows spontaneously at temperatures between 40 and 55 degrees, rich in the beneficial effect of many substances as bicarbonate, calcium, chloride, sulfate. Positive effects can be observed for the treatment of gynecological and fertility problems, skin and body problems, cardio-vascular disorders, respiratory diseases and so on.

3) Thermal Baths of Siena

There are many spas in the area of Siena, thanks to the presence of waters particularly rich in calcium, magnesium and bicarbonate. These waters, used since medieval times for treatments and therapies of any kind,  come out from sources that have digged the limestone rocks: they are waters of high temperature, of carbonic-sulphureous-type. The possible uses are, for example, treatments for disorders of the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, reproductive system, and so on.

4) Thermal Baths of  Pistoia

The main sources from which thermal structures draw waters used for treatments are two: “Giusti Cave” and “Talking Cave”, at different temperatures and of varied chemical characteristics. Mud therapy, balneotherapy, saunas, whirlpools, massage, rehabilitation, this and much more is made ​​possible by the beneficial effects of these “waters of health”.

Spa is the ideal destination for those looking for a psycho-physical wealth, and are also suitable for holidays in Tuscany with families.


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