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Soak in Secret Springs near Siena

Rated 4.90 out of 5 from 21 reviews.San Quirico D'orcia, Italy

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Experience hosted by Claudia

3 hours
Includes food, drinks
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English, Italian

What you'll do

Embark on a journey to ancient healing springs in the enchanting area of Val d'Orcia, south of Siena.

We’ll begin with an espresso at my favourite local cafe in the picturesque town of Bagno Vignoni, a village known for its miraculously curative waters. We will then explore the town’s architectural and archeological gems, from the town square to the volcanic springs where we’ll soak our feet while chatting about the curiosities of this ancient town.

After a short drive, we’ll explore the hot springs of Bagni San Filippo. We shall immerse ourselves in nature as we enjoy a short walk through the magical surrounding woodlands that culminates in our discovery of the wild pool area.

There, we will enjoy the pure water as it bubbles down the waterfalls and learn how the rich deposits of thermal mud are perfect for a natural beauty treatment. Be ready to cover your face and body with mud and feel rejuvenated inside and out!

The natural magic of these places will bring you a unique sense of peace and calmness. This is the perfect escape from the city life to meet lovely people and explore the wonders of Tuscany.

This experience is open to guests of all ages, including kids. I have prepared a fun and educational activity on appreciating the importance of water for the young ones.
Embark on a journey to ancient healing springs in the enchanting area of Val d'Orcia, south of Siena.

We’ll begin with an espresso at my favourite local cafe in the picturesque town of Bagno Vignoni, a village known for its miraculously curative waters. We will then explore the town’s architectural and archeological gems, from the town square to the volcanic springs where we’ll soak our feet while chatting about the curiosities of thi…

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What's included

  • Food
  • Drinks
From $49
/ person
No dates available

Meet your host, Claudia

Host on Airbnb since 2014
  • 21 Reviews
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I'm a passionate traveller obsessed with irresistibly good food, captivating history, and the lovely landscape of my home -- Tuscany. Having lived in Asia and the UK for many years, I’ve returned to Val d'Orcia where my family owns a beautiful liberty house in the center of a tiny, medieval village. I’ve worked as an architect for over 15 years, studying Tuscany’s historical architecture, and I’m excited to share the intricacies and beauty of my hometown.
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Where you'll be

We will be in the towns of Bagno Vignoni, an open-air museum of architectural and archaeological wonders, and Bagni di San Filippo, an area known for its hot springs. We’ll visit "The White whale", a massive formation of calcium and waterfall, where water from the hot springs meets the cold river water, perfect for a refreshing dip.

Rated 4.90 out of 5 from 21 reviews.

Kristen
October 2020
Claudia was a fantastic host! We enjoyed every minute with her as she made us feel so welcome and personalized our trip with her. She was so good with our kids and dog. She even took family pics for us and kept an eye on the dog while we were in the water. Our final stop was in Bagno Vignoni, a beautiful village with significant historical thermal baths. She gave us great information/history on the area and even recommended places to eat at the conclusion of our tour. I definitely recommend her to anyone visiting Tuscany and wanting to enjoy the hot springs.
Claudia was a fantastic host! We enjoyed every minute with her as she made us feel so welcome and personalized our trip with her. She was so good with our kids and dog. She even…
Jens
September 2020
Claudia is such a sweetheart! She is amazing, tells amazing stories and makes you feel comfortable and relaxed, during this natrual thermae tour! She is just such a great person!
Arianna
September 2020
The places were stunning and unique. Claudia was/is a very friendly host; personable, kind and highly knowledgeable about the area - finding little gems in hidden places that only locals know. We would strongly recommend this to anyone - best host, and best Airbnb experience to date!
The places were stunning and unique. Claudia was/is a very friendly host; personable, kind and highly knowledgeable about the area - finding little gems in hidden places that only…
Stan
September 2020
We had a very great experience with Claudia's tour and saw different termal springs and also got to know very local dishes in Tuscany. Without her we wouldn't have found these kind of locations. I totally recommend this tour through the nature. 🙏🏾
We had a very great experience with Claudia's tour and saw different termal springs and also got to know very local dishes in Tuscany. Without her we wouldn't have found these kind…
Jennifer
September 2020
The real gem in this experience is Claudia. She is incredibly knowledgeable, friendly, fun and has a real passion of her land and its history. Throughout the tour we were really in awe of Tuscany and had a great time talking about the Italian way of life and its values that we shared. In the end we forgot that we were in a tour and it felt like we spent the morning with a friend. We hope to see each other soon if we do move to Italy in the end!
The real gem in this experience is Claudia. She is incredibly knowledgeable, friendly, fun and has a real passion of her land and its history. Throughout the tour we were really in…
Alexandra
August 2020
A magical tour comparing with a charismatic woman, thanks Claudia! Claudia shows you the amazing places of here country. Opening her hart she’s making it very personal and special. She designs the tour on your wishes. Totally recommended!

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 4 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

More tips

The meeting point is easily reachable with a 30 minutes train from Siena. Please contact me for more details.

What to bring

towel, swimsuit, slippers