Bagni San Filippo
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Bagni San Filippo

A village in Abbadia San Salvatore which merits a stop

Abbadia San Salvatore
The small village of Bagni San Filippo, where natural thermal springs measure anywhere from 25° to 52° centigrade, is well worth a visit. While you are there, take a moment to see the hermitage of San Filippo Benizi, a cave which was transformed in to a chapel by the Servite Order.

The most remarkable sight in thie area are the enormous lime crusts which have formed on the White Moat where you can swim under the waterfall or bathe in one of the two natural pools, one hot and one cold. Despite a few collapses which occurred in this area in the 1990s, this is still the most photogenic part of the Amiata area and it brings to mind the mythic lime deposits of Pamukkale in Turkey or the Mammoth Hot Springs of Yellowstone, USA, though in more modest dimensions.
Abbadia San Salvatore
The town extends along the eastern slopes of the Monte Amiata
The economy is particularly active in the service and tourism sector, boasting numerous hotel structures.The town’s origins date back to the foundation of the homonymous Abbey of San Salvatore in the Early Middle Ages. Throughout the XII century the community of Abbazia San Salvatore was formed around the abbey, under the jurisdiction of the Benedictine monks. ...
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