Christmas and New Year’s at Siena’s spas

Toasting while relaxing in Tuscany

Raise a glass to the New Year while soaking in a tub of hot water: can you possible imagine a better way to spend the Christmas holidays?
If you fancy treating yourself to a relaxing holiday for the Christmas festivities, check out the events and special offers in and around Siena: a unique opportunity to combine a relaxing break with a beautiful area packed with artistic treasures, from the landscape of the Val d’Orcia to Siena’s museums.

In Chianciano Terme, from Christmas to January 5, the Terme Sensoriali and the Theia pools will be open every day, even on December 25 (until 3pm) and January 1 (from 12 noon). The main event will take place on New Year’s Eve, with drinks in the pools of Terme Sensoriali and a finger food banquet of Cinta prosciutto, pecorino di Pienza cheese and an array of typical local products. (For info: www.termechianciano.it)

Celebrate 2015 at Terme San Giovanni in Rapolano: on December 31, the spa will open at 9pm and offer live music, candlelight and good luck snacks and drinks. (For info: www.termesangiovanni.it)

Raise a glass at Bagno Vignoni too, where Hotel Terme offers two deals including a New Year’s dinner and party: “Capodanno di Gusto” and “Capodanno di Benessere” that include a five-night stay with entrance to the spa, tastings, massages, Tai Chi courses and lots of other activities. (For info: www.albergoleterme.it )

In San Casciano dei Bagni Fonteverde Tuscan Resort & Spa will be throwing “Christmas Sparty Night” on December 6, December 28 and January 3: three live music evenings in the spa pools, while the Terme di Montepulciano will stay open until December 20 with a special offer for couples, with entry to the Lunar Grotto with saltwater pool, massages and colour therapy.