Guide to Bagno Vignoni hot springs in Val d’Orcia
Bagno Vignoni hot springs of Val d’Orcia
This place was known since Roman times thanks to the virtues of its sulphurous waters. In the middle age was created a bath controlled by the family Salimbeni, then by Sforza and Chigi. The fame of this spa is demonstrated by the attendance of celebrities like Pope Pio II, Caterina da Siena and Lorenzo de’ Medici.
What to do in Bagno Vignoni in Val d’Orcia
The thermal spring waters were used, in medieval times, to power the mills which, thanks to the steady influx guaranteed from the source, were active throughout the year.
How to get to Bagno Vignoni
Bagno Vignoni is 50 milometers far from Siena. The fastest road, about an hour’s drive, to get to Bagno Vignoni from Siena is the Cassia (the regional road SR2).