Cascate del MolinoOctober 13, 2017 in Italy
If this picture doesn't entice you then you must hate water...
It certainly enticed us, and sent us off the beaten track to find this waterfall in a corner of Southern Tuscany. No, it isn't a resort, or a theme park or any such thing. It is a treasure of the Saturnia area and although full of people, it is NOT that well know. Mostly locals float and soak in the warm waters. Not quite a 'hot' spring at about 37 Celsius, but way warm. The beauty of that is you can spend an hour (we did) or two soaking without starting to feel a little 'off', like you would in much hotter water.
Yes, it is FREE, so is the parking, most people just change by their cars, although there is a restaurant nearby where you can pay for a shower and change.
Walking here is a little tricky and a pair of water shoes would have been nice, but we managed (slowly & carefully) without. Sitting under one of the smaller terraces with the water cascading on to my shoulder was heavenly...Read more