Saturnia is situated on a hill in the basin of Albegna, in the hinterland of the Maremma grossetana, , at about ninety km from Castiglione in Teverina, defined crib of the italic civilization: it rises on a thick of travertine in a occupied zone from the period of Villanoviana, from the XII century B.C., the Necropolis of the Puntone testifies the ancient pre-etruscan origins, with the graves of the VII century B.C. and the Etruscan and romans boundaries, here is located the notable Roman Door. At a few km of distance, at Manciano, town partly dated from the middle Age, is situated the grandiose fifteenth-century Fortress, built by the sienese, and still on the road to Manciano there are the Thermal baths of Saturnia, international destination, that exploit sulfur waters, for baths, swimming pool, muds, inhalations, therapeutic cares and aesthetics.

You should visit the Museum of Prehistory and Protostory of the Valley of the River called Fiora that gathers the testimony found in the necropolis of The Calle of Montauto. In the tour of the city- visitable in a hour – the church of Saint Maria Maddalena and the Fortress can be observed, while a little bit out Saturnia, besides the place of Bagno Santo (from the rests of a sacred temple) results inhabited since ancient epochs, here is located Castellum Acquarum.

Casale dei Gelsi → Saturnia 70km

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