When you arrive at the outskirts of Terme di Sorano, between the fascinating cities of Sorano and Pitigliano, you will probably notice nothing but a large parking lot. But if you park and walk through the gate, you will be surprised to find yourself in a lush green valley, in the heart of which stands a church, Santa Maria dell'Aquila originating back to the dawn of time.
There are thirty apartments and houses of various sizes, some in older buildings and some in more recent structures (added in 2006), which are scattered throughout the valley. At the bottom of the valley there are many hot springs that help maintain the beautiful swimming pool at a temperature of 37 degrees throughout the year. The pool also has a children's bathing area. Another pool adjoins the latter which is rectangular and kept at a cooler temperature (wearing a bathing cap is required). Between the two pools there is a lawn and terrace which welcomes you to relax on the comfortable sun loungers under the parasols. Near the spring water pool, there is also a small bar and a wellness centre where you can enjoy treatments such as massages and mud baths.
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In addition to the pools, there can also play tennis, go mountain biking, ride horses at the equestrian centre (800 metres). You can also dine at the onsite restaurant which serves local cuisine for lunch and dinner (with a weekly closing day). If you venture down to the bottom of the valley, you will find yourself in the middle of a forest of three hectares, with a gazebo and gardens every 300 metres where you are free to explore and enjoy pleasant walks and picnics. The nearest town, Sorano, is approximately 3 km from the residence, and Pittigliano is only 6 km. Both towns are definitely worth a visit.