San Casciano dei Bagni

The Etruscan settlement known today as San Casciano dei Bagni owes its existence to the 42 thermal springs with indubitable therapeutic properties. and its strategic postion close to the ancient via Cassia and via Francigena roads.

Every contradiction of the Tuscan, Umbrian and Latium countryside finds a reason to exist in San Casciano dei Bagni. Situated on the southern slopes of Monte Cetona, San Casciano appears as a medieval cluster surrounded by a natural park of hundred-year-old oaks, chestnuts and pines and characterized by its narrow and picturesque streets around the church and bell tower. Other than for its water, San Casciano is known by tourists for its pristine countryside that is perfect for trekking, or just a simple bike ride or walk along the paths amid plants that fill the hills with colour.

Among the most important monuments to see in San Casciano dei Bagni are the Chiesa Basilicale (Basilic Church), the Collegiata di San Casciano (Saint Casciano Collegiate Church), the Oratorio di Sant’Antonio (Saint Anthony Oratory) and the Terme (Thermal Baths).

Among the several celebrations periodically taking place in San Casciano dei Bagni is the traditional "Ciaffagnone Festival" held yearly on the first Sunday of June and during which it is possible to taste the "ciaffagnone", a fritter based on "caciocavallo" cheese cooked according the ancient traditional recipes.

The famous natural spa at Fonteverde, offering a wide range of exclusive treatments, is available for house guests at Fighine.

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