Cascate del Mulino Saturnia

The Terme di Saturnia are a place of relaxation and well-being in the heart of the Tuscan Maremma.

Saturnia is only 5 km away from the village of Montemerano and is certainly an unmissable attraction during a vacation in Maremma.

The waters of the thermal baths are sulphurous and rich in beneficial natural elements, they are born on Monte Amiata and through an underground path they reach Saturnia, here, from a natural spring they come out from the subsoil at a temperature of 37.5 ° C with a flow rate of 500 l / s.

The Cascate del Mulino is certainly one of the most evocative places to visit, here the sulphurous water cascade has carved into the limestone rock below, small natural pools into which the water flows and in which you can immerse yourself and relax lulled by the warm thermal waters.

The Terme di Saturnia spa complex offers swimming pools, whirlpools, a spring water pool, wellness center and golf course.

properties of SATURNIA waters

In addition to their incredible beauty, the Cascate del Mulino di Saturnia are particularly loved and appreciated also for the beneficial and curative properties of the thermal waters.

The properties of the waters of Saturnia were already known in Roman times and in this period the first baths were born, frequented by the numerous pilgrims who travelled the Via Clodia.

The waters of the Terme di Saturnia are sulphurous-carbonic-sulphate-bicarbonate-alkaline-earthy, born on Monte Amiata and after a long underground journey, during which they are enriched with precious minerals, they flow from the natural spring of Saturnia at a temperature of 37.5 ° C and a flow rate of 500 l / s.

Due to their particular composition, the thermal waters of Saturnia are particularly effective in the treatment of dermatological diseases – psoriasis, dermatitis, acne – they have an important natural peeling, exfoliating and disinfecting effect on the skin, and are very effective in the treatment of respiratory, circulators, locomotor and endocrinological disorders.

how to reach the Mulino waterfalls

The Cascate del Mulino are located in southern Tuscany, in that territory famous with the name of “Maremma”, an ancient land of brigands and cowboys, and today a splendid region with wild and unspoiled nature, guardian of ancient villages and authentic and genuine flavors.

The Cascatelle are located in Saturnia, a delightful village of Roman origin, in the province of Grosseto and are located about 165km away from Rome, 190km from Florence, 54km from Grosseto.

The nearest airport is Rome Fiumicino – Leonardo da Vinci International Airport – about 145km, Pisa Airport – Galileo Galilei International Airport – about 205 km and Florence Airport – Amerigo Vespucci Airport – about 200km away.

The nearest main station is Grosseto, about 54km, Rome station about 165km, Montalto di Castro station about 47km and Albinia station about 49km.

It is possible to reach the Cascate del Mulino also using public transport, the local transport companies are TIEMME for Tuscany and Cotral.

To reach the Cascate del Mulino by car:

For those coming from North:

– Highway A1 Milano-Parma
– Highway A15 Parma-La Spezia
– Highway A12 La Spezia-Livorno-Rosignano Marittimo-Grosseto
– Take the Grosseto Est exit
– Continue towards Manciano – Montemerano – Saturnia

For those coming from North:

– Highway A1 Milano-Bologna-Firenze
– Take the Firenze Certosa exit
– Continue on the Siena-Grosseto-Manciano-Saturnia road

For those coming from South:

– Highway Roma-Civitavecchia
– Exit Civitavecchia
– Aurelia SS1
– Exit Montalto di Castro
– Continue in the direction of Vulci
– follow the directions for Manciano – Saturnia


When to go to the Cascate del Mulino?

The thermal waters of Saturnia have a constant temperature of 37.5 ° C, so it is always pleasant to bathe both in summer and in winter – of course in winter you have to keep a towel or bathrobe close at hand to cover yourself when you go out, to avoid catching a cold -.

The best time to visit the Cascate del Mulino di Saturnia is Spring or Autumn, in this period they are less crowded and the outside temperatures pleasant.

Cascate del Mulino, Prices

The Cascate del Mulino di Saturnia are free spas, so admission is always free, and the nearby parking is also free.

What services are available at the Cascate del Mulino?

As these are free spas, there are no services directly at the waterfalls, so you will not find changing rooms, lockers etc … there is only a small restaurant – managed by private individuals – which offers private services and showers for a fee.

What is essential to bring for a bath at the Cascate del Mulino?

In addition to the swimsuit, it is useful to bring a bag or backpack in which to store towels / bathrobes while bathing. The bottom of the natural pools can be slippery, so it is advisable to use rock shoes. Furthermore, if you intend to swim at night or at sunset, we advise you to bring a torch, in fact the area is not illuminated in the evening.

What is important to know before going to the Cascate del Mulino?

As previously mentioned, these are free spas and therefore not supervised, in order to avoid unpleasant surprises we therefore advise you not to leave valuables unattended (wallets, watches, smartphones etc …). The waters of Saturnia are sulphurous and can damage metal, silver and similar objects, so we advise you to remove earrings, rings, bracelets, necklaces and watches before having a bath, to prevent them from being damaged.


As for the whole hilly area of the Maremma, Saturnia also enjoys a mild and pleasant climate throughout the year. The climate of Saturnia is characterized by hot but not sultry summers and mild winters, almost never too cold. Summers are hot and hardly rainy, with average temperatures of 22.9 ° C, winters are cool, rainfall is concentrated in the months of November and February, the average winter temperature is 6.2 ° C. Average annual rainfall is around 170mm.


Weather forecast Cascate del Mulino Saturnia:

Meteo Saturnia