Visit Bagni San Filippo, a fraction of the town Castiglione D`Orcia.
Known for renowned Spa resort, this village owes its name to the little Church dedicated to Saint Filippo Benizi
The history of Bagni San Filippo
Filippo Benizi was born in 1233;
Contrary to the wish of his parents who wanted him to be a doctor, he decided to become a priest.
It seems that during the conclave for the election of the Successor of Clement IV in 1269, he was also named Filippo. The later will decide rather to abandon its charge and to flee through the woods of the country, which today bears his name.
Bagni San Filippo as a hot spring was already known to the Romans. In 1556 Cosimo I de`Medici began a complex renovation and from that moment onwards, the country saw a parade in its streets many important people.
Its waters were analyzed for the first time at the end of the XVIII century.
The small village is today best known for nature lovers and relaxation; The spa center and the many natural ditches (to be seen is certainly the Fosse Blanco) will allow you to fully relax, immersing in a rare and unique atmosphere.
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