*ITALY ~ Siena, this Tuscan city is such a beautiful place that most of the travelers regard their visit to this place as a journey of the lifetime. It is also very popular for the Palio di Siena, a horse race that is held twice every yr on July 2 + August 16, + ricciarelli + panforte, the most traditional Christmas sweets in Tuscany. The immediate surroundings of the city too are worth exploring.
Are you looking for an alternative to a day at the beach? It might seem counterintuitive, but a trip to the hot springs in summer can be a refreshing thing. The area between Rome and Florence is filled with natural springs. Some are hot, some are warm, some are fancy, some are rustic. There is something for everyone and every season. Here are some of our favorite Hot Springs in Tuscany and Lazio.