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(Saturnia hot springs)
Saturnia was an ancient city of Etruria at about 23 miles northeast of Orbetello and the coast. Dionysius of Halicarnassus enumerates it among the towns first occupied by the Pelasgi and then by the Tuscans. A Roman colony was conducted there in 183 BC, and it was a prefecture, but otherwise little is known about it. Remains of the city walls, in the polygonal style, still exist, to which Roman gates were added. Roman remains have also been discovered within the town, and remains of tombs outside, originally covered by tumuli, which have now disappeared, so that George Dennis, author of Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria , wrongly took them for megalithic remains.
Saturnia is very famous for its hot springs . Its water will benefit your skin.