Spas and waterfalls

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Despite the problems of water scarcity Sardinia is rich in water resources.
Incredible charming springs, sometimes placed in inaccessible places, as Su Gologone, waterfalls located in inaccessible areas or even in urban centers, as San Valentino in Sadali or San Leonardo Springs offer visitors water works, beautiful scenery, ideal scenarios where you can go hiking or have a picnic.
You can also enjoy the healing power of hot springs, exploited since the Bronze Age.
Modern spas can be found nowadays in different areas of the island, available to visitors.

Slake your thirst at the spring of Gutturu Pala

Slake your thirst at the spring of Gutturu Pala

Sulcis-Iglesiente for the origin of its rocks, is rich in springs. Near the cave of Su Mannau (Fluminimaggiore), among the calcareous mountains that attract thousands tourists every year, it is possible to admire the spring of Gutturu Pala. Beside one of the two entrances of the San Giovanni cave (Domusnovas), there is a big spring which supplies water to the town and to Cagliari as well. Very old but still…

In Benetutti the Aurora thermal baths well-known to the Romans

In Benetutti the Aurora thermal baths well-known to the Romans

The territory of Benetutti (Acuto-Goceano Mount) boasts the most important thermal baths in center-north Sardinia. In the locality of San Saturnino, near the confluence of the rio Mannu into the Tirso river, there are the Aurora thermal baths: they were known also in antiquity (the Roman called them Aquae Lesitanae: the ruins of a thermal station dating back to the I century A.D. are present inside one of the two…

Waterfalls, sources and ancient thermal baths all over the island

Waterfalls, sources and ancient thermal baths all over the island

Gallura Gallura The thermal baths of Rinaggiu, in Tempio Pausania, attract tens of thousands of people every year, thanks to the low in mineral content properties of their waters. Tempio is famous also for the numerous sources of cold water (Fundu di Monti, Vallicciola, Curadureddu) that arrives from the sources of the Limbara massif and flows out also in the summery months. The thermal baths of Casteldoria, near Viddalba, are…