"look around Bagni di Lucca"
Bagni di Lucca
The river at Bagni di Lucca - Credit: Franztanz
is a small town in the locality of Lucca, Tuscany. It has a population of around 6,500 and is famous for its natural thermal springs which were noted as far back as Roman times. The hot springs have a temperature between 36°C and 54°C and contain sodium, lime and magnesium. During the 19th
century it reached the pick of its fame when Napoleon
made it his summer court, bringing much of the French nobility with him. The town’s economy still thrives from its hot springs, visited by many tourists who are attracted by the springs and the surviving medieval architecture.