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Terme di Vulcano

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The facilities are basic but it is fun to smother yourself in smelly mud and I do think it was actually good for my skin.... Tips: Wear old swimmers or underwear as the smell... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
rebeccadiver
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice and warm mud bath. Interesting although smelly, but it's the smell of nature, an active volcano. Afterwards you can dip in the ocean and swim around the hot fumaroles. Incredible for only 3€ and 1€ shower. Loved it! Amanda

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Thank AmandaKat21
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good place to relax after the climb to the crater. You could chill off in the sea after the mud bath. The sea is also heated by the thermal activity so you could remain in the water even in winter.

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Thank Timothy G
Ljubljana, Slovenia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I knew this kind of terms, so I didn't try them, because the smell was really not nice, but mud is good for body. I preffer to go and have a nice lunch in the village, chat with local people and have fun.

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Thank Barbara M
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The facilities are basic but it is fun to smother yourself in smelly mud and I do think it was actually good for my skin.... Tips: Wear old swimmers or underwear as the smell may never leave them and may discolour Wear footwear eg thongs/flip flops as really hot steam seeps through cracks in the ground and burn your feet!... More 

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1 Thank rebeccadiver
Ramat Hasharon
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

on a sunny day, its very difficult to seat in the bath/pool/mud pond ,as there is no means of shading above and you are exposed to the strong sun.All the facility is very poorly look and kept.There are open showers with plastic coins that enable you 1 minute of running water.

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182 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Warning: This place makes you smell for ages. When getting home, it took serveral showers to get the smell out of by body and hair. My earrings were colored black and the bath were not really a bath. But despite that, it was quite realaxing and left my skin soft like a baby. Very fun to try!

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Thank Aino C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

we visited the terme several times a week. I must say that we do not suffer from a disease or similar. the bath is really relaxing and it is funto watch people. be aware that after the bath younwill be quiet itred as the relaxing starts quickly. one heads-up: I strongly advise you to buy a cheap bikini (they sell... More 

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East Molesey
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

We arrived from Lipari and the minute you leave the boat the smell of sulphur hits you. The port is right by the thermal baths. We had great fun rolling around and smothering ourselves in the mud. Followed by a dip in the sea which has thermal springs. Many people sear by the healing properties and I have to say... More 

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Thank thejameses
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We went for a day on Vulcano.We had a great time especially when we tried the Thermal baths.Its was so relaxing & a nice experience.Worth going👍👍

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Thank 380479m34182
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54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We rolled in the mud like pigs and joked with the Italians. The sulphur smell is part of the experience so we didn't mind that at all. Be careful not to put the mud on your face as it can irritate your eyes for days.

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