Vulcano hosts many tourists who come to the island to take advantage of the hot mud baths and fumaroles.
Vulcano, one of the wonderful Aeolian Islands, is famous for its incredible thermal baths. This small and charming island hosts many tourists who come to the island to take advantage of the hot mud baths and fumaroles, great for treating rheumatism and skin conditions.
This centenary mud baths are formed by an extended area located close to the main harbour where every day many villagers and tourists experience this natural environment enjoying their incredible benefits. The mud baths are divided in three areas: the “Pozza” which offers a mud area characterized by countless bubbles with sulphuric fumes and brackish water. These muds are famous for their beneficial effects on the skin , the respiratory tract and articulations; the “Acque Calde” is an area rich in hot waters where you can remove from your body the residues of mud after your relaxing dive. Close to the Acque Calde there are the “Fumarole”, receipts of air that are considered very healing for asthma and respiratory problems.
Some useful tips: Don’t wear watches and jewellery. Stay in the mud no longer than 15 minutes!