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[ Sport & Well-being ]

Having been known since the Etruscan times for its beneficent thermal waters, Chianciano still has a great charm and appeal with its springs, the Holy, the Fucoli and the Sillene.
Besides the traditional cures, Chianciano Thermal Baths offer new both esthetical and therapeutic treatments for a complete remise-en-form, by employing highly qualified teams of doctors and specialists. Being placed in a territory rich of art and history and surrounded by a unique natural environment, Chianciano proposes an alternative to the traditional holidays, offering new and different ideas as for relax, sport and enjoyment, while making you recover a good form. Chianciano Terme is an important reality of modern thermal tourism, where the traditional offer is combined with the recover of a good physical and psychical form.
Chianciano and its Thermal Baths offer all this, always in new combinations.


» Acqua Santa

The thermal, bicarbonate-sulphate-calcic Holy water (springing out at a temperature of 33°C) carries out its therapeutic activity by drinking it before meals in the morning, according to the modalities that have been prescribed to each single person by the thermal-bath doctor.
It stimulates the production of bile by the liver and its flowing through the biliary ducts, by producing the contraction of the cholecyst and the passage of bile into the intestine, it betters the digestive function while helping the organism to get rid of useless if not dangerous substances.
It is advised in the cure of functional hepatobiliary troubles deriving from hepatitis (viral, alcoholic, or produced by medicines) , in the case of chronic inflammations of cholecyst, of painful and/or digestive disturbs of cholecyst calculosis and of any alteration of the biliary ducts (dyskinesia) and, moreover, after surgical operations (cholecystectomy).


» Acqua Fucoli

A course of Fucoli water is a useful booster measure in combination with the hydropic therapy that is done in the morning with the Holy Water. Fucoli water gushes out at a temperature of 16,5°C.
Taken as a drink in the afternoon, at the end of the digestive process, according to the modalities that have been prescribed by the doctor, it increases the quantity of bile and its flowing. It is advised to regularise intestinal motility (intestinal laziness, obstinate constipation), to stimulate diuresis and has an anti-inflammatory action on the gastroduodenal mucosa.


» Acqua Sillene

Sillene mineral and thermal water, gushes out at a temperature of 38,5° C. Being employed in mud-balneotherapy treatments, it is principally used in the mud-therapy of liver and in the CO2 balneotherapy. By applying it on the region of the liver as a large abdominal belt, Sillene mud strengthens the Holy Water choleretic effect, while producing an anti-spastic action on the biliary ducts. After one course of mud-therapy for the liver, its volume steadily decreases and the painful symptomatology that is often linked with functional and/or hepatic-biliary alterations diminishes.
The mud-therapy is usually combined with the CO2 balneotherapy, strengthening the effects of the first one. Sillene CO2 bath is advised in the cure of primary arterial hypertension and in the case of vascular insufficiency of limbs in its initial stage.


» Acqua Sant'Elena

Saint Helen Spring is located within Chianciano Terme hydrogeologic district.
Having been known for centuries, Saint Helen low-in-mineral-content, bicarbonate-alkaline-calcic water contains important therapeutic qualities that have been clinically checked and scientifically experimented both in man and in animals. It is advised in the cure of illnesses affecting kidneys and the gastroenteric apparatus.
Saint Helen water is always well borne, it increases diuresis, it purifies the organism from toxins, both during and after the treatment, it stimulates the elimination of kidney calculus and of gravel, preventing any relapses, it weakens sharp and chronic inflammations of the urinary ducts, it regularises the altered metabolism of uric acid; it is advised in the case of gastroenteric dyspepsia and any trouble that is linked to it (heartburn, spasm etc), it stimulates digestive functions and is also advised during any physical-sport activity.


» "Polisportivo-Olimpus" Centre

The "Polisportivo-Olimpus" Centre can provide many services: Athena gymnasium: aerobic dance, step, and super floating parquet 3b flex.
Nettuno swimming-pool: Olympic swimming-pool 50 m, indoor swimming-pool 25 m, diving-pool with diving-boards and platforms, children-swimming pool, animation and miniclub.
Marte gymnasium: body building and cardiofitness.
Palazzetto dello sport (sports centre): volleyball, basketball, and soccer.
Apollo and Venere beauty centre: sauna, Turkish bath, solarium, hydromassage, and esthetical treatments.


» Other sport activities

• Municipal sport centre: bowls-greens (4 greens)
• Indoor and outdoor tennis-courts
• Six-a-side soccer courts
• Miniature golfs and table-tennis
• n. 2 municipal stadiums
• Skating-rings
• Riding-grounds and schools, and riding-walks in the countryside
• Fishing, sailing, canoeing and windsurfing: Lakes Chiusi, Montepulciano and Trasimeno
• Golf clubs with 9 and 18 greens
• Athletics-rings
• Trekking in the woods and countryside
• Cycle racing tracks also for mountain-bikes


» Thermal Swimming Pools

A new swimming complex is born in Chianciano. Seven pools built on a hilltop command a magnificent view of the Orcia and Chiana valleys. The first covered swimming pool is equipped with a hydromassage and a lounge area and is reached via the adjoining panoramic walkway. The pools that follow are surrounded by fountains and waterfalls, and are set in a beautiful park which celebrates the famous waters. A grand project which will be inaugurated in 2005 and will make your stay in Chianciano even more enjoyable.


Viale della Libertΰ, 288 - 53042 Chianciano Terme (Siena) - Italy
(+39) 0578 64300 r.a. - Fax (+39) 0578 60577
Prenotazioni e informazioni: info@albahotel.net
Amministrazione: direzione@albahotel.net
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