Hot springs come in many shapes and forms. In Japan there are the onsens; Turkey has the Pamukkale, and in Austria, thermal spas reign supreme.

The European country is not just famous for its castlesSwarovski crystals, and the fact that it’s the birthplace of legendary musicians like Mozart and Beethoven. Austria is also well known for its spa culture, and when you combine that with its picturesque landscape (most of Austria is located within the Alps), it’s a recipe for a perfect weekend.

So if you’re embarking on a European vacation anytime soon, we promise it’ll be well worth it to check out some of these thermal spas in Austria.