Therme Laa, © Therme Laa

Laa an der Thaya

The spa town in the north of the Weinviertel.

Laa an der Thaya lies right on the border with the Czech Republic, in the north of the Weinviertel region.

The spa town of Laa an der Thaya sits nestled in the northern Weinviertel. In Laa an der Thaya, comfort, hospitality and recreation are the order of the day.

The centre of town

The town square is the centre of Laa an der Thaya. Both the town hall and the old town hall, which now houses the Südmährermuseum dedicated to southern Moravia, are found on the square, where Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance styles mix. Other sights and interesting buildings in Laa an der Thaya include the old Bürgerspital hospital, the old Reckturm gaol tower and Burg Laa castle. As well as the southern Moravia museum, Laa an der Thaya has a beer museum and a carriage museum.

Spa town – warm, beneficial waters

The Therme Laa spa has earned Laa an der Thaya a strong reputation as a spa town. Curative bathing in thermal waters has been popular for centuries. All of the pools at Therme Laa are fed by water from the sodium-chloride-iodine mineral thermal spring. Visitors to the spa can relax to their heart’s content. And the outdoor pool at Therma Laa means that visitors in summer can enjoy swimming in the warm months of the year too. Dive in and relax!

Laa and onions

Laa an der Thaya isn’t just famous for being home to the Weinviertel’s only spa – Laaer Zwiebel onions have also become an important part of the town’s identity. Laa an der Thaya’s annual Zwiebelfest onion festival is a celebration in honour of this humble vegetable.