Turcianske Teplice is situated in the south of Turcianska Basin, 518 meters above the sea level, at the base of the Velka Fatra Mountain. There are mineral springs and thermal water in Turcianske Teplice. The first record about the thermal springs on the territory of current town is from 1281. Turcianske Teplice is the only spa in Slovakia to treat kidney and urinary tract diseases. Locomotor system diseases of adults and children have been successfully treated as well. An extensive park is the part of the spa area.