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The Lakes

As in America lakes are a wonderful palace for water recreation and relaxing. In addition to water activity some Europe’s lakes are sights of natural beauty with some being adored by castles and villas along their shorelines. The alpine lakes of Northern Italy and Switzerland are especially a desirable place for the rich and famous to reside because of their natural beauty.

Europe’s Most Desirable Lakes to Visit…

LakeCountryLakeCountry
Skadar🇦🇱 Albania, 🇲🇪 Montenegro Ohrid

🇦🇱 Albania 🇲🇰 North Macedonia

Attersee🇦🇹 AustriaPrespa🇦🇱 Albania, 🇬🇷 Greece, 🇲🇰

North Macedonia

Green🇦🇹 AustriaGeirangerfjord🇳🇴 Norway
Halstattsee🇦🇹 AustriaGjende🇳🇴 Norway
Mondsee🇦🇹 AustriaHardangerfjord🇳🇴 Norway
Perića🇭🇷 CroatiaHornindalsvatnet🇳🇴 Norway
Plitvice🇭🇷 CroatiaMjosa🇳🇴 Norway
Varna🇭🇷 CroatiaRingedalsvatnet🇳🇴 Norway
Peipus🇪🇪 Estonia, 🇷🇺 RussiaSognefjord🇳🇴 Norway
Inari🇫🇮 FinlandEye of the Sea🇵🇱 Poland
Kallavesi🇫🇮 FinlandMasurian Lakes🇵🇱 Poland
Nasijarvi🇫🇮 FinlandKuybyshevskoye🇷🇺 Russia
Saimaa🇫🇮 FinlandLagoda🇷🇺 Russia
Annecy🇫🇷 FranceOneda🇷🇺 Russia
Geneva🇫🇷 France, 🇨🇭 SwitzerlandBled 🇸🇮 Slovenia
Lac dćAllos🇫🇷 FranceBohinj🇸🇮 Slovenia
L Sainte-Croix🇫🇷 FranceHornavan🇸🇪 Sweden
Constance🇦🇹 Austria, 🇩🇪 Germany,
🇨🇭 Switzerland
Nedre Noren🇸🇪 Sweden
Eibsee🇩🇪 GermanyTisnaren🇸🇪 Sweden
Konigsee🇩🇪 GermanyVänern🇸🇪 Sweden
Titisee🇩🇪 GermanyVattern🇸🇪 Sweden
Walchensee🇩🇪 GermanyBrienz🇨🇭 Switzerland
Balaton🇭🇺 HungaryCaumasee🇨🇭 Switzerland
Kerid🇮🇸 IcelandLucerne🇨🇭 Switzerland
Mývatn🇮🇸 IcelandNeutchâtel🇨🇭 Switzerland
Killarney Lakes🇮🇪 IrelandPiora Lakes🇨🇭 Switzerland
Albano🇮🇹 ItalyThun🇨🇭 Switzerland
Bolsena🇮🇹 ItalyZürich🇨🇭 Switzerland
Bracciano🇮🇹 ItalyLlangorse🇬🇧 UK – 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿Wales
Braies🇮🇹 ItalyLlyn Geirionydd🇬🇧 UK – 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁷󠁬󠁳󠁿Wales
Como🇮🇹 ItalyLoch Ard🇬🇧 UK – 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland
Garda🇮🇹 ItalyLoch Awe🇬🇧 UK – 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland
Iseo🇮🇹 ItalyLoch Duich🇬🇧 UK – 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland
Lugano🇮🇹 Italy, 🇨🇭 SwitzerlandLoch Horun🇬🇧 UK – 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland
Maggiore🇮🇹 Italy, 🇨🇭 SwitzerlandLoch Lomond🇬🇧 UK – 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland
Misurina🇮🇹 ItalyLoch Neagh🇬🇧 UK – N. Ireland
Orta🇮🇹 ItalyLoch Ness🇬🇧 UK – 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland
Ijsselmeer🇳🇱 NetherlandsLoch Tummel🇬🇧 UK – 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 Scotland
  The Lake District🇬🇧 UK – 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 England

Europe’s Largest Lakes…

LakeCountry mi2 LakeCountry mi2 
LadogaRussia6,800OulujäriFinland342
OnegaRussia3,820ImandraRussia338
VanernSweden2183PihlajavesiFinland275
SaimaaFinland1690Pihkva Estonia Russia270
Piepus Estonia Russia1373MarkermeerNetherlands270
VatternSweden731PyaozeroRussia254
BeloyeRussia500KovdozeroRussia235
VygozeroRussia480OrivesiFinland232
MalarenSweden440BalatonHungary229
IJsselmeerNetherlands420GenevaFrance Switzerland224
PäijänneFinland417ConstanceAustria GermanySwitzerland209
InariFinland400KeiteleFinland191
IlmenRussia379HjälmarenSweden187
SegozeroRussia350KallavesiFinland183
PielinenFinland345StorsjönSweden179