3 stunning lakes in Italy

19/08/2018

Besides having a 7,600 km long coastline which includes some breathtaking beaches, Italy also has 1,500 lakes some of which are pretty spectacular. We have picked for you 3 probably most amazing lakes in Italy.

Lake Garda

Not only it is the biggest lake in Italy but probably of the most spectacular ones too. Located in the Northern part of Italy, the lake has numerous small islands and 5 main ones.

 

 

 

The southern shore is lined by beaches and backed by low hills whereas in the north- mountains and cliffs surround the lake. The location gives Lake Garda a temperate climate and also makes it most family and watersports oriented of Italy’s lakes.

Lake Como

Located in Lombardy region, Lake Como is set in the shadow of the snow-covered Alps and surrounded on both sides by steep wooded hills.

At the bottom of southwest branch lies the city of Como, home to Renaissance architecture and known for a funicular that travels up to the mountain town of Brunate.

Lake Bracciano

 

Located in the Lazio region, just half an hour away from Rome. Lake Bracciano can trace its origins back to the intense volcanic activity, therefore in some places around the lake, you can still spot some tell-tale craters.

One of the most important towns around the lake- Bracciano is where people gather to enjoy water sports and of course, the impressive scenery! While in the area, consider also visiting some of the other villages and towns surrounding the lake: Anguillara Sabazia, Trevignano Romano, La Marmotta.

We hope you will have the best time visiting these stunning lakes!

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