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Lakes in Italy
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
Also known as: Lake Chiusi, Lago di Chiusi, Chiaro di Luna
Located in the scenic Tuscan hills, Chiusi Lake lies along the Tuscany-Umbria border in north-central Italy. The nearby community of Chiusi is well situated ...
Also known as: Lago Albano, Lago di Castel Gandolfo
Sitting on the patio of the restaurant overlooking 472-acre Lake Albano with the week stretching in front of her, she can hardly believe she is finally ...
Also known as: Lago di Bolsena
Held in the volcanic crater like a jewel in its setting, 28,032-acre Lake Bolsena sparkles in central Italy. Over hundreds of thousands of years the ...
Also known as: lago di Bracciano
Flocks of sailboats glide across the surface of Lake Bracciano in the Lazio region of Italy. The sails, ranging from pristine white to bright colors ...
Also known as: Lago di Carezza, Karersee, Rainbow Lake
Often called 'The Pearl of the Dolomites', Lake Carezza is one of the must-see sights in the Trentino-Alto Adige region of northern Italy. Located at ...
|Lake Como||One of the most recognizable and visited European lakes, Lake Como -- also known as the Lago di Como -- snuggles into the mountains and valleys of the ...|
Also known as: Garda Lake, Lago di Garda
Lake Garda, or Lago di Garda in Italian, is the largest lake in Italy, sprawling over 90,000 acres with beautiful vistas. To the north, the lake is graced ...
Also known as: Lago d'Idro, Eridio
Set against the backdrop of medieval villages, sailboats glide across the surface of 2,768-acre Lake Idro. No engines over 10HP are allowed on the beautiful ...
Also known as: Lago d'Iseo
A ferry glides across 15,271-acre Lake Iseo to arrive at the dock on Monte Isola. Passengers with packages and bicycles climb off the ferry; curiously ...
Also known as: Lago di Lugano, Ceresio
Lake Lugano, which curls through southeastern Switzerland just south of the Swiss Alps and borders northern Italy, features the best of both of these ...
|Lake Maggiore||Lake Maggiore, also known as Verbano, is Italy's second largest lake. Although not quite as popular as the well-known Lake Como, the beautifully romantic ...|
Also known as: Lago di Massaciuccoli, Lake Puccini
A lone kayaker glides across the water of 1,680-acre Lake Massaciuccoli, his boat cutting through the white water lilies that grow thick around the shore. ...
Also known as: Lago di Misurina
One of the most scenic destinations in Italy's Dolomite Mountains, Lake Misurina is a timeless treasure. The largest natural lake in the Caldore District ...
Also known as: Lago di Nemi
As small and sweet as the wild strawberries that crowd its hillsides, 410-acre Lake Nemi is a hidden jewel tucked away in the Alban Hills. Treasured for ...
Also known as: Lago d'Orta
Described by 19th century French novelist Honere Balzac as a "grey pearl in a green jewel box," Lake Orta in the Piedmont region of Italy has been the ...
Also known as: Lago di Piediluco
A quick peek at the shoreline of Lake Piediluco, also known as Lago di Piediluco, reveals wide, seemingly-unending curves around towering mountains in ...
Also known as: Lago di Trasimeno, Lake Trasimene
Situated in the heart of Italy, Lake Trasimeno sits almost exactly at the midpoint of the Italian peninsula halfway both north to south and east to west. ...
Also known as: Lago di Vico
Legends say that Lake Vico was created when Hercules thrust his club into the earth. When he removed it, a stream filled the depression with water creating ...
Also known as: Lago di Montedoglio, Lake Montedoglio
Lake Montedoglio is nestled in the Province of Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy. Although Lake Montedoglio was created for irrigation and as a water source for ...
Also known as: Paola Lake, Lago di Sabaudia
Italy's Sabaudia Lake has plenty of friendly neighbors, from a city to the north, a national park to the south and the cool, coastal breeze from the sea, ...
|San Ruffino Lake||
Also known as: Lago di San Ruffino
Every year San Ruffino Lake disappears, shrinking back to the river it originally was. Wildlife returns to explore the river's shore and forage in the ...