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Here are the 6 lakes we have listed within France - compared by Longest Shorelines.

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Lake Name Shoreline length in miles Lake Description
Lake Geneva
(Rhone-Alps, France / Geneva, Switzerland / Valais, Switzerland / Vaud, Switzerland)
104 Lake Geneva Pictures Also known as: Lac Leman
Shaped like a crescent moon, Lake Geneva is cradled in the Alps Mountain Range with two-thirds of its 104 shoreline miles in Switzerland and the other third in France. Lake Geneva is known as Lac Leman in France. Flanked by the majestic Matterhorn, possibly the most famous peak in the Alps, the largest ...
Lac de Serre-Poncon
(Provence-Alps-Cote d'Azur, France)
50 Lac de Serre-Poncon Pictures Lac de Serre-Poncon Message Forums Lac de Serre-Poncon in the Provence Region of France proves that mankind can create a treasure of nature while solving a problem. Building a dam across the Durance River created one of Europe's largest reservoirs. In the process, a hydroelectric generation station was created, irrigation and drinking ...
Lac d'Hourtins-Carcans
(Aquitaine, France)
29 Lac d'Hourtins-Carcans Message Forums Also known as: Lake Hourtins, Lac Carcans-Hourtin-Maubuisson
Beautiful Lac d'Hourtins-Carcans is nestled within France's Aquitaine region. One of the longest and largest bodies of water in the country, it has a surface area of 14,085 acres and a maximum depth of 33 feet. This freshwater lake is also known as Lac d'Hourtin-Carcans-Maubuisson (after the names of ...
Lake Bourget
(Rhone-Alps, France)
25 Lake Bourget Pictures Lake Bourget Message Forums Also known as: Lac du Bourget
The jewel of the Rhone-Alps Region, Lake Bourget is France's largest natural lake by volume and spans almost 11,000 acres. The attributes of Lake Bourget have been recognized since before recorded time; archaeological explorations have shown evidence of Bronze-Age settlement on the lake's shores. So ...
Lake Annecy
(Rhone-Alps, France)
22 Lake Annecy Pictures Lake Annecy Message Forums Also known as: Lac d'Annecy
Paragliders sail like bright balloons over the clean mountain water of Lake Annecy, while hikers standing on the massive rock of Roc de Che`re look on. The hike through the 494-acre nature reserve is strenuous, but worth it. The view is breathtaking with Lac d'Annecy stretching below at the base of ...
Lake Aiguebelette
(Rhone-Alps, France)
8 Lake Aiguebelette Pictures Lake Aiguebelette Message Forums Also known as: Lac d'Aiguebelette
Nestled in the heart of the Rhone-Alps region of France, Lake Aiguebelette has a well-deserved reputation as a natural treasure. The lake is privately-owned and protected as a wildlife preservation area. The main inflowing river is the Leysse de Novalaise, and the Tiers River flows out. Careful management ...
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