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Here are the 7 lakes we have listed within France - compared by Largest Lakes - Water Volume.

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Lake Name Volume in acre-feet Lake Description
Lake Geneva
(Rhone-Alps, France / Geneva, Switzerland / Valais, Switzerland / Vaud, Switzerland)
72,153,474 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 ...
Lake Bourget
(Rhone-Alps, France)
2,918,568 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 ...
Lac de Serre-Poncon
(Provence-Alps-Cote d'Azur, France)
1,053,927 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 ...
Lake Annecy
(Rhone-Alps, France)
907,999 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 ...
Lac de Sainte Croix
(Provence-Alps-Cote d'Azur, France)
616,142 Lac de Sainte Croix Message Forums Also known as: Lac de Ste Croix, Saint Croix Lake
With its seemingly endless expanse of spectacular turquoise waters and pristine white sand beaches, Lac de Sainte Croix is one of the most beautiful lakes in southern France. It is known for its unbelievable shades of blue, so intense and arresting that people come from far and wide to experience its ...
Lake Aiguebelette
(Rhone-Alps, France)
135,000 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 ...
Lac de Guerledan
(Brittany, France)
44,589 Lac de Guerledan Message Forums Also known as: Lake Guerledan
Lac de Guerledan is the largest lake in Western France's Brittany tourism region, situated deep within the Argoat forest. The artificial lake is a family-friendly destination formed where the Blavet River meets the Nantes-Brest canal. This French waterway connects the municipalities of Brest and Nantes, ...
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