Switzerland Lakes by Region
Switzerland Lakes and Reservoirs
Switzerland Lakes A-Z
Lakes in Switzerland
|Lake Name||Lake Summary|
|Lac de Joux||Switzerland's Lac de Joux is located high up in the Jura Mountains in the Canton of Vaud. Located at an altitude of nearly 3300 feet, Lac du Joux is ideally ...|
Also known as: Lake Biel, Bielersee, Lac de Bienne
Lake Biel-Bienne leads the parade of three lakes at the foot of the Jura Mountains region of Switzerland. Located in the Bern and Neuchatel cantons (states) ...
|Lake Brienz||Lake Brienz (Brienzersee in Swiss) displays beautiful turquoise and emerald hues, colors often associated with shallow Caribbean waters. However, Lake ...|
Also known as: Lake of Constance, Lake Bodensee
Lake Constance is a 132,448-acre lake situated in the northern foothills of the Alps between Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The third-largest lake ...
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 ...
Also known as: Lake Greifen, Greifensee
Only 7 miles southeast of Zurich, Lake Greifensee has become a favored destination for holidays away from the big city. Located in the Canton of Zurich, ...
|Lake Lucerne||With a shoreline that rises steeply into the mountains to a height of more than 4,900 feet, Lake Lucerne is the fourth largest lake in Switzerland. Its ...|
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 ...
Also known as: Lake Lungerersee, Lake Lungernsee
Beautiful Lake Lungern is 2,460 feet above sea level in the highest part of the canton (state) of Obwalden, Switzerland. At the southern end of the lake ...
|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: Lac de Neuchatel
Lake Neuchatel is the largest lake entirely within the borders of Switzerland, spanning almost 54,000 acres and reaching into four Swiss cantons (states): ...
Also known as: Thunersee
Lying just north of the Alps in Switzerland's Bern Region, Lake Thun is a favorite destination among holiday-makers. Reflecting the majestic Alpine peaks ...
Also known as: Lake Walenstadt, Lake Walensee
Lake Walen spans almost 6,000 acres between the cantons (states) of Glarus and St. Gallen in the mountainous terrain of northeastern Switzerland. Lake ...
|Trift Lake and Rhone Glacier Lake||
Also known as: Triftsee
Trift Lake and Rhone Glacier Lake are two of newest attractions in the Bern and Valais regions of the Swiss Alps. These two recently-formed glacier lakes ...