Mountain lakes

mountain lakes

Among the most visited places during the summer season we find the Mountain Lakes, a destination for families, young people, hikers, sportsmen ... The charm of the Mountain Lakes is unique, the water that reflects the peaks and the microclimate that gives on sunny days great days of fun and relaxation.

From the Alps to the Apennines there are numerous mountain lakes to visit. Each lake differs from each other and each can boast its own uniqueness, ranging from small alpine lakes at high altitude to large lakes in the valleys where it is possible to practice water sports such as sailing and kite- surf.

In this section you can find the main ones mountain lakes to go to in the summer, info on the characteristics of the territory, on the tourist facilities for sportsmen or families, the possible activities or sports to practice and the local hiking itineraries.

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    Goillet lake

    Goillet lake

    A stone's throw from Monte Cervino, which dominates it from a height of 4478 meters and its unmistakable almost pyramidal shape, is this small artificial lake with breathtaking colours. The lake, located at a height of about 2520 meters above sea level, offers an incredible spectacle for the eyes and […]


    Lake Welsperg

    Lake Welsperg

    Lake Welsperg, set in the splendid Val Canali, in eastern Trentino, is a particularly suggestive valley of Dolomite origin. Located at an altitude of 1030 meters and just a few kilometers away, today Lake Welsperg can be reached and visited by anyone who loves to immerse themselves in greenery and enjoy a walk or a holiday in the mountains, […]

    Coldai Lake

    Coldai Lake

    Nestled between the Belluno Dolomites, the Pale di San Martino and the Vette Feltrine, stands one of the most beautiful naturalistic places in the whole of Veneto: it is Lake Coldai, a typically alpine lake mirror located in the shadow of the Coldai Tower at an altitude of 2143 meters height, one of the unmissable destinations for those who decide to spend […]


    Almsee lake

    Almsee lake

    It is located in the Upper Austria region, more precisely in the Salzkammergut area. It is a small Austrian natural jewel, where you can enjoy unique and spectacular panoramas that you are rarely used to seeing. It is not far from the city of Salzburg, which can be reached in about an hour by car. A few kilometers after the […]

    Lake Weissensee

    Lake Weissensee

    Lake Weissensee is located in the Austrian region of Carinthia and can be visited at any time of the year, especially during the summer season. There is really a lot to know about a place characterized by pure nature. Lake Weissensee is nestled in the heart of the Austrian Alps and offers landscapes of all kinds. Since […]

    Seebensee lake

    Seebensee lake

    Lake Seebensee is very easy to reach thanks to a path open to the whole family. Also by virtue of a similar advantage, it is certainly worth diving into a mountain with an enchanting appearance and a thousand surprises. It is an authentic jewel located in the Austrian Tyrol and able to guarantee suggestions outside […]

    Obernbergersee lake

    Obernbergersee lake

    On the border between Italy and Austria, lies the Obernberger See Lake. It is a lesser known tourist destination than many others, but no less suggestive for this. Such an opportunity should be seized upon, with the opportunity to discover the beauties of an enchanted landscape. There is nothing left to do but know what to do […]

    Lagorai lake

    Lagorai lake

    The Lagorai mountain range occupies one of the most beautiful areas of Trentino Alto Adige: it is located between the Valle di Primiero, the Val di Cembra, the Vanoi and the wonderful Val di Fiemme, flowing in its north-eastern part into the Paneveggio Natural Park. and Pale di San Martino. In the shadow of these beautiful mountains in [...]

    Bombasel lakes

    Bombasel lakes

    Trentino offers emotions and breathtaking landscapes, the Bombasel lakes in Val di Fiemme are no exception. There are three, not far from each other within the Logorai chain, and inside you can admire various types of fish, including trout and minnow. They extend for 15 thousand square meters at an altitude [...]

    Lake of Fedaia

    Lake of Fedaia

    The Dolomites are one of the many UNESCO sites present on the Italian territory: these Pale Mountains provide a wonderful setting for verdant valleys and ponds that contribute to making these landscapes a fairy tale land to be experienced and discovered. Not only nature, but also mankind contributed to making the Dolomite landscapes [...]

    Hallstatt Lake

    Hallstatt Lake

    Hallstatt Lake is one of the most photographed places in the world, the colorful alpine village that is reflected on the lake can be found in many posters and postcards.
    A small tourist destination that has managed to jealously preserve its charm.

    Achensee lake

    Achensee lake

    It is well known that the Austrian Tyrol is a popular destination for many nature-loving travelers and sports enthusiasts, not only in winter as you might think, but also in summer. At the same time, in this region it is possible to opt for a weekend or a longer holiday dedicated to wellness. A place […]

    Lake of Scanno

    Lake of Scanno

    Lake Scanno is located in central Italy, in the Abruzzo region, in the province of L'Aquila, in the Sagittario valley and is the most evocative mountain lake in this region. Naturally formed, located at 922 meters above sea level, it occupies an area of ​​1500 meters, with a width of 800 and a maximum depth of 32 [...]

    Barrea Lake

    Barrea Lake

    The Barrea Lake is an artificial lake created by the damming of the Sangro river; it is located in the province of L'Aquila within the Abruzzo National Park, between Lazio and Molise, in the mountain community of Alto Sangro and the Cinque Miglia plateau. It is located at an altitude of 980 meters above sea level, with a length of about 5 [...]

    Antrona Lake

    Antrona Lake

    Lake Antrona is a small lake located in the northern Alps of Lombardy. The altitude is 1073 m asl and is located in a valley called, precisely, Valle d'Antrona. To get there it is necessary to take the provincial road that leads to the town of Antronapiana. Inside the valley there are natural basins and numerous trekking routes. Her […]

    Calaita lake

    Calaita lake

    In the splendid Valle del Vanoi, in Trentino-Alto Adige, we find Lake Calaita, a choreographic balcony on the Pale di San Martino. The lake is located not far from Fiera di Primiero, about fifteen kilometers, and can also be reached by car, via the road that leads to the Gobbera pass. Furthermore, adjacent to the lake, [...]

    Mosigo lake

    Mosigo lake

    Lake Mosigo is a picturesque lake just outside San Vito di Cadore and is ideal for a relaxing walk in the mountains or for a holiday immersed in the green woods of the Dolomites. What to do and what to see at Lake Mosigo Lake Mosigo, also known as Lake San Vito [...]

    Valdurna Lake

    Valdurna Lake

    Lake Valdurna in Summer (also known as Lake Durnholzer) Considered the pearl of Val Sarentino, in Sudtirol, Lake Valdurna is located at a height of over 1500 meters, about thirty kilometers north of the center of Bolzano. We are right in the center of South Tyrol between Bolzano, Bressanone and Merano and within a [...]

    Lake of Antermoia

    Lake of Antermoia

    Lake Antermoia is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the Dolomites and is one of the main destinations for hikers who visit the Dolomites in summer. It is located in Val di Fassa between the peaks of the Catinaccio, one of the main mountain groups of the Dolomites, located at 2500 meters above sea level. The lake […]

    Arpy lake

    Arpy lake

    Valle d'Aosta hides small corners of paradise able to enchant visitors and tourists from all over the world. Among these there is undoubtedly Lake d'Arpy: a blue jewel set between Mount Charvel and Becca Poignenta, peaks that are part of the Mont Blanc chain. It is the ideal destination to spend moments with the family [...]

    Fanes lakes

    Fanes lakes

    The Fanes lakes are located on the mountain pasture of the same name, the Alpe di Fanes. This is located in South Tyrol, within the municipality of Marebbe. The landscape is made particular by karst phenomena and hydrology, which make it a valid summer destination for hikers but also for less experienced tourists. The area is part of the [...]

    Verney Lake

    Verney Lake

    Lago Verney is located in the municipality of La Thuile in the Aosta Valley, and it is precisely from this that it takes its second denomination. The place is among the most evocative of the entire region and is very popular thanks to its proximity to the Piccolo San Bernando pass, the high pass [...]

    Nambino lake

    Nambino lake

    Lake Nambino is located a few kilometers from Madonna di Campiglio. It is a small pearl in the woods of Trentino which is located within an evocative and truly beautiful landscape: the Brenta Dolomites are the backdrop, while the small and delightful Refuge overlooking the stretch of water [... ]

    Federa lake

    Federa lake

    Lake Federa is a small lake of natural origin extremely suggestive for its peculiarities located in the Dolomites, more specifically near Cortina D'Ampezzo, in the province of Belluno, in Veneto. Well our advice is just not to hesitate to visit this wonderful lake in case you find yourself [...]

    Alleghe Lake

    Alleghe Lake

    Lake Alleghe is a small lake of natural origin extremely suggestive for its peculiarities located at the foot of the Belluno Dolomites. Although this magnificent alpine lake is of natural origin, it is curious to know that until 1770 this did not exist and in the territory of Alleghe (BL) there was no lake. In 1771 a [...]

    Sorapis Lake

    Sorapis Lake

    In the height of summer, the scorching heat advances and the days are tinged with heat, making the hottest hours unbearable, but there are solutions other than the sea that can give greater freshness: the mountains. And if, in a mountainous place there is also a lake, a waterfall and a natural park, then this can become the holiday [...]

    Lake of Braies

    Lake of Braies

    Lake Braies is one of the largest natural basins in the Dolomites. Located at an altitude of 1496 meters above sea level, Lake Braies has an extension of about 31 hectares, with a length of about 1,2 km and a width varying between 300 and 400 meters. This lake is located in the valley [...]

    Carezza lake

    Carezza lake

    Lake Carezza is located in the South Tyrolean valley known as Val d'Ega, more precisely in the municipality of Nova Levante at 1534m above sea level, in the province of Bolzano (South Tyrol). To reach it, take the state road 241 (Val d'Ega state road), which in summer is very busy and leads to Val di Fassa crossing the [...]

    Resia Lake

    Resia Lake

    Lake Resia is located in the municipality of Curon Venosta, in the province of Bolzano (Trentino - Alto Adige), with an extension of 6,6kmq it is one of the largest and most fascinating lakes in the entire Alpine Arc. Lake Resia is located in Val Venosta and is an artificial lake, located a little further north [...]

    Lake of Tenno

    Lake of Tenno

    Lake Tenno offers all this: spectacular natural postcard environments, capable of satisfying the eye, even the most critical, excursions on paths that also allow a stop for a regenerating picnic, places rich in history that can catapult the traveler and visitor in a noteworthy medieval context. Lake Tenno, [...]

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