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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Lake of Tovel
Lake Tovel is located in Trentino, in the renowned Val di Non, more precisely in the municipality of Ville d'Anaunia at 1178 above sea level in the province of Trento. To reach it, it is necessary to take the provincial road 14 of the Val di Tovel da Tuenno; very busy road in summer and consequently regulated with paid parking and shuttle services from [...]
Lake Anterselva is located in the municipality of Rasun-Anterselva, in South Tyrol (province of Bolzano), a few kilometers from the Austrian border. This beautiful blue-green water mirror at high altitude (1642m asl) is surrounded by coniferous forests and is located within the Vedrette di Ries-Aurina Natural Park, about 100 km from Bolzano. The [...]
Lake Dobbiaco is located in the municipality of the same name in Val Pusteria (province of Bolzano) at 1176m above sea level, between the Dolomiti di Sesto natural park and the Fanes - Sennes and Braies nature park, near the border with Austria. The beautiful lake of Dobbiaco originated in ancient times, when numerous landslides broke off [...]
Lake Molveno is a beautiful Dolomite lake, formed about 4000 years ago due to a landslide that blocked the valley, set in a wonderful natural setting: it is in fact surrounded by beech and fir woods, with the massifs of the Brenta Group that dominate it from the west and of Mount Gazza and [...]
Paneveggio lake, also known as Forte Buso lake, is located in Val di Fiemme in the municipality of Predazzo, in Trentino Alto Adige at 1450m above sea level. Paneveggio Lake is located along the Strada Statale 50, which leads from Predazzo to San Martino di Castrozza via the Rolle Pass, and is a [...]
Lake Misurina is located in the municipality of Auronzo di Cadore, in the province of Belluno at 1754 m asl Lake Misurina can be reached directly by car: going towards Venice and exiting the Mestre ring road, take the A27 to Belluno, at the end of the motorway just continue towards Cadore up to Auronzo, [...]
The Fusine lakes are located in the municipality of Tarvisio, in the province of Udine, a few kilometers from the border with Slovenia at the base of the mountain range of the Mangart mountain group. Their extension varies from 0,09 to 0,135 square km, with a depth of 10-25 m, they are located at an altitude of 930m [...]
Lake Sauris is located in the municipality of Sauris, in the province of Udine (Friuli-Venezia Giulia), a few kilometers from the border with Veneto. It is located at 977m of altitude and can count on an extension of 1,57kmq. The lake, also known as Lago della Maina due to the location where it is located, [...]
The Colbricon Lakes are located at an altitude of 1924m in Trentino within the Paneveggio-Pale di San Martino Natural Park, between the Rolle pass and the Colbricon pass, close to the border with Veneto. The Colbricon lakes can be reached on foot from Malga Rolle: by parking the car, the path that initially starts in [...]
Lake Santa Caterina (also known as Lake Auronzo) is located in the municipality of Auronzo di Cadore (830m asl), in the province of Belluno (Veneto). Its extension is 0,49kmq and is both navigable (canoes, rowing boats and pedal boats) and bathing. Lake Santa Caterina or Auronzo is a lake [...]
The Predil lake is located in the municipality of Tarvisio, in the province of Udine (Friuli-Venezia Giulia), at an altitude of 959m, it offers clear waters, suitable for bathing and navigable by rowing boats, canoes and pedal boats. The Predil lake, also known as Raibl, is located about 10km from Tarvisio, in an idyllic valley that once [...]
Lake Serraia is located in the municipality of Baselga di Pinè, not far from Trento (Trentino - Alto Adige). Located at 974m above sea level, it boasts an extension of 0,6kmq and is one of the few navigable and bathing lakes. Lake Serraia is located on the Piné plateau, on a natural basin of glacial origin created [...]
Lake Vernago is located in the municipality of Senales (1600m asl), in the province of Bolzano (Trentino - Alto Adige), has an extension of 1,26kmq, a depth of 56 meters and can be navigated by canoe. Reaching Lake Vernago can be reached directly by car, it is over an hour from Bolzano. You need to get to Merano first, then [...]
Lake Ledro is located in Val di Ledro a few kilometers from the north shore of Lake Garda, in Trentino Alto Adige. Thanks to the beauty of its waters, Lake Ledro is an important tourist center in the area. It originated in ancient times but it is only since 1929 that its surface [...]
Lake Neves is located in the municipality of Selva dei Molini, in the province of Bolzano (South Tyrol) at 1856m above sea level. Lake Neves is an artificial lake born from the construction of a dam, the highest in South Tyrol thanks to its 94,66 meters, managed by a joint venture of ENEL. Is situated […]
Lake Lavarone is a small alpine lake located in the locality of the same name, in the heart of the Folgaria and Lavarone plateau (Alpe Cimbra) in Trentino Alto Adige. It is a bathing lake located at 1079m above sea level. Lake Lavarone is located on the road that connects Rovereto (in Trentino) to Asiago (in Veneto), near the town of the same name. [...]
San Pellegrino Lake - San Pellegrino Pass (Val di Fassa)
Lake San Pellegrino is a small body of water located at the San Pellegrino Pass, at an altitude of 1900 meters. It is a small lake that arises from a series of small streams that descend from the high mountains that surround it, here a body of water is created that gives it the name of lake but which certainly [...]