Mirror, mirror on the wall, which lake is the most beautiful in the world?
Well, the world is pretty big so we would probably need a lot of time to list all the lakes in the world. But when it comes to Europe, we can squeeze a few lakes in a short list and enjoy some of the most magnificent views ever.
Hallstatt Lake, Austria – a small fjord flanked by mountains.
Kerid Crater Lake, Iceland – the most beautiful volcanic lake in south Iceland.
Lake Garda, Italy – it is split between three provinces: Verona, Brescia and Trento.
Lake Saimaa, Finland – the fourth biggest lake in Europe and a perfect example of a beautiful watery maze.
Ohrid Lake, Macedonia – Albania – the deepest lake in the Balkans.
Loch Lomond, Scotland – the largest loch in Scotland.
Sognefjord, Norway – first tourists reached the area 150 years ago.
Lake Annecy, France – some areas are perfect for windsurfing and diving.
Konigsee Lake, Germany – known as Germany’s deepest and cleanest lake.
Plitvice Lakes, Croatia – this includes the most beautiful waterfalls with over 120 different types of birds and wild animals.
Lake Lucerne, Switzerland – a reminiscent of the Norwegian fjords, this lake is stunning but not as cold.
Lake Orta, Italy – it includes and island (San Gulio) which hosts a monastery and a basilica.