Lakes in Europe

34 Lakes in Europe. Lakes on this page are displayed on the map.

Lake ConstanceAustria,Germany,Switzerland

Lake Constance (in German, Bodensee) is the third largest lake in Central Europe after Lake Balaton and Lake Geneva. Since it was formed by the Rhine Glacier during the Ice Age, it ... Read more

Lake BrienzSwitzerland

Lake Brienz (or Brienzersee) is a lake located in central Switzerland in the canton of Berne, North of the Alps. The lake has a surface area of approximately 30 square kilometers ... Read more

Lake GenevaSwitzerland,France

Lake Geneva (also known as Lac Léman) is one of the largest lakes in Western Europe and the largest body of water in ... Read more

Lake SkadarAlbania,Montenegro

Lake Skadar, also known as Lake Scutari, Shkoder, or Shkodra, is the largest lake on the Balkan Peninsula. The lake lies on the border of Macedoni and Albania, and has one of the ... Read more

Lake OhridMacedonia,Albania

Lake Ohrid is believed to be the oldest continuously existing lake in Europe, some three to five million years old. It is also on of the deepest lakes on the continent, with a ... Read more

Lake Hornavan is located in the Northern part of Sweden, in the Arjeplog Municipality in the province of Swedish Lapland, which is administratively known as Norbotten County. It is ... Read more

Tisnaren is a lake in the Finspångs, Katrineholms and Vingåkers municipalities in Sweden, on the border between Östergötland County and Södermanland ... Read more

Lake Ladoga, located in the North-Western part of Russia, is the largest lake in Europe, the 15th largest freshwater lake by surface area in the world and the 14th largest by ... Read more

Lake Onega, also known as Onego (in Russian: Oniézhskoye Ozero; in Finnish : Ääninen or Äänisjärvi) is a large lake in the northwestern part of ... Read more

Kuybyshevskoye or Kuybyshev Reservoir, located in the middle of the Volga and lower Kama region of Russia, is the largest reservoir in Europe, and the third ... Read more

Hornindalsvatnet is located in Norway and is the country’s and Europe’s deepest lake, with a maximum depth of 514 meters. It is also regarded as one of the clearest ... Read more

Lake MaggioreItaly,Switzerland

Lake Maggiore is the second largest lake in Italy by surface area (after Lake Garda) and by depth (after Lake Como). It is also the most westerly out of these three great southern ... Read more

Lake PeipusRussia,Estonia

Lake Peipus is the largest trans-boundary lake in Europe, situated on the border between Estonia and Russia. The freshwater lake occupies 3.6% of the total area of the Baltic Sea ... Read more

Lake LuganoItaly,Switzerland

Lake Lugano (or Lago di Lugano) is a glacial lake located on the border between Northern Italy and Southern Switzerland, right in the middle between Lake Maggiore and Lake Como. It ... Read more

Lake Iseo is the fourth largest in Lombardy. Even though it is not as famous as its larger siblings, Como, Maggiore and Garda, it is still a very beautiful ... Read more

Lake LucerneSwitzerland

The star-shaped Lake Lucerne, often called the “heart of Switzerland” because of its central position, is the 4th largest lake in the ... Read more

Lake Päijänne is the second largest lake in Finland with a surface area of 1082.89 km2, serving as one of the most popular fishing lakes in the ... Read more

Loch LomondUnited Kingdom

Loch Lomond is the largest inland freshwater lake in Great Britain by surface area, and the second largest by water volume after Loch Ness. In a 2005 survey lead by Radio Times, ... Read more

Lake InariFinland

Lake Inari is located in the midst of Europe’s largest untouched wilderness, Lapland, and it is the 3rd largest lake in Finland. Geography and ... Read more

Lake NeuchatelSwitzerland

Lake Neuchatel is the largest lake entirely in Switzerland, located mainly in the canton with the same name, and also shared by Vaud, Fribbourg and Bern. It is the 59th largest ... Read more