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Intoxicating Views Of The Top 10 Lakes In Switzerland

1.Lake Geneva, Geneva
Lake Geneva is the largest lake in Switzerland and the largest freshwater lake in Western Europe. It has a total area of 580 square kilometers and belongs to Switzerland and France. Of these, 348 square kilometers belong to Switzerland, 234 square kilometers belong to France, and Swiss people call Geneva Lake.

With the majestic appearance of the Alps as a backdrop, beautiful scenery and comfortable environment, the Lake Geneva has become a holiday paradise for European aristocrats since the 18th century. After more than two hundred years of development, the luxury resort villas, high-end hotels and restaurants on the shores of Lake Geneva are perfect, and it is a long-lasting tourist resort. There are paddle boats, steam boats and ferries on Lake Geneva. It is a means of travel for locals and a tourist attraction. You can cruise the river, enjoy the coastal scenery, and some on board.

2.Lake Constance
The German name for this lake is Bodensee, and Lake Constance is the English name. Lake Constance is the second largest lake in Switzerland and the third largest lake in Central Europe. It is located in the northeast of Switzerland and covers a total area of 539 square kilometers. It belongs to Switzerland, Austria and Germany. Lake Constance is an ice-etched lake located in an ancient glacial basin. Lake Constance consists of three parts: Upper Lake, Lower Lake and Lake Bolinger. The lake is 396 meters above sea level, 252 meters deepest, 66 kilometers long and 14 kilometers wide. It is the largest freshwater lake in the German-speaking area. Lake Constance is a natural reservoir in the upper reaches of the Rhine. The water is blue-green, clear, and less frozen in winter. There are freshwater crickets, crickets and other fish in the lake. Lake Constance has a beautiful scenery, the mountains and rivers are ups and downs, the climate is mild and humid, and it is a popular summer water sport as well as hiking and cycling resorts.


3.Lake Neuchate
Lake Neuchâtel is 218 square kilometers and is Switzerland’s third largest lake, but from its perspective in Switzerland, it is actually the largest lake in Switzerland.

Lake Neuchâtel is located in the southern foothills of the Jura Mountains in western Switzerland. It is a glacier lake, 429 meters above sea level, about 38 kilometers long and about 8 kilometers wide. The southern shore of the lake is the largest wetland and wild bird paradise in Switzerland; the shores of the lake are full of vineyards and are known for discovering prehistoric relics in LaTene. Lake Neuchâtel is frozen in winter, but there are many places to swim in the summer on the shores of the lake. You can also participate in several water sports such as sailing, surfing and hand-boating. The four-hour cruise route takes visitors to the mountains of Lake Biel, Lake Murten and Neuchâtel in the foothills of the Jura.

4.Lake Maggiore
Lake Maggiore, also known as Lake Verbano, extends from the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland to Piedmont and Lombardy in Italy. Lake Maggiore is 66 kilometers long with an average depth of 175 meters and an area of 212 square kilometers. It is the fourth largest lake in Switzerland.

There are many famous resorts in the northern Ticino region of Lake Maggiore: Locarno, a small town with a strong atmosphere. It has the most pleasant climate in Switzerland. The annual sunshine time is nearly 2,300 hours, and the annual average temperature is 15.5. Close to Locarno, Ascona is only 197 meters above sea level. It is the lowest altitude in Switzerland. It is located in the Nikko Bay of Lake Maggiore. Although it is small in size, it is exquisite and romantic. There are many boutique houses and galleries on the street, and tourists are enjoying the beauty.


5.Lake Lucerne
Lake Lucerne is located in central Switzerland and has a total area of 114 square kilometers. It is the fifth largest lake in Switzerland. The shores of Lake Lucerne are winding and winding, with many cliffs and peaks of 1,500 meters above sea level, including the St. Regis and Mount Pilatus. The whole lake is surrounded by beautiful mountains, making people feel like they are in the fjord. Switzerland’s well-deservedly diverse lakes are a popular destination for both Swiss and foreign tourists. There are many resorts on the lakeside. The area around Weggis and Vitznau is known as the “riviera” of Lake Lucerne; the gentle and beautiful, old and new Lucerne town is the largest and most famous, and the center of the whole region.

6.Lake Zurich LakeZurich
Lake Zurich is located in the northern part of Switzerland, on the south side of the Albis and Zimmerberg mountains, and to the north of the Pfannenstiel mountain range. The lake is crescent-shaped and extends from southeast to northwest. It is 29 kilometers long and 1-4 kilometers wide. It is shallow in the southeast, deep in the northwest, 143 meters deep in the deepest area, and has a total area of 88 square kilometers. It is the sixth largest lake in Switzerland. Bordering Lake Zurich is the Canton of Zürich, St. Gallen and Schwyz, and the city of Zurich, Switzerland’s largest city, is located at the western end of the lake.

In history, Lake Zurich is a major transportation hub, and today it has become one of the first choices for tourist destinations. The idyllic lakeside is also the place where people yearn for living. The microwave is rippling, the lake is a little bit, and the quiet and peaceful environment can not help but be intoxicated. The famous “Golden Lakeside” stretches along the northern shore of the lake, from Zollikon to Feldmeilen. This sunny area is known for its low tax rates and high prices, and the villas of the Qionglou Yuyu and the wealthy are standing near the coast. The best way to explore the Lake District in Zurich is by boat, as most of the shores have boat trips throughout the year. The most popular ones are paddle steamers, with the “Gipfeli-Schiff” tour route (starting in the morning), “Sonnenuntergangs-Schiff” (starting in the evening) and other special tours. Music tours on public holidays or other special tours are tours offered by Lake Zurich Shipping.


7.Lake lugano
Lake Lugano is located at the southernmost tip of Ticino, between Lake Maggiore and Lake Como. It is a border lake between Switzerland and Italy. It is 271 meters above sea level, 35 kilometers long, 3 kilometers wide and 288 meters deep, with a total area of 48.7. Square kilometers is the seventh largest lake in Switzerland. Lake Lugano has many tributaries, surrounded by mountains, with overlapping lakes and mountains, steep rocky shores and beautiful scenery. Due to its mild Mediterranean climate and abundant sunshine, citrus trees can grow here and become a famous resort in the Southern Alps. The main town on the lake is Lugano on the north shore. The lush trees on the lakeside are like a green and rolling edge of the small town of Lugano. The surrounding rocky peaks stand and the flowers bloom and the beautiful city is beautiful. At night, the brilliant lights on the shore reflected in the lake, adding a seductive gesture. From here, you can visit the many beautiful towns and villages in the Lugano Lake District: Morgat, Gandria.


Lake Thun is named after the city of Thun. It is located on the northern edge of the Alps, on the Bernese highlands between Thun and Interlaken, surrounded by mountains and magnificent. The small town of Thun is elegant and full of charm. Lake Thun is like a jade belt, wrapped around Thun, and several small bridges connect the shore to the other shore. On the shore, the flowers of Yangliuyiyi are everywhere; in the river, the rowing boat is in the same habitat as the waterfowl egret. The commercial street in the old town is very unique, and the long ramp of the stone pavement is divided into three layers, which is quite interesting. Thun has been a traffic hub since ancient times. Its name comes from the ancient city of Kelvin, and there are still medieval castles on the mountain. The Thun Castle, now standing at the high point of the city, was first built in 1190. Thun is gradually expanding from a castle into a city.

9,Lake Biel
Lake Biel is located in the central part of Switzerland and on the southern edge of the Jura Mountains. It is 15 kilometers long and 4.1 kilometers wide with a total area of 39.3 square kilometers. It is the ninth largest lake in Switzerland. The best way to visit Lake Biel is by boat. There are a total of nine operating cruise ships on the lake, including the world’s largest solar yacht “MobiCat”. This morning sunday picnic can be carried out on this extraordinary solar-powered yacht. Bill by the lake is the largest bilingual town in Switzerland. Boating along the north shore of Lake Biel, you can see many lovely and small wineries. Looking down the lake facing southwest, La Noviville, Ellach and the romantic St. Peter Island are faintly visible. Part of this idyllic peninsula is a nature reserve that provides a safe haven for a large number of birds. Lake Biel and Lake Neuchâtel and Murten Lake form the “Three Great Lakes Region” and are famous wine towns. If you want to watch and experience the winemaking process up close, you can walk from Bill to La Noviville along the vineyard. There are many well-informed and informative signs along the route along the lake to tell you about the long history of growing grapes and wines in this sunny region, while many places on the road also admire Lake Biel, St. Peter’s Island and beyond. Excellent location in the Alps.


10.Lake zug
Lake Zug is Switzerland’s tenth largest lake, located at the junction of Zug, Schwyz and Lucerne in central Switzerland. The lake is long and narrow, about 9 miles long, 2.1 miles wide and 200 meters deepest. The total area is 39 square kilometers, most of which are in the territory of Zug.Zug, the capital city of Zug, is located on the northeastern shore of Lake Zug. This small town, which was raised in 1242, now has a population of about 25,000. It preserves the ancient bell towers built in 1480 and the city halls built in 1505. Standing in the city, you can see the millennium snow of the Zugspitze in the Alps. Zug was once the poorest state in Switzerland, with agriculture and animal husbandry as the main income. There were only two factories and some small farms. After the Second World War, the state drastically cut taxes and attracted domestic and foreign companies to invest in it. Therefore, this small town, which now seems to be inconsistent with the world, is like a paradise, attracting tens of thousands of companies from all over the world. There are many energy giants and commercial tycoons.

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