Our journey takes you to the 5 most beautiful lakes in Europe to be discovered by camper. Europe is a continent rich in exceptional and natural landscapes. The lakes are part of this richness and diversity, they all have their particularities that make them unique.
From Italy to France via Spain or Switzerland, the lakes represent the magnificent continent that is Europe. You can find truly breathtaking ones all over the world, but you don’t have to go very far. It is where the animals drink and where nature reflects itself. Whether they are winter lakes as well as summer lakes, they all have their own unique feature and a wonderful panorama.
The journey of the 5 most beautiful lakes in Europe begins by camper from Italy together with the friends of Caramaps:
Lago di Como, Italia
“Lake Como has the shape of a man, one leg in Lecco and the other in Como, the nose in Domaso and the butt in Bellagio. ”
Located at the foot of the Alps, Lake Como is one of the most famous Italian lakes. This seaside resort is the perfect place for a family vacation. Many tourists go there every year to take advantage of the colorful villages and activities around the lake. Swimming, water skiing, sailing, windsurfing and canoeing are among the most popular top water activities. There is also paragliding or hang gliding for all lovers of outdoor activities.
It is possible to park and spend the night in Colico in a camper on the Spot de Philippe.
Curiosity: the prestigious American newspaper The Huffington Post considers Lake Como in first place among the 10 most lakes in the world in 2014.
I laghi di Covadonga, Spagna
Covadonga Lakes are two glacial lakes located in the Asturias region of Spain. More precisely they are the two lakes Enol and Ercina. They are in the center of the Picos de Europa National Park, created in 1918. The lakes are famous in part for the cycling race of the Tour of Spain which passes through the Picos de Europa every year. Immersed in the heart of the Picos de Europa Natural Park at 1200 meters above sea level, you can enjoy an exceptional panorama. Both in summer and in winter, it’s worth it!
We choose a break on the Covadonga car park in a camper and then the bus that leads to the Covadonga lakes.
Lago di Hallstatt, Austria
It is located in the northern foothills of the Dachstein massif in Austria. The lake is 5.9 kilometers long and 2.3 kilometers wide. It takes its name from the main town that overlooks it, located on its west bank is the prehistoric village of Hallstatt. Also, this is where the first human settlement was. You can discover the lake by hiking or walking, taking pictures of the swans near the shore or simply, admiring the quiet passage …
You can take a break in your camper at the Obertraun car park
Lago Lemano, Svizzera
Also very famous as Lake Geneva, Lake Geneva is one of the most beautiful lakes in Europe to be discovered by camper. Furthermore, it is the largest alpine lake in Europe. Located between Switzerland and France, it is visible from the Haute-Savoie and Jura mountains, offering a wonderful panorama. If you travel in the summer, there are many activities such as kayaking, canoeing, rowing, sailing… There are also pebble beaches (very representative of the lake) and fine sand to relax. A dream place where you can visit vineyards and old historic centers on the one hand and worldliness and nightlife on the other.
We make a stop in the camper at Camping Rolle
Lago di Annecy, Francia
Very popular for its turquoise color and the fact that it is one of the cleanest, Lake Annecy in France even inspired the famous painter Cézanne for his painting “Le Lac Bleu” from 1896. It is also located at the foot of the Alps in Haute-Savoie. It is the largest natural lake of glacial origin in all of France! This lake is a very attractive tourist site thanks to all the activities offered: swimming, pedal boating, canyoning, paragliding, trekking and many more …
Why not make a stop at the Jose Luis Spot in front of the lake?
Our thoughts on the 5 most beautiful lakes in Europe by camper
We hope we have inspired you to discover the 5 most beautiful lakes in Europe by camper, now you are ready for your next trip! We particularly like it, and since you are traveling, have you also seen the itineraries always around Europe?
As always Have a good trip… with taste!