Today we will take a short tour of lakes in Italy. Here you will find a description of the largest lakes, such as Garda, Como and others.
Italian lake holidays is a special type of rest that is the most popular among tourists. But the true connoisseurs who are looking for tranquility, beauty, and unity with nature, will enjoy reading this short review.
First, of course, took the lake Garda. Many consider it a small sea, not a lake. This huge reservoir, which is located among the rocky mountains, is a classic example of a Mediterranean resort. Hot springs, surfing, horse riding, Golf, expensive hotels, the biggest disco in Europe – all this you will find here.
It can be noted that the activities on this lake is considered very prestigious and not many can afford a trip here. The province of Garda, famous for its wine and citrus plantations. Located on the shores of lake Garda, Italy sights, mainly the villages that exist only because of tourism. It is the most famous Sirmione (tourists come here for its curative mineral springs), and a little Fat (of the famous monuments of the reign of Mussolini), Desenzano (the only one that has a view of the whole length of the lake), romantic Malcesine (all the lovers hiding here), a noble of Verona (the resting place of emperors and rich Continue reading
Lake Louise is a magnificent natural wonder, which is located in Canada, in the remarkable Banff National Park. This area of Canada is famous for scenic places, great variety of wild animals and vegetation, the beautiful ski slopes and well-developed tourist infrastructure.
Real decoration of the Park is a wonderful lake. which lies at an altitude of 1646 meters. The size of it – half a kilometer wide and is almost 2km in length. Gave rise to the birth of lake massive glaciers located in this area.
Waters of lake Louise are incredibly pure emerald in color, which appeared thanks to local rock, which has melted glaciers and brought down from the mountains into the lake. That’s why the original name of the lake sounded like an Emerald.
Why the lake changed its name?
Beautiful pond, which is known to all among the Rocky mountains, not long was called, reflecting his extraordinary color of the water. The modern name is Louise it was in honor of the lovely Louise, who was the daughter of Queen Victoria, ruling in England. Smart and beautiful girl was married to the Governor of Canada, whose name was John Lorne Campbell.
And, although, in Canada, she has lived absolutely not for long, but during this time managed to make a significant contribution to the development of the country, was interested in and helped to solve Continue reading
Lake Plastira – Thessaly Switzerland
Lake Plastira (the official name of the Tavropos ) is an artificial lake . located in the mountains of Thessaly (kardítsa district), at an altitude of 750 meters, supplying water to the Hydroelectric settlement and Tavropos of Karditsa.
The Tavropos reservoir – manmade – blue “shred” on a green canvas created by nature; the creation of man and nature, which became one of the most beautiful places in Greece, ideal for a relaxing holiday in all seasons .
Interestingly, the human intervention has not worsened the climate of the region, but rather is improved, contributing to the development of this district in all spheres of life and especially in travel .
Currently the lake Plastira with its scattered here and there, traditional villages, beautiful fjords, crystal clear water, in which more than 10 species of fish, on the right is the decoration district of Karditsa.
In addition, lake Plastira has a remarkably convenient geographical position, is situated at 325 km from the capital of Greece and 250 km from Thessaloniki.
In ancient times there ran the river Tavropos . which in the South was connected to Acheloos . the second longest river of Western Greece. The very same area was called Continue reading