The most beautiful mountain lakes of the Alps

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As colourful splashes of colour in the often rugged mountain landscape, mountain lakes often provide a welcome change and cooling. Their colour spectrum, ranging from emerald green to turquoise, is always attractive. Even if beauty is in the eye of the beholder, we do not want to withhold our selection of the most beautiful mountain lakes of the Alps from you.
public · updated on: August 03, 2020
Lake · Allgäu


Lake Hiking at "Schrecksee"
The “Schrecksee“, decorated with an island, lies in a basin-like, green high valley and is one of ...
from Hartmut Wimmer,   Outdooractive Editors
Val di Non
Lake · Zugspitz Region


Zugspitz Region
Once created by a mighty landslide, the crystal-clear Eibsee at around 1000 m above sea level is a ...
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Lake · Eggental

Lake Karer

In the evening hours and early morning, the turquoise green, crystal clear Lake Karer reflects the ...
from Svenja Rödig,   Outdooractive Editors
Lake · Bernese Oberland

Oeschinen Lake

Bernese Oberland
The imposing Oeschinen Lake in the Bernese Oberland is surrounded by several 3,000 meter high peaks ...
from Hartmut Wimmer,   Outdooractive Editors
Lake · Flims Laax


Flims Laax
In Romansh, "Lag la Cauma", which means "lake of siesta", Lake Cauma is the pearl of Flims. Swimming, ...
from Jascha Schmid,   Flims Laax Falera
Lake · Mieminger Plateau & Fernpass

Dragon Lake

Mieminger Plateau & Fernpass
According to legend, a sunken village is guarded by a dragon at the bottom of the Drachensee, which ...
from Patrick Schmidt,   Outdooractive Editors
Lake · Hochsteiermark

Grüner See - Green Lake

The crystal clear, emerald Green Lake is a magical place in the Hochsteiermark and has been voted ...
from Christian Reiser,   Outdooractive Editors
Lake · Hochpustertal

Lake Braies

The emerald-green Lake Braies, surrounded by South Tyrolean legends, against the backdrop of the ...
from Stefan Waibel,   Outdooractive Editors
Lake · Garda Trentino

Lake Tenno

Garda Trentino
from Hartmut Wimmer,   Outdooractive Editors
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