If you’re looking for a lakeside retreat for your spring/summer 2013 holiday, look no further than mainland Europe. With so many delightful destinations on offer, which will appeal due to varying factors that suit you, you can be sure to find the one you’re looking for.
With a whole myriad of activities on offer at varying lakes all over Europe, you can be sure to fill your itinerary to the brim. From walking holidays to mountain biking or just chilling out next to the rippling waters, your sojourn by the lake will be a rewarding one.
Details about lakes holidays should always include this beautiful Italian lake, the largest in the country. Lake Garda is particularly recommended if you have a hankering for adventure, as it offers a whole host of activities both on and off the water.
Alternatively, neighbouring Lake Como is one for those in search of relaxation. With majestic villas scattered around the waters’ edge, you will feel an upmarket air in this resort, while giving plenty of opportunity to explore the countryside and local villages that surrounds it.
Located in the beautiful country of Slovenia, Lake Bohinj forms part of the Triglav National Park and offers a taste of unspoilt, natural beauty in the foreground of the Julian Alps. There are plenty of opportunities for walking and cycling to be had, with the nearby mountains and gorges providing more challenging trails.
A hugely popular destination during the winter months, Austria shouldn’t be ignored as a summer destination as well. Adventure seekers will love the local area, including the lake, the mountains and the pedestrianised centre of Zell am See. A perfect choice for walkers, mountain bikers and yachtsmen.
With plenty of other lakes hidden away in mainland Europe, you can be sure to find a resort that is perfect for you. Research the various areas online and benefit from some fantastic offers.