Switzerland » Lago Maggiore (Langensee) | Switzerland

More likely an Italien lake with a short detour to Ticino (Tessin) in Switzerland


Lago Maggiore (Langensee) | Switzerland: Characteristics & Overview

Rating of waterway

Degree of difficulty: Some experience is an advantage
Requirements: Boating license essential
Character of waterway: back to nature, with urban surroundings
Profile of waterway: Used by tourists only
Facilities groundside: Good

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Navigli Lombardi | Italia

Because of the very famous Swiss places along the lake, like Locarno and Ascona, one might get the idea, that it is a Swiss lake. In reality only about 20% of the lake lie in Switzerland, the big rest belongs to Italy. This 80% make it second in size of the Italian lakes after the “Lago di Garda”. Well known places on the Italian side are Stresa, Arona, Luino etc. It has a surface of 212.5 km2 and a maximum depth of considerable 372 m which means that the sea ground is up to 170 m below sea level.