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The Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia’s most popular tourist attraction. It was granted UNESCO World Heritage Status in 1979 and it’s easy to see why. Credit: REX/Shutterstock.
The beautiful Lake Annecy is France’s third largest lake and is known as one of the cleanest. It’s definitely one worth visiting if you like water sports. Credit: REX/Shutterstock.
Lake Bled in Slovenia is worth seeing all year round. The lake has thermal springs in three swimming pools perfect in summer and then in winter it freezes over. Credit: REX/Shutterstock.
Lake Constance borders Germany, Austria and Switzerland and makes an ideal destination for a cycling holiday as there is a 273 km cycle path all the way round. Credit: REX/Shutterstock.
The Italian lakes have been popular among tourists for a long time. Lake Garda is the biggest in this region and has plenty to do nearby. Credit: REX/Shutterstock.
Lake Lucerne’s unusual shape means it is a great place to see Swiss scenery. Why not try a boat cruise on an old-fashioned paddle wheel steamer. Credit: REX/Shutterstock.
As well as being beautiful, Lake Mjøsa in Norway is very popular amongst keen anglers. Those looking to try a fishing holiday will have a good chance of catching a 10 kg trout here. Credit: REX/Shutterstock.
The lakes at Killarney National Park in Ireland are a great place to see mountains, woodland and a little bit of history too. There’s a 19th century mansion in the park open to visitors. Credit: REX/Shutterstock.
Iceland is well known for its rugged landscape, full of mountains, geysers and lakes, of which there are many beautiful specimens. This one at the foot of Mount Brennisteinsalda is no exception. Credit: REX/Shutterstock.