Library of the Tourism Vertical. The largest lake in Europe - lake Ladoga
The Republic of Karelia since ancient times was called as the Lake district. And among the huge number of its lakes Ladoga stands out for its vast expanses. On Ladoga…

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The Most beautiful lakes in the world
Fresh and salt, deep and shallow, crystal clear and azure are some of the epithets, which can describe a beautiful creation of nature – lake. We offer you a selection…

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Karelia, tourism

Lakes and rivers of Karelia

The image of Karelia is connected first of all with the territory of blue lakes. Actually, there are a lot of lakes – over 61 thousand. Their quantity falling to 1 thousand sq. km region of Karelia confidently wins first place not only in Russia but also among regions of the world.

Lakes are very different in size varying from small lakes of lambesc (“was”), private and anonymous, until the largest in Europe Ladoga and lake Onega. The lake, which area is up to 1 sq. km. prevail, but there are many large lakes, which area is up to 10 or more sq. km. and 20 lakes exceed 100 sq. km Area is covered by lakes in Karelia makes 11.4% of its entire territory, which is clearly more than in the neighbouring state of Finland, and almost twice as much than in the region of Murmansk.

Many lakes take the beginning of tectonic movements of the terrestrial crust, but most appeared due to the ploughing of the earth’s crust by glaciers during the movement many millions of years ago. First deeper, they usually extended shape, have high rocky and often very steep banks and there are not enough Islands. The configuration of glacial lakes began more different – they discerned many Islands, bays, passageways and pretty little depth. However, very often lakes have mixed the beginning and it brings Continue reading

Lake Louise (Lake Louise), Canada

Inland resorts of lake Louise

The resort is located in South-Western Canada, Alberta in Banff National Park, 55 km West of the town of Banff and 177 km from the city of calgary. Its history began in 1882, when Tom Wilson, one of the experts who built the Canadian Pacific Railway in the area of the village of Laggan (the former name of the station Lake Louise), once discovered a beautiful lake surrounded by the majestic Rocky mountains, with snow-capped peaks and bright green forest on the picturesque slopes. He later recalled: “for Some time we sat silently, unable to look away from the brilliant beauty of the landscape that unfolded in sparkling glacier”.

The first discoverer called it Emerald lake, but then, in 1884, it was renamed lake Louise in honor of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, daughter of Queen Victoria and wife of Governor-General of the canadian colonies of great Britain. Today lake Louise and its beautiful surroundings — this is part of the unique Banff National Park, rich in flora and fauna, as well as a luxury ski resort, where there are many attractions and entertainment that attract tourists from around the world.

The climate of the resort is temperate and rather mild, the coldest month-January, the warmest-July, rainfall – an average of 472 mm, the snow cover in winter – roughly 400 see

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Lovely lakes of Italy – the Russian Courier

Many tourists are attracted by the amazing beauty of the lakes, which are abundant in Italian land. Guests willing to visit them, take photographs and enjoy the surrounding natural beauty. By the way, on some lakes, the travelers went in the times of ancient Italy, especially willingly visited them Roman patricians, combining the nature-friendly with important public Affairs. Tourists nowadays prefer to just relax, be distracted from everyday worries. Many hotels Italy located near the picturesque lakes. Tourists enjoy walking along the shores, swim in clean water, are avid fishermen indulge in her favourite occupation.

The most popular month to visit the Italian lakes – September. It is in this period, the surrounding nature is blooming in all its variety. Tourists travelling this month, your eyes see the beauty of the world around them. In the vicinity of many lakes has preserved its wonderful architectural monuments belonging to the era of ancient Italy. Excursions to such places especially attract tourists, history buffs, and art. Foreign guests visit them, actively photographed and filmed beautiful landscapes. Travelers visiting these wonderful places in one voice say that never seen a more beautiful natural attractions.

Rest on the lakes of the Apennine Peninsula is very useful for health, in Europe, some doctors recommend their patients visit them for the purpose of General strengthening and healing the body. By the way in many of the Spa hotels Italy, especially the lakes Lago Maggiore and camo are special salons. They tourists can take courses medical procedures with the use of clean water from local sources. This is a very positive effect on the human immune system, strengthens and invigorates the spirit. The most favorable from a financial point of view, the months to visit these resorts Italy – September, October and November.

The fact that in the autumn there are numerous discounts, they will undoubtedly please the zealous travelers. A few words should be said about the Souvenirs that tourists almost always bring from trips to the Apennines and the lake. Lakes in the surrounding area there are many souvenir shops and stalls, where any traveler will choose a gift according to the taste. The most popular are various creations of local craftsmen from wood and stones, and colorful memorable albums, such as “Italy in pictures”, which will remind the tourist of the pleasant moments spent in these wonderful places. Some novice travelers don’t know any lakes in the area are advised to go, they will undoubtedly help the site “My Italy”, where a describes the various resort areas.

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