Lake Iseo

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Lake Iseo is really different from any other lake: simple and picturesque, at once tame and wild. A Romantic lake, dear to poets and painters. Set in a splendid range of mountains, feed by the Oglio river, at 185 meters above sealevel, the lake has a maximum depth of 251 meters, an average width of 2,5 kms and a 60 Km. perimeter. It is also called Lake Sebino (from the Roman "Sebinus Lacus") and is the seventh longest lake in Italy. It lies only a few kilometers from Bergamo and Brescia and from the Orio al Serio and Linate Airports. At the centre of the lake stands Monte Isola, the largest lake island in Europe. There are also two smaller islands; one to the north, one to the South, called Loreto and S. Paolo.

An amazing variety of natural beauties in a landscape continually changing in light and colour. In summer the climate is cooled by constant breezes and in autumn and winter sunny days are frequent. The small lakeside towns are pleasant to visit and explore, full of memories of their glorlous past and with deep-rooted traditions.
History is always present whilst modern life rarely intrudes on the peaceful atmosphere. All along the coast there are komfortable hotels, boarding- hauses, camp sites and modern facilities for bathing and all other sports. A short trip from the Sebino will take you to Capodiponte, whose neolithic age engravings attract scholars from all over the world. Boario Terme and Angolo Terme are well-known spas. The Franciacorta region covered in vineyards produces a number of well-known wines; Montecampione is famous for winter sports.
At Lake Iseo, there is tourist accommodation available in hotels, farm holiday, farmhouse, residence self-catering accommodation, mountain chalets, b&b, rooms for rent, holiday homes, camp sites and tourist villages.