List of lakes in Switzerland


List of lakes in Switzerland

Largest lakes in Switzerland

There are 16 lakes in Switzerland with a surface area larger than 10 km²:
*Lake Geneva (Lac Léman, Lac de Genève) - 581.3 km² (shared with France)
*Lake Constance (Bodensee) - 541.1 km² (shared with Germany/Austria)
*Lake Neuchâtel (Lac de Neuchâtel, Neuenburgersee) - 218.3 km²
*Lake Maggiore (Lago Maggiore) - 212.3 km² (mainly in Italy)
*Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee) - 113.7 km²
*Lake Zurich (Zürichsee) - 90.1 km²
*Lake Lugano (Lago di Lugano, Ceresio) - 48.7 km² (partially in Italy)
*Lake Thun (Thunersee) - 48.4 km²
*Lake Biel (Lac de Bienne, Bielersee) - 39.6 km²
*Lake Zug (Zugersee) - 38.3 km²
*Lake Brienz (Brienzersee) - 29.8 km²
*Lake Walen (or Walensee, Lake Walenstadt) - 24.1 km²
*Lake Murten (Lac Morat, Murtensee) - 23.0 km²
*Lake Sempach (Sempachersee) - 14.36 km²
*Sihlsee (Sihlsee) - 10.72 km²
*Lake Hallwil (Hallwilersee) - 10.21 km²

Lakes larger than 1 km²

Notes::↑ artificial lakes:* natural lakes used as reservoirs

Lakes smaller than 1 km²

*Alplersee
*Lago d'Alzasca
*Amsoldingersee
*Arnensee
*Arnisee
*Lac des Audannes
*Lac des Autannes
*Bachalpsee
*Bannalpsee
*Baslerweiher
*Bellacher Weiher
*Bettenauer Weiher
*Bettmersee
*Bichelsee
*Blausee
*Bommer Weiher
*Etangs de Bonfol
*Bonigersee
*Bortelsee
*Lac des Brenets
*Lac de Bret
*Bristensee
*Burgäschisee
*Burgseeli
*Lake Cadagno
*Lago di Cama
*Canovasee
*Caumasee
*Lago dei Cavagnöö
*Lägh da Cavloc
*Lac de Champex
*Chapfensee
*Lac des Chavonnes
*Lac de Chermignon
*Chüebodensee
*Lac de Cleuson
*Lac Coffy
*Crestasee
*Lake Cristallina
*Lago della Crosa
*Lai da Curnera
*Daubensee
*Lake Davos
*Lac de Derborence
*Distelsee
*Dittligsee
*Egelsee (Aargau)
*Egelsee (Berne)
*Egelsee (Bubikon)
*Engstlensee
*Fälensee
*Stausee Ferden
*Flachsee
*Lac de Fully
*Garichtisee
*Gebidumsee
*Geisspfadsee
*Geistsee
*Gelmersee
*Lac de Géronde
*Gerzensee
*Gibidumsee
*Gigerwaldsee
*Glattalpsee
*Golzernsee
*Etang Grenon
*Griessee
*Lag Grond
*Etang de la Gruère
*Gübsensee
*Hagelseeli
*Hahnensee
*Hasensee
*Heidsee
*Hinterburgsee
*Hinterstockensee
*Husemersee
*Hüttnersee
*Hüttwilersee
*Lac d'Icogne
*Iffigsee
*Illsee
*Inkwilersee
*Lago d'Isola
*Katzensee
*Lauenensee
*Laaxersee
*Lämmerensee
*Lac de Lessoc
*Lac Lioson
*Lobsigensee
*Lac de Lona
*Lac de Louvie
*Lac de Lovenex
*Lago di Lucendro
*Lägh dal Lunghin
*Lac de Lussy
*Lützelsee
*Bacino di Val Malvaglia
*Stausee Mapragg
*Märjelensee
*Mattenalpsee
*Mauensee
*Melchsee
*Mettmenhaslisee
*Lac du Mont d'Orge
*Lac de Montbovon
*Lac de Montsalvens
*Etang de la Montoie
*Moossee
*Morgetshofsee
*Lago di Morghirolo
*Lac de Morgins
*Lac de Moron
*Etang de la Moubra
*Oberer Murgsee
*Murgseen
*Muttsee
*Lago di Muzzano
*Lai da Nalps
*Lago del Narèt
*Lago Nero (Ticino)
*Niederriedsee
*Nussbaumersee
*Oberalpsee
*Oberblegisee
*Obersee (Arosa)
*Obersee (Glarus)
*Oberstockensee
*Lago d'Origlio
*Lai da Ova Spin
*Lago di Palagnedra
*Lai da Palpuogna
*Lago Palü
*Lac de Pérolles
*Lag da Pigniu
*Pizolseen
*Räterichsbodensee
*Lago Retico
*Riffelsee
*Lai da Rims
*Lago di Robièi
*Rotsee
*Sägistalsee
*Saint-Léonard underground lake
*Sämtisersee
*Lac de Sanetsch
*Lago di Saoseo
*Lac de Sauvabelin
*Schwarzsee
*Schwarzsee (Blatten)
*Schwarzsee (Oberems)
*Schwarzsee (Pizol)
*Schwarzsee (Zermatt)
*Seealpsee
*Seebergsee
*Seewlisee
*Lac de Seedorf
*Seeli
*Seeweidsee
*Lago della Sella
*Lac de Sénin
*Lago Sfundau
*Soppensee
*Spaneggsee
*Spilauersee
*Lake St. Moritz
*Lej da Staz
*Steinibühlweiher
*Steinsee
*Sternenweiher
*Sufnersee
*Lac des Taillères
*Talalpsee
*Lac de Taney
*Tannensee
*Lai da Tarasp
*Lac Ter
*Teufenbachweiher
*Lago di Tom
*Tomasee
*Totensee
*Lac des Toules
*Lago Tremorgio
*Etang de Trente Pas
*Triebtenseewli
*Trübtensee
*Trübsee
*Trützisee
*Tschawinersee
*Lej da la Tscheppa
*Tschingelsee
*Lac de Tseuzier
*Türlersee
*Tuetenseeli
*Uebeschisee
*Lej da Vadret
*Lago di Val Viola
*Lac des Vaux
*Lac du Vernex
*Lac Vert (Val-d'Illiez)
*Lac du Vieux Emosson
*Voralpsee
*Werdenbergersee
*Wichelsee
*Wilersee
*Lago del Zött

ee also

* List of lakes
* List of lakes with a dam in Switzerland
* List of rivers of Switzerland
* List of islands of Switzerland


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