Hévíz (Heviz) — a resort in Hungary. to the South-West from lake Balaton. 6 km from the town of Keszthely. It got its name from the thermal lake, which means “hot water”. Ancient thermal spring started to hit near the top of the so-called “hot mountains” at a height of 425 m, and then moved lower.
The surroundings of the lake were well known already in the copper age and the first written references on the Hungarian language refer to 1328. The rapid development of the village in the second half of the 18th century the First thermal bath was built here in 1795. Its fame hévíz owes much to count Festetics, who was seriously engaged in the development of local infrastructure (building of baths, and baths) and the dissemination of information about medical lake.
The Surroundings Of Lake Balaton. Lake Heviz is the second largest warm-water lake in the world and unique in Europe.
The main attraction of the resort is a unique lake hévíz, the second largest warm-water lake in the world and unique in Europe. The water temperature in summer is 33-35 °C, in winter — from 27 to 29 °S. Its area is 4,7 hectares, the depth is 36 m. the lake Water canal fed by lake Balaton.
El Calafate is a picturesque town in the southern part of Patagonia. El Calafate is located at 2700 km from Buenos Aires and 1,400 km from Bariloche to the South, in the southern part of Patagonia, surrounded by plateaus on the coast of the Argentine Lake – El Lago Argentino. Population: 3,1 thousand Altitude above sea level: 230 m. the Hotel facilities are designed for 5528 places located in 133 hotels, room 2228. The city differs from the rest of the Patagonia mild climate. The average temperature in December and January are +18°C, and in July – about +5°C.
This small Argentine town that lives mainly from tourism, is extremely interesting in itself. The city was founded in 1927. The Calafate Creek divided the city into two parts, surrounded by white willow trees. The city is literally buried in cherry orchards. Here is amazing nature, bright blue water surface of the lake on whose shore it is located, small, cozy bars and restaurants, local residents, many of whom are Indians. On the main street, Avenida Libertador crowded, lots of restaurants and souvenir shops.
The Argentine is a freshwater lake located in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz. It is the largest lake in Argentina, its surface Continue reading
Lake in Switzerland – such as an integral part of the allure of this country as the mountains and other treasures of the purest Swiss nature. Switzerland did not get the sea, but in lakes it so much that last for a few other countries taken together.
The 10 largest lakes of Switzerland:
Lake Geneva: 582 km2
Lake Constance: 539 km2
Lake Neuchatel : 218 km2
Lago Maggiore: 212 km2
Lucerne: 114 km2
Lake Zurich: 88 km2
Lake Lugano: 48,7 km2
Lake Thun: of 48.4 km2
Lake Biel is 39.6 km2
Lake Zug: 38,3 km2
and that’s not all. Crystal clear lakes of Switzerland is one of the most popular destinations for holidays and excursions. Lake water in Switzerland you can drink without hesitation: most of the lakes serve as a natural storage of potable water.
Lake Geneva is the largest in Western Europe. Its area is 582 km2, it stretches for 72 km in length and is situated between the main geological formations of the country. Lakes and mountains have shaped the climate of this unique corner of Europe and its nature. High mountains with passes allow strong winds to blow in coastal areas. But a little East, near Lausanne . the mountain Continue reading