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Church of Saint John the Theologian at Kaneo, overlooking Ohrid lake, Macedonia.

Here are 15 of Europe’s Most Soul-Soothing Lake Getaways

It’s one of those unwritten rules that everyone agrees on — life is just better next to a body of water. Of all the hidden gems and seasonal city escapes that Europe has to offer the intrepid traveler, few compare to its idyllic lake getaways. From Italy’s big-name bodies to Croatia’s forest-shrouded pools, Europe’s lakes have for centuries inspired, healed, and astounded those who visit them.
Sebastian Morgan