Lake Onega is the second largest lake next to Lake Ladoga in Europe. This lake is so enormous that it has a total of a 1369 islands with that covers a total area of 250 square km and it is fed by 58 rivers.
One of the best-known lakes in Russia, Lake Plescheyevo is located in Yaroslavl Oblast near the town of Pereyaslavl-Zalessky. Formerly a resort for Russian tsars, the lake is now a part of the Plescheyevo National Park. It is about 51 square kilometers in size and measures 25 meters deep in the middle. The water is very shallow for about 200 meters from every shore and the lake is very popular for camping, swimming and fishing. Some people even use it for windsurfing during the summer months.
Situated in the Tver region in Russia, Lake Brosno is a place of mystery and intrigue. From legends of giant snakes or dragons living in the water to underwater volcanoes, stories surrounding the happenings in the Lake abound.
A visit to a Russian lake is unforgettable no matter where you come from. A chance to see one of these popular water bodies should not be taken for granted. It is a once in a life-time opportunity.