Staying in a holiday home by a lake relaxes the body and spirit alike; wake up in the morning with a view of the water, have breakfast whilst a light breeze blows and start your day in the heart of nature. In the summer, you are sure to enjoy the opportunity to cool off in the lake adjacent to your holiday home, whilst in the winter the scenery is simply stunning and many lakes play host to winter activities such as frozen-lake skating.

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Lakeside holidays in Europe

The fun you can have when staying in our lakeside holiday homes is boundless, with varied and numerous leisure activities on offer for you to enjoy during your holiday; including hiking, cycling, sailing, pedal boating, bathing or simply relaxing on the shore – the choice is yours! Spend an unforgettable holiday full of fun and variety in one of our holiday homes by a lake in countries including Sweden, Hungary, Germany and Austria!

Lakeside holiday homes in Germany

Germany is a true paradise for a wonderful holiday by a lake. Visit Lake Plön with its picturesque landscape and the many small islands which sit peacefully within its waters. Lake Constance or the Bavarian lakes such as the Chiemsee, Starnberger See or Ammersee are also well worth a visit at any time of year and are sure to charm any visitors. Here you will not only find a wide range of water sports, but also bike tours or hiking trips to the mountainous surroundings of your holiday home in Germany. Alternatively, for the best of both worlds, why not combine your lakeside holiday with a trip to one of Germany’s fantastic cities?

Self-catering holidays near lakes in Austria

The Austrian mountain lakes are wonderfully idyllic and the perfect place for your self-catering holiday! Rent a holiday cottage in Austria at the Wörthersee in Carinthia, the Wolfgangsee in the SalzburgerLand or at one of the numerous crystal clear bathing lakes in Tyrol and enjoy truly breath-taking views of the mountains. Lakes in Austria have some of the best water qualities in Europe and are clean enough to drink from. Anglers also get their money's worth at the Austrian lakes, so if you are travelling with any fishermen they will surely not be disappointed.

Holiday homes in Sweden on a lake

In Sweden there are more than 96,000 lakes, so choices are nearly endless when planning your holiday at the Swedish lakes! Surrounded by wild, romantic scenery, wonderfully unspoilt natural beauty and unique archipelagos, the famous Swedish lakes are a great place to relax, go on excursions to other islands, or explore your surroundings by boat. Sweden also boasts a tremendous abundance and variety of fish within its lakes. So if you decide you want to indulge your passion during your self-catering holiday in Sweden we are sure you will agree that it is a first rate fishing destination in Europe. Browse our range of holiday homes in Sweden today and choose from cottages on the Vänern, the largest lake in Sweden or on Vättern and Sommen in Southern Sweden, among others.

Holidays in Hungary by its lakes

The classic is and remains Lake Balaton, the largest fresh water lake in Central Europe: here you can enjoy marvelous summer bathing and experience a paradise for anglers! There is also a fantastic offering of water-sports. Hungary is home to some other beautiful lakes which would also make a great destination for your next self-catering holiday by a lake in Central Europe. The lovely Lake Tisza offers both serenity and action in equal measure whilst the atmospheric Lake Velence, a favourite summer holiday destination amongst the Hungarians, is home to a very popular beach and recreational area as well as some excellent cycling paths around its edges. Select your NOVASOL holiday home from our wide range of lakeside accommodation in Hungary; from apartments to large holiday homes by lakes, it is up to you.