The Lake Viverone (in Piedmont lakes and Vivron) is the third largest lake in the Piedmont Region, located in the southern part of the Province of Biella, Italy.
It is a glacial lake formed during the Quaternary era (as well as many lakes close to the Alps), equipped with tributaries and the subterranean.
In addition to important fish resource and tourism, Lake Viverone is an important archaeological site of prehistoric Bronze Age. In 2005 he was recognized site of community interest.
It is located in the eastern hills of the Serra moraine Ivrea, and is 230 meters above sea level. A sixth of its area falls within the province of Turin, under the common Azeglio), while 5 / 6 remaining are located in the Province of Biella in the City of Viverone).
Therefore, the municipality of Piverone overlooking the northwestern shore of the lake, the village of Lido di Anzasco, but its territory includes the stretch of water, but is limited to the coastal strip.