Bled - Slovenia

Lake Bled and a castle perched on a cliff is one of the most beautiful Alpine resorts in Europe

Bled Castle

Discover the oldest castle in Slovenia and enjoy in the featured historical artefacts.

According to written sources from 1011, the oldest castle in Slovenia rises over Lake Bled.

Bled Island

Explore the charming island, count the stairs and make a wish by pulling the wishing bell.

On the island in the middle of the lake an ancient pagan temple used to stand and it is the location of today’s Church of the Mother of God.

A hike along the Vintgar gorge

Experience the most unspoilt nature of Bled and enjoy in the unmissable scenery of the gorge.

Experience the most unspoilt nature of Bled in the first tourist-regulated gorges in Slovenia.

The 1.6 km long Vintgar gorge is cut between the majestic vertical rocks of the surrounding hills.

When walking over wooden bridges and along galleries, observe the Radovna River with its pools, rapids and waterfalls, the mightiest of them being the 13 m high Šum waterfall.

At the end of the gorge you can also see the single-arch stone bridge of the Bohinj railway rising above you.

Pletna boat

Take a deep breath, close your eyes, make a wish and ring the wishing bell.

Take a trip in the traditional pletna boat to Bled Island and climb up the 99 steps to the Church of the Mother of God on the lake.

Have a look at the lake and its surroundings from the 52 m high bell tower.

For sweet moments, visit the potičnica, where you can taste traditional Slovenian potica in a variety of flavours.

Bled cream cake

Stir up your senses by tasting the delicious dessert that makes your visit in Bled complete.

Taste the local delicacies at Bled restaurants and at the stands of the Winter Fairytale and the Bled Days.

Treat yourself to a famous Bled cream cake and discover the wealth of flavours of the traditional Slovenian dessert called potica.

You can discover the authentic local flavours at excursion and tourist farms.

Local family farms produce a local cheese from cow milk – Bled cheese.

The Most Beautiful Panoramic View

Would you like to take away the most famous panoramic image of Bled and share it with your friends?

Climb up to Ojstrica and Mala Osojnica, the two slopes rising above the west part of the lake.

Go on a 20-30-minutes walk from Velika Zaka and enjoy a unique view of Bled lake with the island, Bled castle and the Karavanke mountains and Kamnik-Savinja Alps.

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