The town is renowned for those seeking relaxation through its fresh alpine air and glorious thermal springs; what better way to relax after a day of mountain trekking, golf or touring on horseback.
Despite the fact that the Bled landscape is well-known and easily recognisable, there are still plenty of discoveries to be made. It is not only the lake, the island and the castle that will keep you entertained, there are many small and hidden treasures to be discovered here.
Uncover the Best of Bled
Located on a small island in the middle of the lake you with find the Mary Pilgrimage Church. With its iconic fairytale church steeple and outstanding beauty this really is a must see for any visitor. The island on Lake Bled has 99 steps. It’s a local tradition at weddings for the husband to carry his new bride up these steps. Another tradition carried out by visitors includes ringing the church bell for good luck.
Why not try your hand at skiing? Bled is a perfect location for the more experienced skiers and snowboarders but also for those who are only just starting on the slopes. Well-arranged ski slopes surrounded but breath-taking mountain views are guaranteed to give you hours of enjoyment and great memories.
It’s not all snow and skis in Bled, get there when the temperature is right and enjoy a whole day's worth of fun awaiting you in the Public Lido. You can swim and relax in the shadows of beautiful chestnut trees while the kids are entertained and enjoy a wet adventure on the water playground equipment.
If water adventures aren’t your thing, why not relax by the Castle Bathing Area or “Grajsko kopališče to the locals. It is the only designated outdoor bathing area by Lake Bled and is situated just below the magnificent castle rock. This location will offer a stunning backdrop while you top up the tan.
What else can I do here?
Time to lace up the hiking boots and go exploring. Strolls or short trips in and around Bled are a special part of this quaint town’s charm. Well-maintained footpaths will take you up lone hills and above the lake. Views of the surroundings from Castle Hill are especially breath-taking.
To the west of Lake Bled you can see the highest Slovenian mountain range. Named the Julian Alps, they include Slovenia's highest peak, Triglav. Amongst these magnificent surroundings is the rich cultural and architectural heritage of Bled. What simpler way to view them than on foot.