The city of Bled is the pearl of Slovenia. Surrounded by majestic mountains, at its foot a lake, of extraordinary beauty. Amid the blueness of its cool waters, warming only in summer, like a drop thrown by the hand of nature stretched an island. On the island is the Church of the Assumption with the famous "bell of desires". You can get to this piece of land on a boat.
The picture of Lake Bled with the island has gone around all the magazines in the world. On a vertical rock overhanging the lake, sits a castle. Bled, a famous European resort that has been ranked in honor for more than a hundred years.
The resort is located at the foot of the Julian Alps, in a mountain valley at an altitude of 501 m above sea level. The famous Bled Lake of glacial origin is up to 31 m deep, 2 km long and 1 km wide and fed by warm springs. The lake freezes only in winter, and in summer its waters warm up to + 25 C. Around the lake is a pedestrian zone 6 km long.
Bled Castle is one of the oldest castles in Europe, proudly towering over a sheer cliff. On the territory of the castle, a museum of antiques and household items found in from the VI. and VII. centuries. After climbing the observation deck, you will see a magnificent view of the lake and its surroundings, as well as the highest mountain in the Slovenian Alps - Triglav (2864 m) ...
Bled is also a spa resort, which emerged in 1855 thanks to the efforts of Swiss physician Dr. Arnold Rickley. He was the first to appreciate the health-improving properties of this region - healing waters and climate ...
The well-developed infrastructure of the resort attracts tourists from all over the world. It has everything for quality and interesting recreation: hotels, restaurants, shops, thermal pools, wellness centre’s.
Everyone who wants variety and beauty of rest and a new, unforgettable experience, tranquillity, cultural or sports entertainment will find everything here. Hikes to the majestic castle on top of the cliff can be done on foot or by car. Location:
- 60 km from Ljubljana
- 35 km from Brnik Airport
- 8 km from the Austrian border (nearest cities: Villach (53 km), Klagenfurt and the region of Carinthia (79 km)
- 40 km from the Italian border (nearest cities: Tarvisio (79 km), Trieste (143 km)
In the summer, a real paradise for lovers of swimming, walking and outdoor entertainment. There are hikes on many mountain routes, well-developed hiking, mountaineering, cycling, horseback riding, skydiving, tennis, golf, rafting, canoeing, rowing, fishing.
Winter Bled is one of the most popular ski resorts in Slovenia. The nearest Straza ski slope is behind the Golf Hotel, 150 meters from the city center. Many skiers, having climbed the cable car to the top of the trail, have long admired the view of the lake and Bled Castle. The trails are actively used by both skiers and snowboarders. There is equipment for artificial snow and night skiing. The Guard has a rental of equipment necessary for skiing, there is a school of skiing and snowboarding.