City Guide Bled, Slovenia

Visiting Bled

Bled is the jewel in Slovenia’s crown, and a very popular tourist destination. Its pristine lake, imposing medieval castle and picturesque mountain backdrop make it a favourite with visitors to the country.

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Bled City Reviews

  • 80%



    For sure the most amazing place in Slovenia! Bled is gorgeus! Now, one of my favorite places in Europe!

  • 90%


    Best stop yet!

    This place is amazing. Tons to do. Amazing sites to see. I love Bled! The locals are chill and friendly. This place is heaven!

    Insider Tip:Check out the Canyoning, and there are trails all over the sides of the hills around the lake. The bar next to the train station is actually great!

  • 80%


    Must see!

    Bled was a lovely break after we had been in Italian cities. The lake is beautiful and we spent most of our time there. We rented bikes and cycled to Vintgar Gorge really easily. You can easily swim or hire a boat to the island on the lake. Throughly recommend the minor trek up to the viewing point to see the lake - it is truly beautiful!

  • 90%


    Lake Bled

    Absolutely brilliant place! made our trip. Definitely worth a visit. So much to do, outdoors/adventure sports. Good break from visiting cities.

    Insider Tip:Check out 3-glav adventures for stuff to do! Highly recommend there emerald river trip or canyoning!

  • 90%


    Lake Bled

    Probably one of the prettiest places I've ever visited. Plenty of nice places to eat, drink and sleep. Breathtaking scenery, the place was picture postcard pretty. Lively at night but not tacky or rough. Cheap by western/northern european standards. Many opportunities to explore the surrounding countryside and participate in adventure trips such as rafting and canyoning.

    Insider Tip:Rent a bike and cycle round the lake, great way to burn an hour and get some great holiday snaps!

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