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%


    Bled is awesome

    We came to Bled for the weekend and were very surprised with all the beautiful nature around us so we wanted to stay a little bit longer :) When in Bled, eat their famous cake Kremsnita, go up to the castle and all around the lake, it's really something special. Also, try their mushroom soup and all the other specialties they offer, they all taste very good and they are not too expensive.

    Insider Tip:When on Bled, take a day off and go visit Bohinj and go up to the mountain Vogel, it's really something special :) Also, I recommend to have at least one dinner at the restaurant Okarina, they have delicious meals.

  • 80%



    The lake at Bled is really nice, so peaceful & chilled-out. You can stroll by its shore, rent boats, swim ... whatever ... it's such a nice place for a relaxing holiday.

    Insider Tip:Stay at 'Traveller's Haven' for a very pleasant experience ...

  • 90%


    Beautiful place!

    We made sure we had a good 4 nights in Bled as there was so much to do - we were very relieved! Lake Bled is absolutely beautiful with very friendly people and lots to do including cycling, swimming and lots of other watersports. A visit to Vintar Gorge is also worth it. While we were there they also had an open air cinema by the lake which was a great experience!

    Insider Tip:Hop on a bus to Lake Bohinj for a day trip of hiking as it is beautiful and sometimes less crowded. You can also get on the cable car from the lake to Vogel ski resort - 1,585m up and therefore stunning views!

  • 80%


    Our favourite place!

    Bled was great, it is so beautiful and there are so many activities that would be fantastic all year round! Our favourite was the tobogganing! Go three times!

  • 60%



    Excellent place to visit, scenery is amazing and really relaxed and laid back place! An absolute gem that needs to broadcast itself to the world.

    Insider Tip:Take the trail to the castle and have a look at the view on offer, only set back is that its a bit expensive to gain access.

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