Lake Bled, Bled

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Board a gondola and make a trip to the little island with a church in the middle of Lake Bled, or just walk through the pristine nature around the lake. Surrounded by mountains and forests and rich with birdlife, this glacial lake is 2.1 km (1.3 mi) long and up to 1.4 km (0.9 mi) wide. Rent a bike and cycle around the lake or play some golf. The lake is also very popular among rowers. Walk up to the medieval castle towering over the north shore for panoramic views of the lake and the surrounding landscape. Several hotels in the area feature swimming pools filled with water coming from thermal springs. Use our Bled travel route planning tool to visit Lake Bled on your trip to Bled, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • So pleased we booked this tour. Our guide was Annelka and she was super friendly, knowledgeable and with an obvious love of her country. Lake Bled itself was truly beautiful. We were lucky with...  more »
  • Lake Bled is a beautiful place to visit. It is very picturesque. My daughter and I did a horse and cart tour around the township, which was a lovely way to see it. The castle is a steep climb, but....  more »
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  • Believe the hype, this place is fairytale levels of beautiful.
  • Bled is a small town, northwest of Slovenia’s capital city, Ljubljana. It is located in the beautiful Julian Alps and there are lots of awesome things to do in Lake Bled and around the town. Bled is popular with tourists but what the heck, sometimes tourist hot spots are visited for a reason – Lake Bled is stunning! Just picture a fairy tale story and you are there.
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