Sightseeing and symbols

Sightseeing nearby

  • Bled lake

    * There is an island on the west side of the lake
    * 2120 m long, up to 1380 m wide, maximum depth 30,6 m
    * It was formed after the recession of the Bohinj glacier
    * The temperature of the lake reaches up to 25°C in the summer and it gets ice covered in winter
    * A walk around the lake will take just over an hour
    * Appropriate for scuba diving and fishing

    Bled lake
  • Bled castle

    * Situated on a steep cliff rising 130 meters above the Lake Bled
    * According to written sources, the oldest castle in Slovenia
    * Castle buildings are arranged around the lower and upper courtyards
    * You can visit museum, printing works, castle cellar, herbal gallery, restaurant, souvenir shop and see multivision

    Bled castle
  • Island

    * Only island in Slovenia
    * The 15th century Baroque Church of the Assumption dominates the island and is a popular wedding site and tourist destination
    * There are three ways to get to the island: you can swim, rent a row-boat or you can go there by traditional boat “Pletna” (you can catch one at several spots around the lake)

  • Vintgar gorge

    * One of the most popular natural features in Slovenia
    * The path through Vintgar gorge leads along the wooden bridges, galleries and rushing river Radovna
    * It measures 1600m and ends with 20-metre waterfall Ĺ um
    * From the Ĺ um waterfall you can take the opportunity of walking up a picturesque footpath through Hom to St. Catherine-a historical church with a beautiful view

    Vintgar gorge
  • Pokljuka ravine

    * Located in the Triglav National Park
    * It is a mountainous plateau
    * Length: 20 km and almost the same width, attitude 1300 m
    * Covered with woods
    * Well-preserved nature, calmness, beautiful views and tradition
    * You can walk on forest paths, watch fauna and flora or cycle on never-ending forest paths

    Pokljuka ravine
  • Cave under "Babji zob"

    * Length: 300 m
    * A special feature of this cave are spiral stalactites, so-called helectites, and large calcite crystals which are rear in Slovenia
    * Only organized visits are possible

  • The "Iglica" waterfall

    * 24 m high waterfall
    * Next to the waterfall is a wooden stairway leading to the top the cliff
    * Cliffs offer several climbing routes of different levels to sport climbers

  • Hills around the lake

    * StraĹľa (642 m on the south-eastern lake shore The Rikli Fitness Trail runs through meadows and wooded areas)
    * Osojnica (the finest view of Lake Bled and its outlying areas favorite viewpoints for photographers)
    * Kuhovnica (714 m)

    Hills around the lake

Sightseeing around

  • Triglav national park

    * The only national park in Slovenia
    * The highest point in the park is the peak of Mount Triglav (2864 m), from which the park takes its name
    * Park prides itself on pure waters, deep-cut gorges, remains of virgin forests, richness of biodiversity, and an eldorado of mountain flowers including a number of endemic plants
    * It extends along the Italian border and close to the Austrian border in the north-west of Slovenia, that is, in the south-eastern section of the Alps
    * Vintgar, Pokljuka Ravine, Lake Bohinj, Vrata valley, Vršič, Trenta, Pokljuka, etc.

    Triglav national park
  • Bohinj lake

    * Largest permanent natural lake in Slovenia
    * It is 4.2 kilometers long, one kilometer wide, and forty-five meters deep
    * Lake Bohinj is located in the Bohinj municipality in the north-west of the country, and is inside Triglav National Park

    Bohinj lake
  • Kranjska Gora

    * Kranjska Gora is best known as a winter sports town, being situated in the Julian Alps (alpine skiing world cup)
    * The well-known ski jumping hill Planica is located in the nearby Tamar valley
    * Traditional mountain homelines and athletic dynamism are united here

    Kranjska Gora
  • Slap Savica

    * The Savica runs over 38 m long level and falls almost 51 m deep
    * Total difference in height is 78 m
    * Another smaller waterfall also falls 25 m deep
    * Both waterfalls together form the two-part waterfall in the shape of the letter A

    Slap Savica
  • Vrata, Kot and Krma valleys

    * Just behind the village of Mojstrana, are the three exceptionally beautiful valleys Vrata, Kot and Krma
    * Each valley is a starting points for climbing Triglav (highest Slovenian mountain)

    Vrata, Kot and Krma valleys
  • Peričnik waterfall

    * The water of PeriÄŤnik drops down the wall in two falls
    * The lower waterfall is 52 m and the upper one is 16 m high
    * You can walk behind the lower waterfall

    Peričnik waterfall
  • Vršič

    * Vršič is the pass between Trenta and Kranjska Gora
    * It is a grassy peak
    * Height: 1737 m
    * The road from Trenta to Kranjska Gora has 50 curves

  • Trenta

    * Valley, cut deep into the mountains
    * Source of the SoÄŤa River
    * There are many typical houses with shingle roofs and wooden outer staircases and balconies
    * Fairy tale land of a hundred waters


Bled's symbols


Cream Cakes

  • Although you can buy them elsewhere, those from Bled are simply the best (original)
  • Ištvan LukaÄŤeviÄŤ, the former manager of the Hotel Park patisserie, tested recipes for many years before he finally succeeded
  • Over the last 40 years they have sold as many as 11 million cream cakes
  • A golden crispy crust made from butter dough (mixed with butter, not margarine), a delicious vanilla cream of exactly the right consistency, topped with whipped cream and a crispy layer of butter dough and finally, a good dusting of icing sugar – priceless!


  • Coachmen called “Fijaker” can take you for a ride around the lake and to Bled Castle
  • Many trips to both near and far are also possible (Vintgar, Pokljuka etc.)
  • The carriage station is by the Festival Hall

Traditional Boat "Pletna"

  • The best way to get to the island is by the traditional boat called “Pletna”
  • You can catch one at several spots around the lake (under Hotel Park, in Mlino, at the Rowing Centre etc.)
  • Pletna-boat business goes from generation to generation by, eRešitev, Matija Volk, s.p. Policies © 2011-2021, All rights reserved., +386 41 699 648, +386 41 378 581