Top Choice Park in Lake Bled

Vintgar Gorge

One of the easiest and most satisfying half-day trips from Bled is to Vintgar Gorge, some 4km to the northwest of Bled village. The highlight is a 1600m wooden walkway through the gorge, built in 1893 and continuall…
Top Choice Castle in Lake Bled

Bled Castle

Perched atop a steep cliff more than 100m above the lake, Bled Castle is how most people imagine a medieval fortress to be, with towers, ramparts, moats and a terrace offering magnificent views. The castle houses a …
Top Choice Island in Lake Bled

Bled Island

Tiny, tear-shaped Bled Island beckons from the shore. There’s the Church of the Assumption and a small museum, but the real thrill is the ride out by pletna (gondola). The pletna will set you down on the south side …
Top Choice Lake in Lake Bled

Lake Bled

Bled’s greatest attraction is its exquisite blue-green lake, measuring just 2km by 1.4km. The lake is lovely to behold from almost any vantage point, and makes a beautiful backdrop for the 6km walk along the shore. …
Church in Lake Bled

Church of the Assumption

The baroque Church of the Assumption dates from the 17th century, though there’s been a church here since the 9th century. Go inside to see some fresco fragments from the 15th century, a large gold altar and part of…
Church in Lake Bled

Parish Church of St Martin

This church was designed by Friedrich von Schmidt in 1905, who also did the city hall and Votive Church in Vienna. Outside there's a small shrine designed by Jože Plečnik.
Notable Building in Lake Bled

Provost’s House

On Bled Island, this building is home to a gallery and excellent souvenir shop; on the 1st floor is an exhibition space (with changing exhibitions).
Notable Building in Lake Bled

Festival Hall

Surrounded by park at the lake's eastern edge, the hall hosts events, exhibitions and concerts.