Top things to do in Lake Bled

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, the Provost's House, but the real thrill is the ride out by pletna (gondola). The pletna will set you do…
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. …
Top Choice Slovenian in Lake Bled

Finefood – Penzion Berc

In a magical garden setting, Penzion Berc sets up a summertime restaurant, with local produce served fresh from its open kitchen. Try sea bass with asparagus soufflé, homemade pasta with fresh black truffle, deer en…
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Castle Restaurant

It's hard to fault the superb location of the castle's restaurant, with a terrace and views straight from a postcard. What a relief the food is as good as it is: smoked trout, roast pork, poached fish. Note advance …
Seafood in Lake Bled

Ostarija Peglez'n

Fish is the main game at the lovely, central 'Iron Inn'. Enjoy the cute retro decor with lots of antiques and curios, and choose from a tempting menu of trout from local rivers, John Dory from the Adriatic coast, an…
Slovenian in Lake Bled

Grajska Plaža

Even the locals say that dining here feels like a summer holiday. It's built on a terrace over the Castle Lido and has a relaxed vibe, helpful service and an easy all-day menu that stretches from morning coffee to e…
Slovenian in Lake Bled

Gostilna Murka

This traditional restaurant set within a large, leafy garden may at first appear a bit theme-park-ish – but this is one of the first places locals recommend and the food is authentic (lots of old-school national dis…
Music in Lake Bled

Festival Bled

A fortnight of concerts in beautiful venues (primarily classical music, but also jazz and other genres). Includes masterclasses with accomplished musicians, and an international viola and violin competition.