Lake Bled - Slovenia's Most Famous Attraction

Slovenia, Bled Guide (B): Lake Bled - Slovenia's Most Famous Attraction

Lake Bled is Slovenia's most popular tourist attraction and although it's getting more and more famous, it's still relatively unknown comparing to other European landmarks. And, in contrast to other places flooded by masses of visitors, the beautiful Bled is not overrated at all. In fact, it is way better in real life than in the photos. The images cannot really convey the clear, deep blue color of water, pristine natural surroundings and charming architecture, all combined together.

The town of Bled is best visited in the summer when you can swim, kayak, hike and use it as a base to explore the amazing, hidden treasures of Slovenian Julian Alps.

You think it couldn't be easier - just take a bus or train from Ljubljana for a couple of Euros. Yes, that's true - it's not a problem to visit Bled from anywhere in Slovenia.

But I'm going to give you a few tips - don't come to Slovenia just to visit Bled (and don't come to visit only Ljubljana - although it's a nice city, it pales in comparison with other places in this tiny country). Flights to Ljubljana tend to be more expensive than to other cities in Europe, so if you want to save a few pennies on your flight tickets and have an absolutely amazing time exploring Slovenia - choose for example Trieste in Italy as your starting point. This is what we did. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Lake Bled - Slovenia's Most Famous Attraction
Guide Location: Slovenia » Bled
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Lake Bled   Church of the Assumption   Bled Castle   Mala Osojnica   Zupnijska Cerkev  
Author: Tomasz Lisowski
Read it on author's website: https://adventurous-travels.squarespace.com/posts/lake-bled-slovenia