Bled is an image of paradise. This tourist gem of global dimensions on the edge of the Triglav National Park was nominated one of the seven new wonders of the world. It is distinguished by a mild, healing climate and thermal springs of lake water.
Take a trip in the traditional pletna boat to Bled Island and climb up the 99 steps to the Church of the Mother of God on the lake. Take a deep breath, close your eyes, make a wish and ring the wishing bell. Have a look at the lake and its surroundings from the 52 m high bell tower. For sweet moments, visit the potičnica, where you can taste traditional Slovenian potica in a variety of flavours.
Visit Bled castle for an unforgettable experience of the past and present. Discover the historical development of Bled and the region around Bled, its culture and inhabitants through a museum collection. Visit the castle printing shop and the castle forge. Stop in the castle cellar and treat yourself to an unforgettable castle feast with a spectacular view of the beauties of Bled and the surrounding peaks at the restaurant.
Experience the most unspoilt nature of Bled in the first tourist-regulated gorges in Slovenia. The 1.6 km long Vintgar gorge is cut between the majestic vertical rocks of the surrounding hills. When walking over wooden bridges and along galleries, observe the Radovna River with its pools, rapids and waterfalls, the mightiest of them being the 13 m high Šum waterfall. At the end of the gorge you can also see the single-arch stone bridge of the Bohinj railway rising above you.