Postcard perfect for real

In the midst of the Alps flourishes a town with the world renowned intact nature and idyllic formations it created, with the beauty of the mountains reflecting on the lake. Postcard perfect image of Paradise comes alive with strolling tourists and convention guests.
Bled is a prestigious tourist and convention destination and so much more: its natural beauty invites you to observe or interact with, it is a home of eminent Slovenian personalities like world renowned innovator Peter Florjančič, it offers hospitality to make you feel like home and gastronomic delights that reveal secrets to those who indulge in them. Together we will discover many of them, also how to enjoy a local desert kremšnita 🙂.

Bled will undoubtedly make a long lasting impression luring you to visit all its charms again and again.

Bled

Bled


Kremšnita

Kremšnita


Basic information

Altitude: 501 m, Castle Hill: 604 m, Mt. Straža: 646 m.
Number of inhabitants: 5476.
Tourist capacity: 4000 beds.
Lake: altitude 475 m, length 2120 m, width 1380 m, area 144 ha, maximum depth 30.6 m,
maximum annual water temperature 26°C.

Curative Waters

The thermal springs which are led into the swimming pools at the Grand Hotel Toplice (23°C) and the Park and Golf Hotels (28°C – the water is additionally heated) enable pleasant swimming and successful treatment of stress related illnesses, exhaustion, neurovegetative disorders and age-related fatigue.

Climate

Bled has a mild, healthy sub-Alpine climate with the longest swimming season of any Alpine resort. The ridges of the Julian Alps and the Karavanke protect it from the chilly northern winds. During the summer months there is no fog. The average monthly temperature in July and January is 18.7°C and -1.2°C, respectively.
Culinary specialities
Taste Bled and its culinary delights. Image of paradise is made up of not only natural features, cultural attractions, hospitality and diverse possibilities of accommodation and wellbeing, but also of inns, restaurants, patisseries, pubs and cafés, tourist farms, wine bars and brewpubs. Dishes and beverages reflect the preserved and developing evidence of gastronomic heritage of this part of Slovenia called Gorenjsko, as well as of exploring and innovating to find new gastronomic delights. Bled offers it all – local and regional specialities complemented by international culinary achievements, where healthy ingredients meet outstanding culinary skills, blended with characteristics of local cultures and lifestyles.

Distances

  • to the nearest pletna boat landing: 100m
  • to the horse-drawn carriage stand: 400m
  • to the castle: on foot 700m / by car 1.5km

Useful information:
There are three pletna boat landings on the lakeshore. The boatmen usually wait for their boat to fill prior to setting off to the island.

Pletna boat

Pletna boat

Looking for more ideas on what to see and what to do in Bled? Visit the pages: Bled, Bled Castle, Bled Island