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From Ljubljana: Trip to Lake Bled and Bled Castle

Product ID: 71087
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Often described as the "image of paradise", the Alpine resort town of Bled will enchant you with its emerald-green lake, fairytale-like island and imposing castle reigning on top of a rocky cliff.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pickup included

Hotel departure times 8:45 AM-9:15 AM: • Radisson Blu Plaza • Hotel LJ. Resort • Hotel Birokrat • Hotel Austria Trend • Hotel Central • Hotel GH Union • Hotel Slon • Hotel City • Hotel Park • Hostel Celica • Krekov TRG • AP. Music Box • Hotel Antiq Palace • Hotel Cubo • Hotel Lev • M-Hotel • Hotel Mons Pick-up times are subject to change due to traffic conditions. If your hotel is not listed above, please contact the supplier.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Marvel at the beautiful mountain scenery of the Bled Region
  • Learn from an informative, friendly and professional guide
Full description
Lake Bled is often mentioned as the pearl of the Slovenian Alpine region due to its emerald-green waters, picture-perfect postcard church on the island, medieval castle on the rocky cliff, and some of the highest peaks of the Slovenian Alps as the background. Take a short walk along the lakeshore as the beauty of the surrounding mountains reflects off the lake surface. No matter the season, you'll enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the lake and the fresh mountain air. 

Perched atop a steep cliff more than 100 meters above the lake, Bled Castle is the iconic image of a medieval fortress, with towers, ramparts, moats and a terrace offering magnificent views. The castle houses a unique treasure - a reconstruction of Gutenberg's wooden printing press, on which the master printer will demonstrate old printing techniques using hand-made paper. Take the Pletna boat, a traditional boat known only to this region, to the tiny tear-shaped island on the lake.

Upon returning from the island, stop at the local patisserie and taste Bled’s famous cream cake, kremšnita. In the last 60 years they have sold as many as 12 million of these cakes - they are definitely a can't-miss and a perfect way to top off your day.
Includes
  • Transport
  • English-speaking chauffeur/guide
  • Sightseeing tour of Bled
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Vintgar Gorge entrance fee (€9)
  • Entrance fee to Castle Bled (€11)
  • Pletna boat ride to the island (€15)
  • Church of assumption (€6)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at time of booking
• Minimum number of participants is 2
• There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
• This tour involves a moderate amount of walking - please wear comfortable shoes
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 48 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
5.0/5

Organized by

Kompas d.d.

Product ID: 71087