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Lake Bled and Bled Castle Tour

4.8 / 5

28 reviews

Lake Bled and Bled Castle Tour

From US$ 62.16 per person

Discover Slovenia's most spectacular natural sites – the famous Alpine jewels of Bled and its surroundings. Enjoy various sceneries, learn about the local crafts and traditions of one of Europe's most picturesque Alpine regions.

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Duration 5 hours
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  • Ascend to Bled Castle perched above Lake Bled
  • Take a boat ride with a Pletna boat and reach the only true island in Slovenia
  • Ring the 'fortune bell'
Full description
From Ljubljana to the Alpine region below the Julian Alps, you will reach Bled, the magnificent Alpine resort. Ascend the old castle perched on top of a steep cliff above the glacial Lake Bled. The castle terraces offer spectacular views of the lake and its tiny island in the middle. Take a boat ride with a Pletna – traditional boat made by locals and reach the only true island in Slovenia. Ring the ‘fortune bell’ and soak up the sun, peace and fresh mountain air. Stop for tastings of some local food in Bled before returning to Ljubljana.
  • Comfortable transportation
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Organization
  • Local snacks tasting session (from April 1, 2020)
  • Meals
  • Entrance fees
  • Bled Castle: €13 per person
  • Traditional Pletna boat ride: €15 per person
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Ljubljana: Grand Hotel Union Business – by the fountain (Miklosiceva cesta 3, 1000 Ljubljana). Hotel Park – bus station on Ilirska Street. STIC – Slovenian Tourist Information Centre (Krekov Trg 10, 1000 Ljubljana). Levstikov Trg – (by the Church). Hostel Celica – (Metelkova ulica 8, 1000 Ljubljana). Hotel Lev – (Vosnjakova ulica 1, 1000 Ljubljana). Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel – (Bratislavska cesta 8, 1000 Ljubljana). Hotel Cubo – (Slovenska cesta 15, 1000 Ljubljana). M Hotel – (Derceva ulica 4, 1000 Ljubljana).

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Food tasting in Bled available from April 1, 2020
  • Due to multiple pick-up locations your guide might need up to 20 minutes to complete all pick-ups. Give a call in case of longer delays
  • Comfortable walking shoes are advised
  • The tour needs a minimum of two participants to run
  • Most of the tour is outdoors, so be sure to wear warm clothing
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 28 reviews

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Lovely day trip to see the castle and lake!

Really nice few hours to see castle and lake! Our guide was friendly and k re her stuff! Comfortable van also, would recommend! Only thing I was confused about was that it was sane price if coming from Ljubljana or from bled! Quote a difference in distance there but overall loved it

June 11, 2019

Great day out

Our guide was lovely and full of information, as well as being a good driver. The castle and lake are amazing, I might’ve preferred a bit more time at the castle and less at the lake, but I am so glad we chose to take the tour, it was really wonderful.

April 18, 2019

The lake trip is not to be missed!

Great trip, and Valentina was a friendly and knowledgable guide. The lake trip was brilliant. 40 minutes went really quickly. It was pretty magical. The castle was less unique, but was still interesting. Have yourselves the cream cake. It was LOVELLLLLYYYY! Would recommend to all tourists and those who love a great TOURRRR!

October 20, 2018

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