Lake Bled and Bled Castle tour from Ljubljana
History & heritage tours

Lake Bled and Bled Castle tour from Ljubljana

Availability: Daily
Duration: up to 5 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit Lake Bled, the charming Alpine resort at the very edge of the Julian Alps
  • Explore Bled Castle, perched high above the Lake Bled’s tranquil waters
  • Enjoy a perfect day sipping coffee and eating Kremšnita, the traditional Bled custard cream cake
What to expect

A trip to Bled must be a part of any visit to Slovenia. Take this half-day tour and visit Lake Bled, the charming Alpine resort at the very edge of the Julian Alps. Explore Bled Castle, perched high above the Lake Bled’s tranquil waters and admire the views of Lake Bled from several viewpoints at the castle. Ride a traditional ‘pletna’ boat to Bled Island, where you can visit the church or try local sweet treats at the cafe. Enjoy a perfect day sipping coffee and eating "Kremšnita", the traditional Bled custard cream cake, at the lakeside.

This tour to Lake Bled treats you with a traditional pletna boat ride to Bled island, a top attraction in Slovenia. Pletna boats are unique to Lake Bled and operated by a single rower with two long oars. Following the boat ride, you get some time to explore the little island and enjoy the stunning views of the surrounding area. Optionally, you can enter the Church of the Assumption and even ring the wishing bell, which has been ringing over Lake Bled since 1534.

Your guide will also take you to visit Bled Castle and the castle museum, which gives you an insight into the history of the entire area. The tour will show you some of the best viewpoints form where you will be able to admire magnificent views over Lake Bled and Bled Island and take beautiful photos. Bled castle is more than a thousand
years old, and one of the most spectacular castles in Slovenia. On the shore of Lake Bled it is possible to take a short walk along Lake Bled and watch the majestic swans and playful ducks swimming on the lake. Or you can relax and take a break in one of the coffee shops - where you need to try kremšnita, the traditional Bled custard cream cake.

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What's included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Transport by air conditioned minivan
  • Admission to Bled Castle
  • Rowing boat ride to Bled island
What's not included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
  • Admission to the church on Bled island (6€)
Reduced price
  • Children (2-12 years): reduced
  • Infants (0-1 years): reduced
Where
Meeting point:
  • Meet the guide at the lobby of your centrally located hotel in Ljubljana
What to remember
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum numbers apply. 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
  • Hotel pickup is available from the most centrally located hotels in Ljubljana
  • Guests are recommended to wear comfortable shoes and clothes
  • Small group tour up to 8 people per van
  • Guests are recommended to wear comfortable shoes and clothes
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When
  • Every day at 8:00am
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Provider
Slovenia Explorer
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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