Bled, Slovenia
The perfect 2 days itinerary

Bled is a town on Lake Bled in the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia. It is most notable for the gleaming Lake Bled and the medieval Bled Castle that stands atop a precipice overlooking the lake. The town is also known for the iconic Bled Island with its church, which can be reached by a traditional wooden boat known as a 'Pletna'. Bled offers a perfect blend of natural beauty, history, and charming Slovenian culture.

What to do in Bled?

This 2 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Bled. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Discover the Charm of Lake Bled

Morning

Start your day with a leisurely walk around Lake Bled, taking in the stunning views of the surrounding Julian Alps and the castle perched high on a cliff.

Afternoon

Visit Bled Castle, a medieval fortress with a museum, chapel, and printing press. The castle also offers panoramic views of the lake and the town.

Evening

Take a traditional Pletna boat ride to Bled Island. Visit the Church of the Assumption and don't miss the chance to ring the 'wishing bell'.


Day 2: Explore the Natural Beauty of Bled

Morning

Take a trip to Vintgar Gorge, a 1.6 km long gorge with wooden walkways that lead you through the natural beauty of the area.

Afternoon

Visit the Triglav National Park, Slovenia's only national park. Enjoy hiking, cycling, or simply admiring the diverse flora and fauna.

Evening

Return to Bled and enjoy a relaxing evening by the lake. Try some traditional Slovenian cuisine, including the famous Bled cream cake.


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