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Bled Town, Slovenia

From series “Small Flamboyant Towns Painted with Van Gogh Colors”
Year: 11th century.

The picturesque town of Bled is in Slovenia, close to the border with Austria and Italy. The main character of this ancient city is the castle, the first mention of which dates back to the beginning of the 11th century. The Bled Castle is located on a cliff top that is 130 meters high. This cliff overlooks the other prominent attraction of the region - Lake Bled.

Bled Town, Slovenia The population of the town is slightly more than 5 200 people. The place has long been a popular tourist destination. It attracts tourists with its natural beauty and unique historical monuments, including an old castle and the St. Michael's Church. There are several fine hotels in Bled; some of them are located in elegant historic mansions. The chic Vila Bled hotel is among them. The facility is located in one of the most luxurious palaces. It carefully preserves the atmosphere of past years.

Bled is one of the biggest spa resorts in Europe. The town attracts fans of winter sports. In warmer months, travelers enjoy a huge variety of entertainment options. Tourists can combine a wellness holiday at a first class spa center with a visit to an elite golf center, cycling, horse riding, and hiking through the picturesque mountain areas. Shores of Lake Bled feature some great beaches. This first class Slovenian resort is a great place for a family holiday. Next - Jiufen Village

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Bled Town - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Bankomat GBKR' located in 0.2 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'ATET Rent A Car' is located in 0.29 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Petrol' in 0.21 km
Supermarket: 'Poslovni sistem Mercator d.d., poslovna enota 106889 market ljubljanska 13 a Bled' in 0.25 km
Parking: 'Parkirišče' in 0.55 km
Apotheek: 'Lekarna Zlatorog Bled' in 0.77 km
Police station: 'Policijska postaja Bled' in 0.27 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'House Klasika ****' in 0.21 km
Railway station: 'Bled Jezero' in 2.62 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Brnik Airport LJU - in 30 km
 »  Klagenfurt Airport KLU - in 34 km
 »  Udine Airfield Airport UDN - in 80 km
 »  Portoroz Airport POW - in 106 km
 »  Maribor International Airport MBX - in 119 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Bled Town

Hostel Viktorija

Located in 0 km from Bled Town
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Rooms: 11
All rooms are equipped with wooden bunk beds and offer garden views. Some feature a private bathroom with shower. A restaurant serving local dishes … More: photo, rates and booking
Traveller's Haven Hostel

Located in 1 km from Bled Town
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Rooms: 6
Guests can use the hostel's shared kitchen, and there is a grocery shop right across the street. Shared bathrooms with shower In cooperation with … More: photo, rates and booking
Pansion Zaka

Located in 2 km from Bled Town
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Rooms: 10
All rooms are fitted with a TV, a fan, a seating area and a private bathroom with a shower. Some rooms directly overlook Bled Lake. The guest house … More: photo, rates and booking
Apartments & Rooms Vidmar

Located in 3 km from Bled Town
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Rooms: 9
Guests staying in the traditionally decorated rooms can use shared bathroom and kitchen facilities, as well as a common living room with TV. … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

Blejski Grad
1 km - Blejski Grad
One of the most impregnable buildings in the world can be found in Slovenia. Here the old castle Bled is located on the summit 130-meter-high rock. Bled is one of the oldest castles in the country. The castle is located in the incredibly beautiful terrain, next to the …
30 km - Minimundus
In Austria, the most interesting park of miniatures is to be found in the city of Klagenfurt. It covers an area of 26000 square meters and presents to the attention of visitors 150 mini-copies of outstanding world sights at a scale of 1:25. About half of park models …
Ljubljanica Waterfront
46 km - Ljubljanica Waterfront
Slovenia's capital has the charming embankment which went by a long Ljubljanica river. This embankment is very old and cozy. Along with it, you will see a lot of buildings with bricked roofs. Thanks to them the atmosphere of this place resembles the old times. The …
Predjamski Grad
61 km - Predjamski Grad
In Slovenia there is a strange castle, one of the most impregnable defense systems in the world. It is the Predjamski Grad (Cave Castle Lueg), built on the rock wall, whose height is 123 meters. The age of the castle is more than 700 years. The first official mention …
Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum
123 km - Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum
One of the most famous museums in the world is located in the Austrian village of Thal. It is dedicated to the legendary actor Arnold Schwarzenegger. The place of the museum location was not chosen by chance, as Tal village is home to the world-famous actor. It was …
Stairs to Schlossberg
127 km - Stairs to Schlossberg
One of the main attractions of the Austrian city of Graz is the Clock Tower Schlossberg. Its top is clearly visible from any part of the city.The only way to go up to the tower is to walk along a steep staircase with the same name. A steep staircase of zigzag shape was …

Top destination around Bled Town - Carinthia

The most interesting event of spring is Wine Festival bringing together winemakers from all over the world. During this large-scale holiday, guests have an opportunity to taste the rarest varieties of drinks and visit interesting themed events. It should be noted that the annual wine festival coincides with a string of holidays devoted to painting and art, so tourists could combine a visit to a wine tasting with interesting exhibitions and museums.

In mid-April, one of the most soulful and romantic national holidays is held; we are speaking about lilies of the valley festival, which symbolizes the long-awaited arrival of spring. A huge amount of music lovers come to Salzburg in May, as a great music festival is held there. Those who wish to get acquainted with musical traditions of indigenous people are recommended to visit the festival held in August at Wolfgang See. The best folk groups of the region are involved in this celebration. Two major music festivals are held in October, one of which is devoted to the works of Bach, and the other is attracting fans of jazz music. The series of festivals is crowned by Christmas holidays; the most magnificent fairs and noisy leisure activities can be observed in Salzburg.
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