Snapshots of Europe: Lake Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled in the Julian Alps of northwestern Slovenia is a stunning place. I waited a day to travel from Ljubljana to Bled to avoid a rainy day and my decision totally paid off!

Lake Bled, Slovenia
Lake Bled

Walk the shores of the lake, take a boat out to Bled Island to see the Assumption  of Mary church or walk up Castle Hill to Bled Castle (the original castle dates back to around 1011 with extensive modifications completed in the 16th century). Great views abound!

Bled Island
Bled Island
Lake Bled Slovenia
The view from Castle Hill
Bled Castle Slovenia
Inside Bled Castle

Lake Bled is easily accessible from Ljubljana by bus or car. It is worth a trip there for sure if travelling in Slovenia.


4 Comments Add yours

    1. Deano says:

      Certainly is. Beautiful country

  1. Trevor James says:

    Looks fantastic Deano

    1. Deano says:

      A really nice place Trev. Marshal Tito even had a holiday villa at the lake (its a hotel now)

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