Family Holidays

Family Holidays in Lake Bled

Combine the must-see attractions of picturesque Lake Bled and its surroundings on a short family vacation

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LENGTH
2 nights / 3 days
DIFFICULTY
Leisurely
  • Spend 2 nights at Lake Bled for a wonderful active city break
  • Visit all the main sights in the Lake Bled area
  • Enjoy cycling around Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj as well as some light-hiking in the Triglav National Park
  • See Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, visit Ljubljana Castle and a take a boat ride through the city

Included in price

English-speaking tour leader*
Comfortable transportation*
2 nights 3* accommodation with breakfast
All entrance fees as in the itinerary
Tourist tax

Itinerary

Day What we will do
DAY 1 Bled
DAY 2 Bohinj
DAY 3 Ljubljana

DAY 1 - Best of Lake Bled

To start off your family holiday, you will visit all the most popular attractions. Visit the magnificent Bled Castle with its spectacular views and Bled island, located in the middle of the lake, on a traditional boat ride. Enjoy a cycling trip around the lake and really get to know the scenic area.

Accomodation
Overnight stay in Bled
Included
Transfer from Ljubljana
Bled Castle entrance fee
Traditional pletna boat ride to Bled island
Highlights
Optional extra charge
Transfer from Ljubljana airport
Entrance fee to the church on Bled Island

DAY 2 - Triglav National Park

Bohinj Lake is a perfect family destination. Surrounded by the peaks of the Julian Alps, it is a true gem in the heart of Triglav National Park. Take a cable car to Vogel, a popular skiing area in the winter, and get some of the best views of the lake and the surrounding mountains. Hike up Savica Waterfall* and into Mostnica Gorge and enjoy the forest trails, accompanied with fairy-tale scenery. One of the best ways for the whole family to explore the area further, is a bike ride through the small villages in the valley.

Accomodation
Overnight stay in Bled
Meals
Breakfast
Included
Vogel mountain cable car ride
Savica Waterfall entrance fee
Mostnica Gorge entrance fee
Bicycle rental
Highlights

DAY 3 - Visit the capital of Slovenia

A visit to Slovenia must include a stop in its charming capital, Ljubljana. Only a short drive from Bled, this lovely city will welcome you with its cheerful atmosphere and beautiful architecture. The walking tour will take you to all the main attractions in the old town and for a change of perspective, we will take you on a leisurely boat ride on Ljubljanica River. Making sure you get to see it all, we will head up to one of the best vantage points, the Ljubljana Castle and visit all the different exhibitions it has to offer.

Meals
Breakfast
Included
Ljubljana Walking tour
Boat ride on Ljubljanica River
Ljubljana castle entrance fee with funicular ride
Highlights
Optional extra charge
Transfer to Ljubljana airport

Extra days

Why not spend a few more days in Slovenia? Extend your holidays with a pre- or post-holiday extension. Accommodation, sightseeing and activities can be arranged. Add as many extra days to your holiday as you wish.

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There is no doubt, you can definitely find a lot of beautiful spots in Slovenia to spend your holidays at. However, the iconic Lake Bled is definitely a spot you should not miss when visiting. Not only the breathtaking scenery and numerous fun activities for families, Lake Bled also provides a good starting point location to explore other beautiful nearby parts of Slovenia .

This 3 day holiday is a perfect package for you and your family to visit all the must-see attractions of Lake Bled, and also to actively explore sights of gorgeous Lake Bohinj and Ljubljana’s old town.

As a perfect start to your holiday you will visit all the important sights of Lake Bled - the magnificent Bled Castle that sits upon a hill overlooking the lake, giving you spectacular views of the lake and surroundings and a ride with a traditional Slovenian boat to the unique church on the lake’s island. The next day is reserved for beautiful Lake Bohinj, views of the lake and surrounding mountains from Vogel mountain, the gorgeous Savica Waterfall and the fairy-tale scenery of Mostnica Gorge. When in Slovenia, you definitely need to visit its charming capital, so our last day is reserved for the sights of Ljubljana, with a walk through the old town, a boat ride on the river that runs through the middle of the city and a short trip back in history by visiting the medieval Ljubljana Castle.

If you choose to be active and explore further, you also have the option of taking a bike ride around Lake Bled and through the old villages near Lake Bohinj. Besides the mentioned activities, we will provide you with transfers between the locations and a guide to accompany you and your family every step of the way.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am a single traveller, how can I book?

Don’t worry, just drop us a line in our inbox. We will do our best to try and find you some company, so if you are flexible in your travel dates, let us know as well. Do you want a private trip? No problem, we got you covered too.

Why is the accommodation not specified?

We are always looking for the perfect fit for you. We use a few different accommodation providers that fit our standards but they are subjected to availability, especially in the high season. We can also adjust the holiday, keeping in mind your preferences and budget and can always find a more suitable solution for your taste.

Where is the pickup and which transfers are included?

The included pickup and drop-off at the end of the holiday in the price published on our website is in Bled. For any changes, please notify us upon booking. The included transfers are all the transfers between places and/or activities specified in the itinerary.

Where do I eat when the food is not included?

Both our back office team and our guides know where to go. We can give you recommendations or even pre-book some places for you. You can be adventurous and find places on your own. Either way, let us know if you would like any sort of help.

What should I wear?

It is important to dress for the season. Slovenia has all 4 seasons, so please check the weather forecast before the day trip regarding temperatures and rainfall. When you are close to the Alps, the weather can change fairly quickly, so your best bet is to always bring an extra layer. We recommend shoes you will be comfortable in.

I have food restrictions. Are there any restaurants for me?

It really depends on the level of your restriction. Vegetarian options are fairly easy to find in Slovenia, but vegan dishes, on the other hand, are extremely hard to come by in rural areas of the country and in smaller towns. Please note that the places where we stop for lunch are often traditional and may have difficulties accommodating you outside of their standard menu. We suggest you keep this in mind.

Will I have some time to myself?

Yes! Our holidays are designed to give you some free time every day to relax and spend it the way you want to. It is your holiday after all! For any advice and suggestions you can always turn to your tour leader or our back office, who will be more than happy to help you out.

What is the tourist tax that is not included in the price?

A tourist and promotion tax is a fee that every visitor has to pay for each overnight stay all over Slovenia. It consists of two parts: each municipality charges a tourist tax fee, which goes towards financing and maintenance of tourist facilities in the area, and the Slovenian Tourist Board charges a promotion tax, which is used to promote Slovenia. Depending on the municipality, the tax rates vary - from 1.5€ in some locations to 3.13€ in Ljubljana or Bled (per person, per night).
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Kaydee Odom
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A weekend getaway that is so close to the airport and there is so much to do in Bled. We have to come back as soon as possible for a longer stay for sure.
Ruby-May Herring
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Bled is a gem and 3 days is definitely too short to enjoy it to the fullest but long enough to appreciate its beauty. The team did a marvelous job on keeping an eye on everything and our kids loved them all. I recommend this holiday.
Tania Sheehan
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Already the first day was full of activities, hiking up to the castle for the amazing view and cycling around the lake later, followed by an even better day visiting larger and much more peaceful lake of Bohinj. We did some hiking there and were swimming in the crystal clear lake, much clearer than Bled. The last day we visited Ljubljana and finished our cute little trip with a great lunch in the centre.

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For solo travellers or travellers who wish to meet other like-minded souls, don’t want to stress about trip planning and would maybe like to enjoy some time on their own as well. You will be travelling with our tour leader in a small group of maximum 8 people in a comfortable van with accommodation, entrance fees and a detailed plan of activities arranged. For guaranteed tour departures we have a minimum of 4 people.

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