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Lake Bled Holidays

An ideal leisurely Lake Bled break that ticks off all the main attractions at Bled and Ljubljana.

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LENGTH
2 nights / 3 days
DIFFICULTY
Leisurely
  • Stay in the area of Lake Bled, one of the most beautiful spots in Slovenia
  • Visit the main attractions in Bled, such as Bled Castle and Bled Island
  • Spend a day at the nearby Lake Bohinj in the Triglav National Park
  • Take a trip to the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana

Included in price

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

Optional extras

Wine Tasting Bled

Itinerary

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

DAY 1 - Best of Lake Bled

Your holiday at Lake Bled will start with all the most popular attractions - we will visit the magnificent Bled Castle with its spectacular views and enjoy a traditional boat ride to the island in the middle of the lake. You will be able to tick off the famous Bled cream cake and enjoy the bustling resort town of Bled. You can spend the rest of your day in and around Bled or you can opt to head to Vintgar Gorge* for a bit of hiking.

Accomodation
Overnight stay at a hotel in Bled
Included
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
Vintgar Gorge entrance fee

DAY 2 - Triglav National Park

Bohinj Lake is Bled’s slightly less famous neighbour but unjustly so. Surrounded by the peaks of the Julian Alps, it is a true gem in the heart of Triglav National Park. In order to get the best views around, we will take a cable car to the Vogel Mountain, rising above the lake and offering some of the best views in the country. If you are up for a short hike, Savica Waterfall**, nested at the head of Bohinj Valley, is another must see.

Accomodation
Overnight stay at a hotel in Bled
Meals
Breakfast
Included
Vogel mountain cable car ride
Savica Waterfall entrance fee
Highlights

DAY 3 - 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
Wine Tasting Bled

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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A short holiday break at Lake Bled is a fantastic value for money, as it includes all the best attractions of Bled - from the romantic island in the middle of the lake to the castle with spectacular views, Lake Bohinj in the Triglav National Park, as well as Ljubljana, the beautiful capital, which is not to be missed.

Packed with sightseeing opportunities, natural beauty and rich culture while still having plenty of free time will give you the chance to enjoy a relaxing holiday and really experience the magic of Lake Bled and Slovenia’s gorgeous countryside.

Ljubljana, Europe’s loveliest green capital, is sure to enchant you as you stroll down its streets. Steeped in culture and architectural splendour, Ljubljana’s charming squares, colourful markets, the majestic castle on the hill and lively riverside cafes will make you want to move there permanently.

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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Dates for group tours

2.4.2021 - 4.4.2021
14.5.2021 - 16.5.2021
4.6.2021 - 6.6.2021
2.7.2021 - 4.7.2021
20.8.2021 - 22.8.2021
24.9.2021 - 26.9.2021
22.10.2021 - 24.10.2021
Guided private:
790€
/person
Self guided:
390€
/person
Off season prices can vary. The itinerary can be adjusted to suit your budget better.
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