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Lake Bled and Bled Castle Tour from Ljubljana

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Overview
Be enchanted by the fairy-tale sights of Lake Bled and beyond on this small-group, half-day tour from Ljubljana. Travel by air-conditioned minivan to the beautiful Alpine lake in rural Slovenia. Ride a traditional ‘pletna’ boat to Bled Island, where you can visit the church or try local sweet treats at the cafe. Then, explore Bled Castle, perched high above the Lake Bled’s tranquil waters, before enjoying free time at the lakeside. Numbers are limited to eight people, ensuring personalized attention from the guide.
Highlights
  • Explore emerald-green Lake Bled on a half-day tour from Ljubljana
  • Take a ride in a traditional boat to explore Bled Island’s famous church
  • Wander through the medieval Bled Castle and enjoy panoramic lake views 
  • Receive personalized attention on this small-group tour
What to Expect
Your half-day tour of Lake Bled begins with a pick-up from your Ljubljana hotel. You’ll travel the hour from Ljubljana to Lake Bled in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan. Upon arrival at Lake Bled, take some time to admire the lake’s peaceful, emerald waters. Then, after a 15-minute ride in a traditional, wooden boat, explore Bled Island as you wish. Tour the photogenic Our Lady of the Lake church or enjoy a snack in the cafe. Next, you’ll journey back to shore for a tour of Bled Castle. The castle was built precariously on the edge of the lake during medieval times and offers stunning panoramic views of Lake Bled from atop the cliff. Reconvene with your guide back at the lake where you’ll enjoy some free time for photographs or a quick dip in the lake. Finally, hop into the van for the trip back to your Ljubljana hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
STIC (Slovenian Tourist Inofrmation Centre), Krekov Trg 10

Levstik square (Levstikov trg)

French Revolution Square (Trg Francoske Revolucije)
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
5h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver-guide
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Pletna boat ride
  • Entry/Admission - Bled Island
  • Entry/Admission - Bled Castle (Blejski Grad)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Admission to the Church of the Assumption of Mary on Bled Island (approx. 6 euros)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews half day tour great trip slovenia explorer lake bled guide matej an excellent guide cake beautiful place to visit interesting information boat ride to the island comfortable van rainy day slovenian history small group sanda castle slick
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Excellent time, Martin gave us lots of Slovenian history as well as Lake Bled history. Nice small group, 8 people plus Martin. We were a very diverse group, 2 Americans, 2 Canadians, 1 Greek, 1 English and 2 Korean. We took a traditional boat to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank davidwN2613YT
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We used Slovenia Explorer and Nina was amazing! The guide was top notch and 5 stars! The lake and castle were beautiful. The crème cake was delicious!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area has some of the most spectacular scenery you could possibly encounter. The experience started with our being rowed across the lake to the church, 98 steps up, but well worth the climb. Then we visited the castle and walked back down to the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ericgroszmann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a nice and easy going half day trip to Lake Bled. Our guide Blaz was informative, professional and flexible. We enjoyed the day to be able to see the island, the castle and a nice lunch by the lake. We would recommend this...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ManishaS61
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This trip is worth every penny. From the moment you book till they drop you back off you will get the most professional treatment ever. We went on a rainy day, they had umbrellas prepared for us. our guide Matej was very informative and friendly....More

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Hart1965
12 August 2019|
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Response from Go_And_Wander | Reviewed this property |
That may depend on which tour group you decide on using. When I went, I only went for the Lake Bled/Castle portion and was returned to my hotel around 1pm. The tour guide was then picking up a new group to join the... More
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526kathy
8 April 2019|
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Response from Valerie G | Reviewed this property |
There are many small tours that go to Bled for a few hours or the whole day. I personally found three - 4 hours tour to be quite enough. It’s very pretty but I would say it’s all scenery, not much else. We were back in... More
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