Lake Bled holidays Holiday rentals - self catering villas for rent on Lake Bled

Lake Bled is one of Slovenia's jewels and sits in an area of outstanding natural beauty. On the edge of the Triglav National Park and surrounded by the majestic Julian Alps, Lake Bled attracts an increasing number of tourists throughout the year.

The attraction is obvious when you visit - pleasant summers, lakeside beaches, hot springs, high mountains and breathtaking scenery in every direction. During the warm summer months, the water temperature of the lake is perfect for swimming. In fact, sitting on one of the many beaches is like being in the Med although, you could argue, far better as you are surrounded with pristine natural beauty.

The main town on the lake is also called Bled and has a wide selection of lakeside cafes, bars and restaurants - a great place to base yourself for exploring the local area and the Triglav Natonal Park and Julian Alps.

At a glance...
Spa & wellness
Mountain biking
Hiking trails
Horse riding
Regional airport Ljibljana (32km)
Nearest train station Bled

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The spa town of Bled is the main village and is a good base for exploring the area whether its for the walking trails during the summer or skiing in the winter. In Bled, you will find an excellent choice of shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and clubs plus a casino.

There is an excellent range of lakeside hotels and self catering holiday rentals which are very popuar with families and certainly great value. During the summer, the town is buzzing with tourists and booking your holiday accommodation early on is essential if you want the best locations.

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In the peak months of July and August, the average temperature is a pleasant 19°C although it can climb to the mid twenties. At this time of year, the Triglav national is most accessible and perfect for exploring its rich natural wonders. The park is vast covering 4% of Slovenia and most of the Julian Alps. Close to Lake Bled, there are gentle walking trails, valleys, gorges, rivers and mountain lakes - the most popular attractions being....

Things to see & do around Lake Bled

Lake Bled and the surrounding villages offer plenty of activities and places to visit throughout the year and no more so than the Triglav National Park. It is vast covering 4% of Slovenia and most of the Julian Alps. Close to Lake Bled, there are gentle walking trails, valleys, gorges, rivers and mountain lakes.

A few suggestions...
Vintgar gorge - an amazing 1.6km walk
Sampling the thermal water pools at the various spa hotels
Iglica waterfall - 24m high above Bohinjska Bela
Pokljuka ravine
The valley of the Triglav lakes
Ride up the cable car to Vogel ski resort for some magnificent views of the lake
Visit the caves at Postonja
See the Govic Waterfall & Cave high above Lake Bohinj
Spend a day at Lake Bled and take a boat ride to Maria-island
vintgar gorge triglav national park

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Ski resorts close to Lake Bled

Lake Bled is well placed for exploring the local ski resorts including Kranjska Gora.

Resort Distance from Bled(km) Time (mins)
Kranjska Gora4036
kranjska gora

Our view on Lake Bled

If you are looking for a relaxing holiday, spectacular scenery and value for money, Lake Bled is the place to head to any time of year.

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