Amazing views from Bled Castle
Visit Bled Castle that stands on a high cliff above the town. From the top of the mighty fortress, you will have beautiful views of the Lake Bled in winter landscape, a lake with an islet and the surrounding snowy hills.
The views are especially stunning during the festive days when the town sparkles with thousands of lights. You can also visit the interior of more than a thousand-year-old castle and see museum exhibitions, a printer works, a wine cellar, and castle forge.
Relaxed hike to Osojnica hill
Go on an easy hiking trip that will take you to the top of Osojnica hill. From Velika Zaka continue along the lakeshore to the foot of the hill and then up the trace. From the top, you will have the most impressive views of Lake Bled in winter.
It takes about 45 minutes to climb the hill. You can also climb other hills above the lake, such as Ojstrica, Ravnica, Višče and Grad.
Visit island with traditional pletna boat
After a walk around Lake Bled, you can visit the famous island with St. Mary’s Church. To get there, you can take a ride with a traditional pletna boat. A boatman who rows a wooden boat will drive you to the island haven.
From there, climb the famous 99 steps, and at the top of the islet, ring the legendary Bell of desire. Cruising with pletna boat is possible if Lake is not covered in ice.
Taste delicious traditional Slovenian dishes
In the best restaurants you can try traditional Slovenian dishes such as rolled dumplings, žganci or spoonbread, rolled dough Slovenian cake or potica, Carniolan sausage and much more. Some restaurants prepare these dishes according to old recipes, while others add a touch of modern cuisine with flavors that will take you on a unique culinary journey.
For dessert, you must taste the famous cream cake or kremšnita, which is a confectionery specialty made from layers of golden baked butter dough crust, whipped cream and vanilla cream.
Explore the magical winter wonderland with snowshoes on
Guided hike with snowshoes on is one of the best Lake Bled winter activities, as you will be able to explore the unspoiled nature and magical winter wonderland of Bled and snowy landscape in the heart of the Triglav National Park.
Snowshoeing in Slovenia is a perfect opportunity to discover beautiful places while you glide silently through the soft snow blanket and breathe the fresh mountain air.
The ski bus drives you to the most popular ski resorts nearby
Bled is an excellent starting point for many popular Slovenian, Italian and Austrian ski resorts nearby. During vacation, you can go on different Lake Bled skiing adventures and ski on different ski slopes.
You can buy a Julian Alps ski pass, which allows you to ski in 14 ski resorts in the surrounding area. A ski bus will take you there and back. So, you can ski on slopes in Vogel, Krvavec, Kranjska Gora, Zoncolan, Forni di Sopra, Kanin, and many others.