visiting Bled, Slovenia

Bled is a super popular tourist town on a tiny, lovely lake.

I had arrived at the hostel in Ljubljana at 10pm. Next morning by 9am I had joined a group headed for Bled.

It’s an adventure tourism mecca: rafting, canyoning, cycling, rock climbing, mountain climbing. I watched scuba divers climb into the lake first thing in the morning.

We had 2 cars and one motor bike. Fellow travellers from the U.K., California, Belgium, France and Singapore. One reason why I like hostels so much better than hotels.

I paid for my ride in beer. Standard hostel currency.

We circumambulated the lake. Visited the “castle“. Then drove off to hike Vintgar Gorge.

An excellent day was punctuated by this sunset.

Don’t forget your camera.

At dinner we met two guys from Zurich. One hoped to climb Triglav 2864m. With guide that costs about 200€. It’s tough to get an alpine hut booking during high season so he came in October.

I asked for a traditional Bled meal. Mostly meat.

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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  1. For several years now, Bled has been advocating green tourism and is the proud recipient of the gold label of the Green Scheme of Slovenian Tourism. As part of the 2019 Green Destinations international non-governmental project, Bled was selected as the second best place in sustainable development in Europe, and since 2011 it is member of the Alpine Pearls group, the objective of which is to promote sustainable mobility. Our website uses “cookies” to distinguish between visitors and to perform website use statistics. This allows us to improve the page constantly. Users who do not allow our website ‘cookies’ to be recorded on their computer, will not be able to use all the functionalities of the website (video, comment on Facebook, etc.).Cookies are small files that a website that you visited records on your computer. The next time you are visiting the same site, the system can recognise you.

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