Lake Bled holidays

  • See where our hotels, chalets and apartments are located.

  • Resort facts

    • Transfer time

      · Salzburg · 232km · 3hrs 30 mins

    • Fly from

      Birmingham, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle

    • Sports and activities
    • Lakeside resort
    • Less than 2 hour transfer
    • Family friendly
    • Wine tours
    • Walking resort
  • So what's it like?

    One of the first things you'll notice while on holiday in Lake Bled is how quiet and peaceful it is.

    The views that you get from Bled Castle across the glacier formed, crystal blue lake are beautiful - with panoramic views of the island and beyond to the green forests that underline the mountain backdrop. Although Lake bled has so much more than just its scenery.

    There's a good chance you’ll see a fair few boats, but none of them with an engine. Quite simply, motor boats have been banned. Instead traditional Pletna boats, handed down through generations, have the run of the lake, transporting people across to the much photographed island church. Weddings are a regular occurrence at the iconic Church of Maria of the Lake. Grooms traditionally carry their bride-to-be up the 99 steps (in one go) to the church before ringing the wishing bell for good luck.

    If you're feeling fit then the 6km walk around Lake Bled can be completed in under two hours and there's loads of quiet spots to stop off and sunbathe or take a dip in the lake. Highly recommended along the way - grab a coffee and a delicious Kreme Schnitte cake from one of the many lakeside cafés.

    Away from the lake, you can get stuck into a wide range of different activities including walking, horse riding, tennis and golf. Bled is also an excellent base for sightseeing with the Julian Alps and the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana, both within easy reach.

    Get the most out of your time with the Bled Discovery package. Based at Hotel Park you’ll have plenty of opportunity to explore Bled. You’ll also get to spend a day in Ljubljana visiting its famous bridges and castle and time in the neighbouring lakeside village of Bohinj. Must book before 29th April 2015.

    Getting married? We can help organise your wedding in Lake Bled.

    Private Transfers

    Available from £107 (return)

    Getting about

    There is a bus service to Kranjska Gora (45 minutes) and Bohinj (45 minutes). Boat trips can also be taken on the lake. The train services from Bled (Lesce station) are excellent.

    In brief

    Walking: The surrounding areas are easily explored on foot, with a range of interesting walks. The scenic walk around the lake itself is a good start, from which you can climb to the ramparts of the castle for fantastic views. The resort is also an excellent base from which to enjoy some of the walking routes in the Triglav National Park. Other places of interest include Vintgar Gorge, Pokljuka Plateau and Pod Babjim zobom Cave.

    Spa: The fairytale-like nature, unique climate and mysterious energy of Bled have always been thought to have special healing powers. The 'Živa' Spa & Wellness centre at the Hotel Golf will satisfy anyone looking for some invigoration or a soothing rest. The Luisa Studio at the Grand Hotel Toplice is another centre dedicated to elegant baths - a paradise for fans of rest and relaxation.

    Local Culture: Bled castle should be one of the highlights of any holiday. Although much of the building has been updated in relatively recent times, Romanesque elements can still be found in the walls and the late-Gothic chapel. The local cuisine is another major draw, try some fantastic regional flavours such as Karst ham, deer prosciutto, beef in Karst sauce with grilled polenta, veal stew, cottage cheese roulades & speciality cakes

    Festivals: The fantastic 'Bled days' festival climaxes at the end of the night with a spectacular display of thousands of egg shell candles lighting up the lake, followed by fireworks (normally held on the 4th weekend in July). Also, throughout July is the Bled International Music Festival.

    Evening atmosphere: Although the resort can be bustling in high season, generally the town is relatively laid back and relaxed. There are some great places to enjoy the glorious sun set across the lake.

    Why not try -

    • A horse and carriage ride can take you up to the medieval Bled Castle, with its fascinating museum and terraced restaurant offering breathtaking views
    • Take a 'Pletna' ride across the lake

    Other information

    In the summer months there are numerous events, ranging from village festivals to religious holidays in the area. The festival not to be missed is the 'Bled Days festival' which climaxes at the end of the night with a spectacular display of thousands of egg shell candles lighting up the lake, followed by fireworks (normally held on the 4th weekend in July). Also, throughout July is the Bled International Music Festival.

    · Lake Bled boasts a beautiful lakeside setting for a relaxing break · Slovenia offers great value shopping, eating and drinking · This is a superb base for exploring the area with plenty of interesting excursions

    Twin centre suggestion

    Discover more of Slovenia by combining (for example) Hotel Riviera in Portorož with the Hotel Golf in Lake Bled.

    Transfer to your second centre is usually by coach or minibus and may be via the airport. Call us to book.

    Weddings

    Lake Bled is a truly magical setting for your special day. Get married in a fairytale castle overlooking the lake or have a blessing on the tiny wooded island 'Maria of the Lake' with its onion domed baroque church. You can stay in any of our hotels but for a touch of luxury we recommend the impressive Grand Hotel Toplice or the modern Hotel Park right on the lake. Take a look online for our handpicked selection of gorgeous ceremony venues, or give us a call.

    Special offers for summer 15

    Pre-book 3 full day excursions and receive a half day trip, in resort, absolutely free!

Accommodation in Lake Bled

  • Garni Hotel Berc

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Sat 16 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Bed and breakfast

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £470 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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  • Grand Hotel Toplice

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Sat 16 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Half board

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £592 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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  • Hotel Astoria

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Sat 16 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Half board

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £414 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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  • Hotel Golf

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Wed 27 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Half board

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £549 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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  • Hotel Jelovica

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Sat 16 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Half board

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £380 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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  • Hotel Kompas

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Sat 16 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Half board

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £400 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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  • Hotel Krim

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Sat 16 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Half board

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £370 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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  • Hotel Park

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Sat 16 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Half board

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £510 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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  • Hotel Savica

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Sat 16 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Half board

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £444 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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  • Pension Kaps

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Sat 16 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Bed and breakfast

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £410 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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  • Pension Mayer

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Sat 16 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Half board

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £464 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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  • Penzion Berc

    in Lake Bled, Slovenia

    Ratings

    With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

    Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

    Based on 2 sharing, Sat 16 May 2015, 7 nights, London Stansted, Bed and breakfast

    • £100 off per booking

    Prices from (details)

    £390 per person

    inc. £100.00 total party discount

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Ratings

With all the various national tourist boards applying widely varying criteria to hotel ratings, the whole question of international hotel grades has become confused. We have therefore applied our own 'rating', representing the general standards of that country in order that fairer comparisons can be made.

Please note: rating may differ from the official star rating of the local tourist board. Our classifications take into account not only the basic facilities, but also the location, leisure facilities, general character and atmosphere of the hotel, as well as customer feedback. Chalet ratings give comparisons with other chalets but do not provide like for like comparisons with the ratings of full service hotels.

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