Bled Island, Bled

Ride a traditional wooden boat called a "pletna" or rent your own boat and row to Bled Island rising above the surface of a glacial lake. This Ice Age limestone glacial deposit covered with trees is thought to have been inhabited since prehistoric times. Archaeological excavations have uncovered traces of Slavic settlements from the 9th and 10th centuries. Legend has it that the present stone Baroque church was built on the remains of an ancient temple dedicated to the Slavic goddess of fertility. Climb the monumental 99 steps leading up to the church and ring the "wishing bell" above the church nave. Use our Bled trip planner to add Bled Island and other attractions to your Bled vacation plans.
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  • I was told that I didn't have a tummy to go in the winter, but in an editorial for almost an hour? It's a long- The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The staff were very friendly and very friendly.
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  • Took pletna from nearby shore with excited group of tourists. 10 minute trip to island where we only had 25 mins to dash around and scoff ice cream. No fee to land but return trip 15 € on boat. Didn’t...  more »
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  • Must see experience with stunning views, fresh air and nature all around.
  • Quiet and stunning place with fantastic 370 degrees views of Bled lake. Is very small island but st the same time very unique, the only way to reach is by boat or swimming if you are a good one. The island have a fantastic coffee shop where they del the most amazing local cakes, ice creams and coffee. Highly recommend it this place to visit and enjoy the nature and views.
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