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From Ljubljana: Lake Bled and Bohinj Trip

1. From Ljubljana: Lake Bled and Bohinj Trip

Enjoy Bled, or the “Image of Paradise,” which has been attracting visitors with its breathtaking beauty for centuries. The calm and inviting waters of its lake spurred the tradition of making the typical ‘pletna’ boats back in the 12th century.  Optionally you can board one of these wooden beauties to reach the island, with its romantic church and mysterious wishing bell. Sightseeing in Bled continues with a visit to the impressive castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. Step back time in its museum and enjoy the unforgettable view of the surroundings. Surrounded by alluring summits, the Bohinj Valley charms visitors with its inspiring scenery, crystal lake waters, and the harmonious coexistence of man and nature. The picturesque lakeside boasts the frescoes of the Church of St. John the Baptist. You will have time to discover the legend of Zlatorog (Goldhorn), enjoy a stunning view over Mount Triglav, and try the hearty local cuisine.  Take your bathing suit with you in the summer and take a late dip in the lake.

From Ljubljana: Lake Bled & Postojna Cave with Entry Tickets

2. From Ljubljana: Lake Bled & Postojna Cave with Entry Tickets

Discover 2 of Slovenia's best natural attractions with a guide. Visit the charming town of Bled with its stunning lake and marvel at the stalagmites inside Postojna Cave. Meet your guide at your hotel in central Ljubljana and settle into your ride as you set out for 2 of Slovenia’s most enchanting natural wonders, Lake Bled and Postojna Cave. First, visit the Postojna Cave. Enter a mysterious world of underground passages, caverns, and great halls, decorated with dripstones, translucent curtains, and pillars in fascinating shapes and colors.  Return into the daylight and discover the astonishing Predjama Castle, the seat of the robber knight Erasmus. Learn about its history from your guide and admire views of lush, rural Slovenia. Then we are heading to the second natural wonder the breathtaking lake Bled. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of the best sites with your guide.  Take a trip on the emerald green waters of Lake Bled in one of the traditional 'Pletna' boats to discover Slovenia's only island and see if ringing the church bell grants your wishes.  Then, enjoy a pleasant stroll around the lake, climb up to the mysterious Bled Castle, or treat yourself to a piece (or 2) of delicious Bled cream cake. After that, sit back and relax on your ride back to Ljubljana. In the summer you can take bathing suits with you, to take a dip in the lake Please be advised that due to the the winter season and the shorter daylight hours, a portion of our tour may be conducted after dark. Additionally, participants should be aware that the Pletna boat ride might not be available during our afternoon tours because of their winter schedule. We appreciate your understanding, we strive to provide the best experience possible regardless of the season.

From Ljubljana: Lake Bled Day Tour

3. From Ljubljana: Lake Bled Day Tour

Embark on a day tour from Ljubljana to the enchanting Lake Bled, a jewel nestled in the Julian Alps. Discover the highlights of the area, including the charming town, Bled Castle, and the wonderful views of the lake. Start with pickup from your hotel or accommodation in Ljubljana. Travel to Lake Bled and enjoy a short Pletna boat ride to Bled Island, where the Church of the Assumption stands against the backdrop of the Julian Alps. Climb the 99 stone steps to the church and ring the “Wishing Bell." Then, enjoy a leisurely stroll along the picturesque lakeside promenade. Admire the swans gracefully gliding on the crystal-clear waters and take in the views of the surrounding mountains. For those seeking a bit of adventure, consider renting a rowboat to paddle around the lake or hike up to the Ojstrica viewpoint for a breathtaking panorama of Lake Bled. Before concluding your day, visit Bled Castle for a historical journey and panoramic views of the lake and its surroundings. Finally, relax on the return journey to the capital, with drop-off back at your accommodation.

From Zagreb: Private Tour of Ljubljana and Bled Lake

4. From Zagreb: Private Tour of Ljubljana and Bled Lake

Embark on an enchanting journey through Croatia and Slovenia with our Zagreb to Ljubljana and Bled Lake tour. Begin your adventure in the lively city of Zagreb, where you'll be greeted with a warm welcome and whisked away to explore its rich cultural heritage. After departing Zagreb, your first stop is the charming capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana. Marvel at the city's architectural beauty as you stroll along the banks of the Ljubljanica River and discover hidden gems in the picturesque Old Town. Ascend to Ljubljana Castle for panoramic views of the cityscape below, and uncover the secrets of this historic fortress. Continuing your journey, you'll journey towards the iconic Bled Lake, perched majestically on a cliff overlooking Lake Bled. Explore the medieval chambers of the castle and soak in the breathtaking scenery of the Julian Alps and pristine waters below. The pinnacle of your adventure awaits at Lake Bled, where you'll board a traditional pletna boat for a tranquil voyage to Bled Island. Explore the enchanting island and visit the iconic Church of the Assumption, where centuries of tradition and legend await. You'll uncover the hidden treasures and cultural wonders of these captivating destinations, creating memories to cherish for years to come. Join us for an unforgettable journey from Zagreb to Ljubljana and Bled Lake and Castle, where every moment is filled with discovery and delight.

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We had the best day on our tour, the lakes were beautiful and our tour guide Doda was great! Everything was taken care of and we were given a good amount of time to explore each location. Doda also taught us a lot about Slovenia and it’s history making for an entertaining journey.

I had a really great time during the tour! Especially I was amazed by the Cave as I didn’t expect it to be so big and captivating. Bled lake is a mesmerizing place to visit and chill. Our guide Roko was a very pleasant person, good driver and storyteller. Well done!

Mikhail was a fantastic guide. Enthusiastic and engaging. There were only 8 attendees and the tour was in a spacious van (not a bus). The day is very structured so there isn't really time to wander about. Highly recommend if you're wanting to visit these sites.

The tours was amazing and everything went very smoothly. We were a small ground and able to do everything at our own pace; it was lots or fun. The places are gorgeous too. I definitely recommend visiting both lakes!

Unbelievable and we had a fantastic tour guide named Luca!