Built into a steep cliff above the lake, Bled Castle offers magnificent views of the small island on the lake, two nearby towns, and the surrounding mountains. German Emperor Henry II donated the castle buildings, arranged around two courtyards, to the bishop of Brixen in 1011. The castle features interesting historical exhibits and a small chapel. Visit the wine cellar and ask the monks to tell you stories about the castle and Slovenia's wine regions. On a clear day, you can see all the way to the Julian Alps from the castle's terraces. A visit to Bled Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bled road trip planner to plot your vacation.
Tours To Bled Castle
Lake Bled and Bled Castle Tour from Ljubljana BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $83
Duration: 5 hours
Bled Castle and Vintgar Gorge Half Day Trip BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $83
Duration: 4 hours
Bled Castle Reviews
The views of the gorgeous lake from the Castle makes it worth a visit. Also a personalized stamp shop but it takes a long time to get the stamps during peak season of tourists. About a 10 min walk... more »
Its absolutely worthless to go in and pay an entrance fee of 11 euros, 6 for students i think. The museum inside is absolutely mediocre at best. The views are spectacular which you can see without... more »
The most stunning views and tranquil castle. Tour via QR code was a great touch and gave little 1-3 minute overviews of each area. Wine cellar and forge were our favourite parts! Great guys working who gave a really insightful overview of their areas. Loved it!
The views up here are fantastic. The climb up isn’t too bad either. We managed it in the rain, however, at the top, be warned the cobblestones are extremely slippery when wet! I can’t remember exactly how much it cost to enter the castle, however it was a bit steep for me as a student on a budget! Would definitely visit at least for the views, however I do regret not going inside.
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