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Bled Island, Bled

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Island · Religious Site
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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. To visit Bled Island and get the most from your holiday in Bled, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bled trip planner.
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  • We rowed across to the island and spend some time exploring, as well as getting an ice cream. We decided not to visit the church due to the cost and previous reviews, but visiting the island was a... 
    We rowed across to the island and spend some time exploring, as well as getting an ice cream. We decided not to visit the church due to the cost and previous reviews, but visiting the island was a...  more »
  • The islad is nice but the boat ride is overprised (15e pp) and it lasts less than 10 min. The view from the islad is beautifull but there's another ripoff when you enter the island. Tickets for... 
    The islad is nice but the boat ride is overprised (15e pp) and it lasts less than 10 min. The view from the islad is beautifull but there's another ripoff when you enter the island. Tickets for...  more »
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  • 6km walk around the lake With fantastic views.
  • Such a lovely and peaceful place to visit!

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