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Bled Island, Bled

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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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  • You can be rowed to the island, take a "normal" boat, or hire a boat and row yourself. I just admired the island from afar while I walked round the whole lake. Gorgeous views. 
    You can be rowed to the island, take a "normal" boat, or hire a boat and row yourself. I just admired the island from afar while I walked round the whole lake. Gorgeous views.  more »
  • This looks interesting but I could not get a boat out to it on the day i visited which was a shame. Can be seen from lakeside and from the castle. 
    This looks interesting but I could not get a boat out to it on the day i visited which was a shame. Can be seen from lakeside and from the castle.  more »
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  • You can be rowed to the island, take a "normal" boat, or hire a boat and row yourself. I just admired the island from afar while I walked round the whole lake. Gorgeous views.
  • Such an amazing view. When visiting ljubljana, you better passby lake bled for this amazing view. Very picturesque and instagram worthy. They have boats (manually maneuvered) which are quite expensive (15eur) if you wanna have a quick visit to the lake bled island which hosts a church. The island alone is very small and you can literally finish it within less than 10min. But the important feature you are paying, is the view. Especially if you are into taking shots. If not, then basically nothing to see on the island and just take some good shots around the lake.

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