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Jun 12, 2008
Your holidays can be enjoyable and memorable at the Lake Bled, Slovania. The nature has gifted the Lake Bled is gifted by the weather of sub-alpine type, with curvature springs and with a beautiful and relaxing small island in the middle with a castle on top of it. A spectacular and a beautiful view of the nature can be obtained from the top of the castle. Grand mountains surround the island along competing with the stylish hotels. Bled has one best thing to do during the vacation-take the "pletna" boat around in order to explore the beauty of the small island in addition to the popular wishing bell. Bled is perfectly a place that a traveler would like to visit as the location is popular because of its recreational and B&B's, pensions, variety of hotels and friendly locals. If you are looking for fun, rest and recreation, then Bled is the best place that suits your desires.

What to see when in Bled?

Lake Bled

Lake Bled is a giant river measuring about 2120 meters length and 180-500 meters wide. The deepest point of the lake is measured to be approximately 30 meters. Walking along the lake would usually take an hour. It would take even a day because of the cafes, restaurants and bars present along the way. The lake has its existence due to a glacier that slipped-off into the valley from the mountains 14000 years back. The attractive lake has found its formation as a result of this. Approximately 19 varieties of fish can be found making it a wonderful place for fishing. Activities regarding swimming and rowing also can be found at the place. During winter the lake completely freezes to an extent where one can go skating on it.

The Lake Bled Castle

The Lake Bled castle can be found on a rock that is approximately 100 meters above the level of the lake. The castle is one amongst the best sceneries in the whole Bled. It was though to be gifted to the Bishop of Brixen by the German Emperor Henrik II in the year 1004 as the place conceitedly reveals the rich history and viewing sections of the castle through the centuries. The visitors can visit the castle right from 9 am till 6pm based depending on the weather and the season. Historical artifacts such as the old print house, old furniture and the wine cellar of the castle can be found in the castle.

Lake Bled Island

Bled Island is the only natural island of Slovenia and is declared as one amongst the most attractive places of the Europe to impress the millions of visitors across the world. Visitors will have to climb several stairs in order to the church of St Mary. If you are planning for your marriage here, you can find the wishing bells as the romantic place for your occasion. You even can find souvenir shops, outstanding restaurants and ice cream shops in the place.

Vintgar Gorge

Vintgar Gorge has been created by Radovna, a mountain river, running with 3km length and several meters width. The wooden path is fixed facing the canyon rocks. The gorge elongates its path through the rocks and is smoothened by the Radovna's pools, rapids and waterfall.
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