In the guide to Bled you will find here, is out of date but much of what it contains is generally correct. Since I was last here, there have been several changes. In addition to the traditional restaurants “gostilna”, “oštarija“, and “restavracija” a new word has appeared: “Steakhouse”.
For many people Lake Bled is a health destination
Ana Pirih continues the tradition of healthy outdoor exercise, but brings her unique twist with Yoga Bled
Christmas is a very special time in Bled with events celebrating the season and the history of the lake.
These are personal favourites. They are all good in their own way.
One of my favourite bands in one of my favourite places Larkin Poe, Okarina festival Bled 2019
Altitude Activities is another professional adventure tourism and sports activities agency who provide services to the more adventurous traveller.
Most “pubs” are also restaurants. But there are a few really good bars. The best are for locals,
Slovenia is a coffee drinking nation. Coffee is often not a destination, but a pitstop on the way. That is reflected in the wide availability and sometimes limited choice.
Matjaž Repnik has been teaching diving at Lake Bled for about three years. He and other enthusiasts also participate in the annual lake clean up.
People come to Bled all year round, but the busiest time is, unsurprisingly, the summer. But “off season” Bled can be at it’s best.
There is always something to bring you back to Bled. During each season you will discover something to attract you.
Slovenia is in the Eurozone (and Schengen area) of the European Union. It is easy to find automatic teller machines and there are two easily accessible banks.
This is the 2018 edition of Firsthand Guide to Bled, so a little out of date, but like its author still useful……
This is the 2018 edition of Firsthand Guide to Bled, so a little out of date, but like its author still useful.
In 2017 and 2018 I published A Firsthand Guide to Bled, Slovenia. This is the 2018 edition.
This is a list of the podcast episodes for Bled Stories – stories and people from Lake Bled.
In 2017 and 2018 I published A Firsthand Guide to Bled, Slovenia. This is the 2018 edition. I’m happy to provide this to anyone interested with the advisory note that parts may well be out of date.
This is a very small selection of items you might see on a menu. If you are a bit more hesitant about trying new tastes, give these a go as an introduction.
The whole point of Firsthand Guides is to give you personal recommendations of places the writer has been. The suggestions are my personal choices. They are places I, my family and my friends like.
This is the 2018 edition of Firsthand Guide to Bled, so a little out of date, but like its author still useful…