Lakeside Retreat: Vacationing in Bled, Slovenia

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One of the most underrated European cities to visit is Bled, Slovenia. The city is located in Northwestern Slovenia, close to the border of Austria. 

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Bled is famous for its location at the foot of the Julian Alps and is home to many famous landmarks, including Lake Bled, Bled Castle, Bled Island, and the Triglav National Park. 

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Peak Season (June-August): This is a great time to visit for those looking to enjoy longer days and spend time outdoors swimming, hiking, & sunny weather. 

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This Medieval castle is not only a great place to visit for breathtaking views but also for those looking to learn more about the castle and Bled’s unique history.

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Visit Bled Castle

If you are looking for an adventure and some exercise, consider taking a rowboat out on Lake Bled. This is the perfect activity to appreciate the beauty of Bled, and it’s a one-of-a-kind experience.

Explore Lake Bled

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Not only is the church beautiful, but it has a rich history dating back to the 15th century.  One of the most popular things to do is to ring the bell three times and make a wish!

Assumption of Maria Church

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This national park has some truly breathtaking scenery of the surrounding Julian Alps and is the perfect place to visit for those looking to enjoy nature. 

Triglav National Park

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Try barley soup, dumplings, stew, and sausage. One of the most famous dishes that specifically comes from Bled is their tasty dessert, Bled Cream Cake, also referred to as Kremšnita.

Bled’s Culinary Scene

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