Bled Property - Slovenian Property at Its Best

By: Kelly Price

Slovenia has recently been voted one of the top 10 investment destinations in the world and has a forecast growth rate of up to 300% in the next 10 years and Bled property is a popular choice for overseas buyers and here we will look at the advantages of buying property in Bled.

The northwestern town of Bled is Slovenia's most popular resort, with around half a million visitors a year. These visitors, however, tend to spread out soon after arrival, since one of Bled's attractions is its close proximity to Triglav National Park.

The town of Bled has stunning views and at the heart of its charm is its captivating alpine lake.

Bled Island has for centuries been the symbol of the area. It can be visited on one of the 'pletna'-boats, and it is customary to climb the 99 steps to the chapel to ring the wishing bell for luck. Bled castle looms over the lake and offers a stunning view across the entire Bled region.

The surrounding area offers some of Slovenia's highest peaks of the Julian Alps and are popular with skiers.

To get to the town of Bled is easy, Ljubljana - Brnik International Airport is 36 km away. Bled is only 40 minutes, from the capital Ljubljana by car and Bled is only 47 km from Slovenia's borders with Austria and Italy.

Bled property prices are on the rise as the large increase in foreign visitors and prices are rising in response as well as local demand.

Bled is located in the Gorenjska which is the most popular with tourists in Slovenia. This region is home to most of Slovenia's highest mountain peaks, including the highest mountain Mount Triglav.

This region offers some of the most beautiful and breathtaking scenery in all Slovenia. The alpine town of Kranska Gora is the most popular with skiers The Julian Alps and the stunning Triglav National Park are within the region as are the two "great lakes" of Lake Bled (were looking at in this article) and Lake Bohinj.

The beauty of the area itself and the fact it is close to a number of major attractions makes Bled property an attractive long term investment for capital gains

Bled Beauty

Lake Bled is beautiful, only about three miles in diameter. Bled is located and takes its name from the lake. The island in the middle of the lake has for centuries been a symbol of Bled, a destination which attracts visitors from all over the world.

Foot and bicycle paths circles the lake and the journey around the lake takes about an hour by foot. The best view of the lake and the soaring mountains that surround it are best seen from Bled Castle. The castle is perched on a rocky outcrop about 100 meters over the Lake.

Bled Today

The town of Bled is an important convention centre and tourist resort and is a thriving bustling town and has many hotels, bars and restaurants.

The area offers a wide range of sport activities (golf, fishing, hiking riding, canoeing) and buying Bled property can give you access not only to great capital gains but also a strong rental letting market.

The area is already one of the most popular in Slovenia and with its beauty and convenient location for other attractions its popularity will continue to grow and so do will Bled property investment values.

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