Entertainment of Bled, Slovenia

by : Tatyana Kogut.

Bled is a famous Slovenian ski and balneal resort which stands by a mountain lake. The place is filled with a special fabulous atmosphere. Surrounded by forests and mountains, it is often called the real pearl of Slovenia.

Starting from the 20th century Bled has been the countrys travel centre, with many attractions offered to its visitors. Lake Bled will astonish you with its beauty. At winter time the lake is covered with snow and lots of people come here to skate. You will also enjoy skating at the citys Ice Hall  an indoor ice rink. New Year is the best time to visit the Hall, as there wonderful ice entertainment organised at the rink.

As you can understand, Bled is an ideal location for active winter vacations. The skiing season starts in the end of December and lasts till the end of April. The nearest ski track  Straza, is found 150 km from the centre of Bled. Its length is 1000 meters, the height ranges from 503 to 634 meters. The track is equipped with a chairlift. Skiing lessons are also offered. To get to the Straza, use free buses that set off from many resorts hotels.

Situated not far from the Bled lake (at about 15 km distance), Pokljuka is a well-known plateau where they hold World Cup Biathlon.

In addition to well-equipped ski tracks, the resort offers ski equipment rental offices, numerous shops and restaurants. And if you are fond of night entertainment, you will like local clubs, bars and discos.

Another good way to spend your time at Bled is to make a fiacre ride around the lake. Summer time is perfect for a boat trip. And if you prefer active sports, visit local fitness centers, tennis-courts, or hire a bicycle. There is also one of the best and the oldest golf clubs found in Bled.

The resort is a perfect place for those fond of horseriding  guests can take advantage of numerous clubs, horseriding schools and a race track not far from Bled.

There are two beaches located by the lake so, having bathed in invigorating waters of lake Bled, go to observe local natural attractions. One of them is the Triglav National Park which is renowned not only for its excellent ecology, incredible and diversified landscapes and a border with two countries: Italy and Austria, but also for the fact that the highest mountain in Slovenia, three-headed Triglav mountain is located here. Its peak (2864 meters high) is depicted on the countrys flag.

Extreme lovers have long been attracted by local parks, where one will find deep gorges of Mlinaritz, Tolminka and Vintgar, high ridges of the Julian Alps, Pokljuka valley, picturesque Lakes Valley, magnificent Savica and Pericnik waterfalls and of course impetuous Soca and Sava rivers.

Tourists of various interests come to spend their time here. For instance, mountain-climbers can subdue mountain peaks that lie on the Slovenian Alpine road whereas fishermen can relax by one of numerous local ponds and reservoirs. As for those who are fond of trekking, they can make their way to the house of the deity that rules the sky and the land  to the Triglavs peak. Bikers are advised to make a ride around the Bled, Bohin and Otocec suburbs.

Well, to cut the story shortFree Web Content, anyone fond of nature will find a proper entertainment in Bled.