Articles associated with - Bled

5. Countryside and village walk near Bled, Slovenia

21-Sep-2009

Walk 5 – a countryside and village ramble near Bled, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Collected apples near Peči

Collected apples near Peči

A pleasant ramble through fields and villages on the outskirts of Bled, visiting Koritno, Bodešče, Ribno and crossing the Sava Bohinjka river, twice.

Start/Finish – Bled

Sava Bohinjka

Sava Bohinjka

Distance – 12km/7.5miles

Height gain – less than 100m

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4. Vintgar Gorge, near Bled, Slovenia

21-Sep-2009

Walk 4 – the Vintgar Gorge, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Vintgar Gorge, Slovenia

Vintgar Gorge, Slovenia

Our walk leads you from Bled through villages and forest to the Vintgar Gorge, where you walk on boardwalks above the rushing Radovna River in this narrow and dramatic ravine.  We return through more pretty villages and fields back to Bled.  If its too   … Read the rest

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3. Pokljuška Soteska, near Bled, Slovenia

21-Sep-2009

Walk 3 – Pokljuška Soteska, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Pokljuška Luknja cave

Pokljuška Luknja cave

Discover a dramatic ravine only a few miles away from Bled.  A short walk that is full of surprises.  The Bled Tourist Office website has some extra information.

Pokljuška Soteska

Pokljuška Soteska

Start/Finish – at the gorge car park or Krnica

Distance – 3km/1.9miles

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2. Bled to Kupljenik, Slovenia

20-Sep-2009

Walk 2 – to Kupljenik and back, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Lake Bled and the Church of the Assumption

Lake Bled and the Church of the Assumption

Rural Slovenia in a nutshell.  Delightful villages, quite country lanes, hayracks, old churches and shrines.  Escape the hubbub of Bled for a few hours!

Decorated barn near Selo

Decorated barn near Selo

Start/Finish – Bled

Distance – 13.5km/8.4miles

Height gain – 220m  … Read the rest

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Bled, Slovenia

20-Sep-2009
Lake Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bled, Slovenia

Bled is undoubtably Slovenia’s jewel in the crown and this is borne out by the 1000’s of visitors who come to stay, walk around Lake Bled, visit the Castle and take a pletna boat across to the church on the lake’s island.  Some come to get married too!  It is also a fine base from which   … Read the rest

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1. Lake Bled, Slovenia

19-Sep-2009

Walk 1 – around Lake Bled, from a Walking Guide of Slovenia.

Pletna and Bled Castle, Slovenia

Pletna and Bled Castle, Slovenia

Probably the most popular walk in Slovenia!  An easy walk with superb views over Lake Bled (Blejsko Jezero), Bled Castle and to the surrounding mountains.  We add a little extra spice by climbing (quite steeply) up to the viewpoint on the hill   … Read the rest

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