Slovenia Walking

2. Bled to Kupljenik, Slovenia

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

A walk to Kupljenik – 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

Time – 3h56min

Grade – An easy walk on good paths, tracks and road.  One steep climb of 220m to Kupljenik.

Recommended map(s) – are either the 1:50 000 Triglavski Narodni Park vzhodni del (eastern) or the Julijske Alpe map published by PZS, plus there is also a 1:30 000 Bled map published by GZS

Equipment – Walking shoes or boots. See our clothing and walking equipment page for more recommendations.

Refreshments on route – Shop in Bohinjska Bela; shop and bars at Mlino.

Updates to the 2019, 5th Edition – There are no updates.

Public transport – Bled is easily reached by bus or train, although the railway station situated above the north-western shore of the lake is inconveniently placed for the resort centre and hotels.

Accommodation in Bled – Bled has a huge range of accommodation to choose from.

There are also two camping sites nearby. You will need to book in the summer months! Visit our “Holiday in Bled” page for more information.

Walking to Kupljenik, Slovenia
Walking to Kupljenik, Slovenia

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