Built into a steep cliff above the lake, Bled Castle offers magnificent views of the small island on the lake, two nearby towns, and the surrounding mountains. German Emperor Henry II donated the castle buildings, arranged around two courtyards, to the bishop of Brixen in 1011. The castle features interesting historical exhibits and a small chapel. Visit the wine cellar and ask the monks to tell you stories about the castle and Slovenia's wine regions. On a clear day, you can see all the way to the Julian Alps from the castle's terraces. A visit to Bled Castle represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bled road trip planner to plot your vacation.
Tours To Bled Castle
Lake Bled and Bled Castle Tour from Ljubljana BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $78
Duration: 5 hours
Bled Castle and Vintgar Gorge Half Day Trip BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $85
Duration: 4 hours
Bled Castle Reviews
We hiked up to the castle and it was well worth it! I only wish we had gone later in the evening so we could've seen the sunset from there! more »
It's one of the top sights in Bled, really worth to see. However if you decide to hike up the hill from the lakeside, it's not clearly signed and it's not the most comfortable of walks. We ended up... more »
The most stunning views and tranquil castle. Tour via QR code was a great touch and gave little 1-3 minute overviews of each area. Wine cellar and forge were our favourite parts! Great guys working who gave a really insightful overview of their areas. Loved it!
Magnificent castle! Worth every cents to come all the way here to visit this castle. Deep history. Wonderful beauty. Majestically display. Up here can view Bled lake and Bled island so clearly. The museum display also very nice and meaningful. Highly recommend to all to come and visit this place when visit Ljubljana!
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