Bled Castle (Blejski Grad), Bled

Built into a steep cliff above the lake, Bled Castle (Blejski Grad) 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 (Blejski Grad) represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Bled road trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • They have more souvenirs shops than exhibitions, and the later are very poor. The views are amazing, but every hill or mountain will have them. Definitely not worth the time and money  more »
  • Long uphill but it was worth it ... spectacular place ... too bad that right now there was work renovation Anyway seen everything. ...
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  • I was very disappointed by the castle. I think it was a bit cheeky to ask for admission into the castle, as there was very little to do or see. We went on a very wet misty afternoon, which meant we co...  more »
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  • Castle on the cliff with amazing views" You can make your way to the top of this castle by vehicle or walk up the stairs from the lake. It doesn't take long but for those that have minimal fitness might find it challenging. The castle itself is stunning. You'll find the most beautiful scenery from the top and lots to look at and see. The locals are delightful and the interpretation signs answer all your questions. Well worth visiting
  • Nice view. Parking 3 Euro. Entry 11 Euro. Nothing really historic. This summer the church on the island is being renovated which really minders the view. Very touristic place. I recommend not to here on the weekends. The best is from the hill across the lake by the camp ground. The Lake is wonderful for swimming.
  • Amazing castle with a great view on the lake, I'm a student so the entrance fee was €7, for adults it's €11 and kids up to 14 years old need to pay €5. Also reachable by bus and car. There is a €1 bus from bled to the castle and other attractions. There is also a nice climb by foot. I would also pass by the church nearby the lake, it's really pretty.
  • Spectacular views but very commercialized and not at all like the other castles we’ve visited in Slovenia. More like a basic museum than a historic castle. The walking path from the lake up to the castle is very well maintained but steep for many of the people trying to walk it today. If you cannot climb steep stairs for 15-20 minutes you should take advantage of the parking at the top by the castle.
  • Beautiful view from the castle. 11€ for adult. 7€ for student 5€ for children below 14. Amazing pictures can be taken from the castle. It also have a restaurant, a forge, a museum and a Chapel as well. In the cellar an actual monk sells wine to people.
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