Lake Bled

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Bled has a stunningly picturesque quality, a jewel like lake, tiny island with its bijou of a church, castle overlooking the town from a high crag, and towering Alpine peaks in the background. Lake Bled’s famous little island with its picturesque church of holly Maria was visited first by pilgrims in early 14c, and villagers of nearby town possess a hereditary right granted by the Empress Maria Theresa in the 18th century to build and operate type of small boat called pletna.

The boat pletna is the biggest attraction on today’s lake bled tour and its believed that the if you ring the bell on the church of Holly Maria on the island your wish will come true. In the end you mustn’t leave without trying the famous Bled cream cake and with it complete your Lake Bled experience.