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Lake Bled Slovenia Holidays

Break Available: April - October is recommended time
3 Night Break

Price Per Person: From £1,145 (Incl Flights)

This is one of our favourite breaks! This Slovenia Break based at Lake Bled is set in a stunning setting with a wonderful atmosphere – perfect for a romantic short break!

Experience peace, relaxation and wonderful nature whilst staying in a beautiful hotel overlooking the lake. A local guide will share with you Slovenia’s hidden gems making this unique and bespoke trip a lovely romantic weekend break away.

Highlights

  • 3 nights in lakeview room in 5 Star Grand Toplice Hotel
  • Private Horse and Carriage ride
  • Pletna Boat trip to Bled island
  • Private tour of Bled castle
  • Private tour of Ljubljana
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Day by Day Itinerary
 
 

DAY 1
Private Lake Bled Transfer from Ljubljana to start your Lake Bled Slovenia Holiday. Horse and Carriage ride around the lake

DAY 1
Private Lake Bled Transfer from Ljubljana to start your Lake Bled Slovenia Holiday. Horse and Carriage ride around the lake

On arrival in Ljubljana your private driver and guide will meet and transfer you to your Lake Bled hotel, The Grand Hotel Toplice, where your lake view room awaits.

Once settled in start your weekend luxury break with a leisurely horse and carriage tour around the beautiful Lake Bled- a relaxed way to start your Lake Bled weekend break.

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DAY 2
Private Tour to visit Bled Castle & shared Boat to Church

DAY 2
Private Tour to visit Bled Castle & shared Boat to Church

Breakfast at hotel

Take a private tour to Bled Castle which stands on the dominant rocky edge above Lake Bled. It is the oldest medieval fortresses in Slovenia, and from the terraces there are magnificent views towards the Julian Alps, the lake and island below. Take time to have a drink and soak up the views.

Finally take the traditional “Pletna”, Bleds unique hand powered boat which transfers guests to the island to visit the church and ring the bell, a centuries old tradition which assures, unlike other bells, to really make wishes come true!!

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DAY 3
Day at Leisure to enjoy relaxing at the Hotel and its surrounds or A La Carte Optional Extra’s

DAY 3
Day at Leisure to enjoy relaxing at the Hotel and its surrounds or A La Carte Optional Extra’s

Today you have at leisure to enjoy the serenity and charm of Lake Bled. For those looking to explore more there are plenty of optional extras to choose from.

A la Carte Optional Extras

  • Hot Air Ballooning over Lake Bled
  • Private guide to the Bohinj Valley
  • Visit Postojna Caves and Lipica stud farm - Slovenia
  • Horse Riding in the Bohinj Valley
  • Panoramic Flight over Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj or Julian Alps
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A la Carte Optional Extras

Hot Air Ballooning over Lake Bled

What could be more evocative than soaring above Lake Bled in the early morning and enjoying the stillness and silence with views of the mountains, Bled and its castle?

The Balloon flight lasts just under an hour and your journey takes you as low as 50 metres above Lake Bled and up to a maximum of 500 meters. This unusual adventure is finished off with a glass of sparkling wine. These are available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only.

Price per person: From £215 (Shared Flights)

Price per person: From £305 (Private Flight for 2)

Hot air balloon over Bled Church, Slovenia
Air balloon over Lake Bled with island and castle in Slovenia
Hot air balloon over Lake Bled

Private guide to the Bohinj Valley

Lake Bohinj is Slovenia’s largest natural glacial lake and is a wonderful place to relax with the beautiful untouched Triglav National Park all around you. Take a cable car up to Mount Vogel for a birds eye view stretching 100s of kilometres. Downhill skiing can also be organised in the winter and spring for those interested.

The journey back to Bled will take you through the rustic villages of the Upper Bohinj valley where you will be able to see traditional architecture and farm lands.

Price Per Person: From £175

Bohinj valley, Bled, Slovenia
Bohinj valley, Bled, Slovenia
Bohinj valley, Bled, Slovenia

Visit Postojna Caves and Lipica stud farm - Slovenia

Some people say that if you have seen one cave system you have seen them all. This is not the case! The stalactites and stalagmites make the Postojna Cave system one of the worlds most dramatic and extensive. Exploring the caves is by electric train and on foot.

Few people know that the world famous Lipizzaner horses come from Lipica, a small village in the Slovene Karst region. The Lipica Stud Farm has a 400 year old tradition and has preserved the breeding of pure Lipizzaners for equestrian sports and classic riding schools. Enjoy a tour of the stud farm and the opportunity to see the horses perform. Note: Sunday/Tuesday/Friday only

Please note the transfers are private but the actual visits will be with groups

Price Per Person: From £185

Postojna Caves, Bled, Slovenia
Beautiful lipizzaner from Lipica stud farm in Slovenia
Postojna Caves, Bled, Slovenia

Horse Riding in the Bohinj Valley

Explore some of the beautiful landscape in Slovenia on horseback. The length of the ride can be adjusted according to your wishes but is not recommended for beginners.

Price Per Person: From £140

Bohinj Valley, Bled, Slovenia
Bohinj Valley, Bled, Slovenia
Bohinj Valley, Bled, Slovenia

Panoramic Flight over Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj or Julian Alps

Panoramic flights with stunning view over Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj or the Julian Alps are available. These are in a small plane such as a Cessna which take a maximum of 3 passengers.

Price Per Plane: Flight over Lake Bled – 15 mins – £160

Price Per Plane: Flight over Lake Bohinj – 30 mins – £230

Price Per Plane: Flight over Mt Triglav- Julian Alps – 45 mins – £305

Bled Church island, Slovenia
Bled church island, Slovenia

DAY 4
Private Tour Of Ljubljana and then flight home after your Lake Bled Slovenia Holiday

DAY 4
Private Tour Of Ljubljana and then flight home after your Lake Bled Slovenia Holiday

Private transfer to Ljubljana for short city tour. Ljubljana as a capital city still retains the warmth and charm of the medieval town it is. The architecture of the city centre has lots of contrasting styles from art nouveau mansions to chic modern buildings with narrow cobbled streets squeezed between the castle slopes and the Ljubljanica river. In the summer the numerous cafes and restaurants move outdoors, to create a lively Mediterranean feel.

Finally end your special weekend break by taking a train ride up to the Ljubljana Castle for spectacular views across the entire city.

Private transport to airport for flight home after your Lake Bled Slovenia Holiday.

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Accommodation

Where You'll Stay

Grand Hotel Toplice, Lake Bled

Grand Hotel Toplice, Slovenia
Grand Hotel Toplice, Slovenia
Grand Hotel Toplice, Slovenia
Grand Hotel Toplice, Slovenia

Grand Hotel Toplice, Lake Bled

The completely renovated Grand Hotel Toplice is situated on the shore of the picturesque Lake Bled and offers a spectacular view of the island, the medieval cliff-top castle and the Julian Alps.

Noted for its traditional and pleasant ambience, it will delight guests. Both hotel restaurants serve exquisite national and international dishes as well as superb Slovenian wines.

The Grand Hotel Toplice offers a thermal swimming pool, a whirlpool, a private lido and a host of wellness services. Guests may also enjoy the Finnish, Turkish or infrared saunas, the solarium and the gymnasium or alternatively have a flutter in the Casino.

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Optional Extras
Hot Air Ballooning over Lake Bled
Hot air balloon over Bled Church, Slovenia

What could be more evocative than soaring above Lake Bled in the early morning and enjoying the stillness and silence with views of the mountains, Bled and its castle?

The Balloon flight lasts just under an hour and your journey takes you as low as 50 metres above Lake Bled and up to a maximum of 500 meters. This unusual adventure is finished off with a glass of sparkling wine. These are available Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays only.

Price per person: From £215 (Shared Flights)

Price per person: From £305 (Private Flight for 2)

Private guide to the Bohinj Valley
Bohinj valley, Bled, Slovenia

Lake Bohinj is Slovenia’s largest natural glacial lake and is a wonderful place to relax with the beautiful untouched Triglav National Park all around you. Take a cable car up to Mount Vogel for a birds eye view stretching 100s of kilometres. Downhill skiing can also be organised in the winter and spring for those interested.

The journey back to Bled will take you through the rustic villages of the Upper Bohinj valley where you will be able to see traditional architecture and farm lands.

Price Per Person: From £175

Visit Postojna Caves and Lipica stud farm - Slovenia
Postojna Caves, Bled, Slovenia

Some people say that if you have seen one cave system you have seen them all. This is not the case! The stalactites and stalagmites make the Postojna Cave system one of the worlds most dramatic and extensive. Exploring the caves is by electric train and on foot.

Few people know that the world famous Lipizzaner horses come from Lipica, a small village in the Slovene Karst region. The Lipica Stud Farm has a 400 year old tradition and has preserved the breeding of pure Lipizzaners for equestrian sports and classic riding schools. Enjoy a tour of the stud farm and the opportunity to see the horses perform. Note: Sunday/Tuesday/Friday only

Please note the transfers are private but the actual visits will be with groups

Price Per Person: From £185

Horse Riding in the Bohinj Valley
Bohinj Valley, Bled, Slovenia

Explore some of the beautiful landscape in Slovenia on horseback. The length of the ride can be adjusted according to your wishes but is not recommended for beginners.

Price Per Person: From £140

Panoramic Flight over Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj or Julian Alps
Bled Church island, Slovenia

Panoramic flights with stunning view over Lake Bled, Lake Bohinj or the Julian Alps are available. These are in a small plane such as a Cessna which take a maximum of 3 passengers.

Price Per Plane: Flight over Lake Bled – 15 mins – £160

Price Per Plane: Flight over Lake Bohinj – 30 mins – £230

Price Per Plane: Flight over Mt Triglav- Julian Alps – 45 mins – £305

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Price Per Person: From £1,145 (Incl Flights)
What's included & departure airports

What's Included?

  • Flights from the UK with one hold bag per person
  • Private Tour Bled Castle and Shared Pletna Ride
  • Private tour of Ljubljana
  • Private Horse and Carriage Ride
  • 3 nights at Hotel Toplice with lake view room
  • Private Airport Transfers

Departure Airports 

Stansted: All days
Luton: Sat – Tues or Thurs- Sun only for direct flights
Gatwick: Fri-Mon, Sun-Wed only for direct flights

Our international clients are welcome to book their own flights.

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Testimonials

"We had a fantastic experience thank you! The location was sublime, the local guide service was first class. The guides even helped find me a location to propose to my partner! I’ll definitely look to use you again"

"Our superb guide Luke was knowledgeable, friendly and so, so helpful. 10/10 again for the most wonderful holiday with a resounding 20/10 for Luke!!"

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