Distances: Zagreb 200 km; Rijeka
190 km, Ljubljana 59 km,
Bohinj 19 km, Kobla 22 km, Vogel 30 km, Krvavec 39 km.
The nearest international airport at Brnik is 36 km away.
With immense natural beauty, Bled, together with its surroundings,
ranks among the most beautiful alpine resorts, renowned for its
mild, healing climate and thermal lake water. The beauty of the
mountains reflected on the lake, the sun, the serenity and the fresh
air arouse pleasant feelings in visitors throughout the year,
guaranteeing an ideal base or a relaxing break or an active holiday.
Bled attracts businessmen, artists, athletes, explorers, sport
enthusiasts, the old and the young, from all over the world,
enchanting them to return again and again.
Altitude 501 m, Castle Hill
604 m, Mt. Straža 646 m. Number of inhabitants 5476. Tourist
capacity 4000 beds. Lake: altitude 475 m, length 2120 m, width 1380
m, area 144 ha, maximum depth 30.6 m, maximum annual water
temperature is 26°C.
The thermal springs which
are led into the swimming pools at the Grand Hotel Toplice (23°C)
and the Park and Golf Hotels (28°C - the water is additionally
heated) enable pleasant swimming and successful treatment of stress
related illnesses, exhaustion, neurovegetative disorders and
age-related fatigue. Analyses of the thermal water at the Grand
Hotel Toplice were performed by Dr. V. Kletzinski.
These show the temperature of the
spring to be constant at 23°C. The breakdown of the analyses show
that 10 litres of water contain 1520 cm3 of free carbonic acid and
5.36 g of naturally occurring salts: 0.12 g of sodium chloride, 0.57
g of sodium sulphuric acid, 0.30 g of sodium carbonic acid, 2.31 g
of calcium carbonic acid, 1.16 g of magnesium carbonic acid, 0.44 g
of carbonic iron oxide acid, 0.27 g of silicic acid, clay phosphoric
salts, manganese and some other ingredients.
Bled's is a mild, healthy
sub-Alpine climate with the longest swimming season of any Alpine
resort. The ridges of the Julian Alps and the Karavanke protect it
from the chilly northern winds. During the summer months there is no
fog. The average monthly temperature in July is 19°C and in January
SKI RESORT VOGEL: (565m
Vogel is one of the ski resorts in Slovenia where you
can ski on natural snow also in the middle of April. Because
Vogel is part of the first high mountains that are on the
way from the clouds from Adriatic sea there falls more snow
than in other parts of the alps.
centre is located high above the beautiful Bohinj Lake. It
is a part of the Triglav National Park. In summer a bus
takes you right to the lower Vogel cable car station. In
winter you can get to Vogel with the Skibus, which drives
through all the Bohinj villages and Bled. There is a parking
lot in front of the lower Vogel cable car station, where you
can park your car or bus even for a longer period of time.
Ski resort: ski length 18 km: 12 km
heavy, 4.5 km middle, 1, 5 km easy;
Cross country skiing: 8 km.
Ski equipment: 1 x gondolska, 4
chair lifts, 4 drag lift,
capacity: 6600 skiers per hour.
Hot to get
SKI RESORT KOBLA: (540m
There are 3 double chair lifts and 3 drag lifts on Kobla.
The slopes are grassy when not covered with snow and their
difference in height is 940 m. You can choose the piste
running from the top of the double chair lift Kobla III
which is 6000 m long or the piste for beginners.
Ski School on Kobla is a chance to improve your technique
with the help of skilful instructors. Ski rental is also
Kobla is the only ski resort in Slovenia accessible by
train. The train drives in the directions from Koper to Nova
Gorica and from Ljubljana to Jesenice.
A snowmaking system is in operation on Kobla since 1993. The
artificial snow on the pists enables better quality of the
popular Kobla Ski resort.
SKI RESORT STRAŽA: (503m
Althrough Bled is not a classic alpine skiing sports centre,
those who like snow, the sworn alpine skiers and snow
boarders as well, are well provided for. The ski slope at
Straža is almost ideal, be it for visitors or for local
skiers. Only a short walk away from the centre of Bled, it
is equipped with a double chair-lift and a rope tow and has
artificial snow making equipment as well as lighting for
The bottom post of the
chair-lift is at an altitude of 503 m and the top post at
634 m - the entire skiing surface is 6 hectares
Ski resort: ski length 1 km:
Ski equipment: 1 x 2 chair lift, 1 x drag
mapa - Vogel
mapa - Kobla