This area seems to be a popular place in the summer for family vacations with plenty of campgrounds, hotels, restaurants, souvenir shops, and sports activities.
During winter the lake freezes over becoming a peaceful winter wonderland worthy of a postcard picture and a cup of hot chocolate.
Rather than paying nine euro each to enter, we hiked back down.
Next we took a stroll around the lake.
Visitors wanting to reach the island can rent row boats or stand up paddle boards.
A more relaxing option is travel by traditional Pletna boat.
Many visitors were content to lay out in large grassy areas around the lake.
we were ready for some traditional Bled Cream Cake.
carved by a pristine river called the Vintgar Gorge.
Along wooden walkways you can see waterfalls, whirlpools, and little fish swimming.
Be prepared to do some walking!
The path is long and you must walk back the same way you came in.
Once you reach the end of the last waterfall, you have the option to turn around or keep hiking on a scenic path that brings you to Lake Bled.
had some of the best Slovenian food of our entire trip!
Tomorrow we would explore Ljubljana!