This may be the Most Romantic Lake in the World: Lake Bled, Slovenia

Snowcapped mountains, crispy clean air, soft sunset tones…. sounds bliss, right!? As soon as you start seeing more and more of the world, it soon becomes harder for a new place to truly capture the heart. Before you know it a castle is a castle and any waterfall less impressive than Iguazu falls warrants a sigh and pause for reflection at your previous travels. As much as I hate to admit it, its true: the more you see, the sooner you start to pick out favourites… and I’d love to say that I’m not one for playing favourites, but I am. So alas, I must share with you my favourite lake in the world: Lake Bled in Slovenia, just a short drive or train ride from the capital, Ljubljana.

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Is this the most Romantic Lake in the World?

Sure, its a big call… so for arguments sake, lets post it as a question and consider the photographic evidence…

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One of the most popular activities at lake bled is to hire a row boat by the hour and make your way to the middle of the lake to visit the church on Bled Island.

As pretty as it looks, I can assure you rowing a boat out to the middle can be quite a task if not done correctly (i.e. my version of rowing).

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Before you Go:

Bled has two train stations, however neither of these are in the centre of town. Luckily, its just a short walk away in the direction of the water! Alternatively you can catch a quick cab from the station or local bus.

If coming by international train, Lesce-Bled station lies on the Villach – Jesenice – Ljubljana – Belgrade – Istanbul – Athens railway line. Alternatively, the Bled Jezero line runs through the Villach – Jesenice – Nova Gorica – Koper or Gorizia (Italy) railway line.

Because Bled is such a popular tourist destination (particularly in the warmer months), it is advisable to book your accommodation in advance. All activities can be booked on arrival – there are plenty of row boats to go around!

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Brooke Saward
Brooke Saward

Brooke Saward founded World of Wanderlust as a place to share inspiration from her travels and to inspire others to see our world. She now divides her time between adventures abroad and adventures in the kitchen, with a particular weakness for French pastries.

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