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Photogallery: Slovenia: Fabulous Castle Bled
Slovenia: Fabulous Castle Bled
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Massive fortification of Castle Bled is located on 130 meters high rock above Lake Bled. When the weather is good there is a beautiful view over surroundings. One of the parts of the castle is a museum focused on historic development and settlement of the town of Bled, historic print workshop, interesting gallery of herbs, wine cellar, coffee bar and a restaurant.
Text and photo: O. Maňáková
Slovenia – By Cacble Car to Vogel, Bled Lake, and Surroundings
Today we take the cable car to the top of Vogel, look at Lake Bled and walk through the Vintgar gorge.
Slovenia: Lake Bohinj, Savica Waterfall, and Church
From the town of Bled we set out for another natural gem in Slovenia - the largest lake in the country. It covers an area of over 3 km². We will talk about Lake Bohinj, whose shores provide a wonderful walk around the Triglav National Park.
Slovenia, Kobarid Town and Mangart Pass
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Slovenia: Bohinjske Lake – One of the Most Famous Places in the Julian Alps – VIDEO
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Slovenia: Soča – To the Spring of One of the Most Beautiful Rivers in Europe – VIDEO
135 kilometers long, beautifully blue and clean, with lots of canyons and rapids and mainly surrounded by breathtaking scenery. This is the Slovenian river Soča. In today's part of the Slovenian series, we will look at a unique place where the river springs.
Slovenia: Prisojnik's Window – The Largest Stone Window in All of The Alps – VIDEO
80 meters high and 30 meters wide. So big is the window in the rock above the Vršič saddle in the Slovenian Alps. Directly through it there is quite a demanding ferrata, but you can also get up the classic trekking route, which we will now set off together.
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Slovenia, Lublaň – Guarded by a Dragon
After the beautiful Austrian spa Bad Blumau we leave the country and head to our destination.
Slovenia, Ljubljana – Sights Everywhere
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Slovinsko, Izola – A Touch of Italy
The medieval town of Izola is such a Slovenian Venice. And even the town is really called that. You won't find gondolas here, but you will definitely find a peaceful atmosphere, narrow streets and ancient houses. And the connection with Italy? This is obvious, formerly inhabited by Italians.
Slovenia, Portorož and Piran – Walks in Cities
Today we will visit Portorož and Piran. First we will see what has changed at the beautiful nature exhibition Forma Viva. It's such a sculpture gallery under a blue sky. It is unbelievable that this project was created fifty years ago. Slovenians Jakob Savinšek and Janez Lenassi came up with the idea of a natural sculpture gallery as early as 1961.
Slovenia – Socerb and Štanjel Castles
We get up relatively early, there is a long crossing ahead of us and we want to see a lot along the way. The first stop is Socerb Castle.
Slovenia, Bohinj Lake – Waterfalls, Bathing, Trips
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Slovenia, Bled – A Town, A Lake, A Castle, and an Island
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Slovenia, Vintgar Gorge – Slovenian Paradise
Our Slovenian adventure full of knowledge continues. After visiting the Kranjska Gora, which is surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery, we move on to another natural gem - the Vintgar Gorge (Blejski Vintgar, Vintgar Sotesque).
Slovenia: Exceptionally Beautiful Bled Gorge
If you ever visit Slovenia, do not miss a visit of a beautiful Bled Gorge that is located only few kilometers from well-known Bled.
Slovenia: Lake Bohinj and the Nearby Savica Falls
Today we will again go to admire beauties of Slovenian nature. From Lake Bled we will move to not less fascinating Lake Bohinj where we will see also the Savica Falls.
Austria, Steiermark: Erzberg – Mountain of Experiences
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Slovenia, Logar Valley – Amazing Starting Point for Trekking
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Slovenia: Triglav National Park
Triglav National Park is one of the most popular spots in Slovenia. Its name comes after country's highest mountain which is located within the park. Tourists mostly take short trips or climb up the very mountain. It is strictly forbidden to take a one day trip up to Triglav's peak, staying over night is also forbidden (and only allowed in mountain cabins). The hike is very difficult. You can take it from different directions though.
Slovenia, Kranjska Gora – A Township Embraced by the Julian Alps
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Austria, Klagenfurt: Minimundus – A World of Architectonic Scale Models
We continue in our excursion across three states also today. Our direction is Austria, the las country we had visited during our 10day journey. In today’s article we will look on scaled replicas of the most important architectonic wonders that are located in a famous theme park Minimundus, Klagenfurt.
Slovenia: Delightful Lake and the Town of Bled of the Same Name– Part II
Today we will not move anywhere. We will spend the whole day in Bled, a town that is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Slovenia. We will set out for a visit of one of the most beautiful and precious landmarks. We will see a monumental castle on a cliff above Lake Bled and we will visit a local market.
Slovenia: By Cableway on Vogel
So here we are, the last part of our trip across Slovenia. Again we woke up to a cloudy morning but this time it didn’t rain at least. There was an easy trip by a cableway on Vogel and from there we would continue by walk to a vantage point Točka.
Slovenia: Beautiful Lake Bled and a Town of the Same Name I. Part
As we decided to spend few days in Slovenia it wouldn’t go without visiting probably the most Slovenian lake Bled. The lake is considered one of Slovenian symbols. This beautiful lake is located in the eastern part of Julian Alps right by a noisy town of the same name.
Slovenia: Delightful Lake and the Town of Bled of the Same Name– Pt III
We woke up to beautiful, however, calm morning. We ate something, checked our backpack if there were things necessary since we intended to spend the whole day out, and we set out to the lake. That day we decided to visit a church on the island in the middle of the lake and spend the afternoon in the town.
We always just travel throughout Slovenia, maybe the reason was we were in hurry to get to Croatia or on our way back home. Even we have heard a lot about its beauties, we never managed to find few days or hours, at least, to stop and explore. At last, we changed it and a part of a late summer vacation we spent in Slovenia.
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