What to do in Bled in rainy weather?

Bled rain Jost Gantar© Jošt Gantar

Do not let rain spoil your visit to Bled. Stir up your experience with activities that can be done also in bad weather conditions. Use the tips below to discover Bled in rainy weather.

Visit the Bled Castle and museum about the history of Bled and the castle. Bled Castle is the oldest castle in Slovenia and it is also interesting for visit because of the magnificent view that is exceptional in rain and sun. The museum exhibits important findings from the wider Bled area, which show the history of nature and people in this area of Slovenia.

History of Bled Castle Jost Gantar© Jošt Gantar

In light rain pletna boats still ride to Bled Island. In heavy rain you can ride to the island with line boats. Enjoy a piece of Slovenian potica at Potičnica and ring the wishing bell.

If you are not disturbed much by the rain and have proper clothes and shoes, you can still walk around Lake Bled. Listen to the sound of the rain drizzling on your umbrella or into the lake. You will enjoy the solitude because there are not many people outside in rainy days. If the Vintgar Gorge is open, you can also walk through it in the rain, but be careful not to fall on slippery ground.

In warmer months and rainy weather, you can enjoy the views from below the roof of a tourist train.

Enjoy in indoor pools of various hotel around Bled. Warm up in saunas or enjoy a relaxing massage in one of the wellness centres.

Bled velnes Jost Gantar© Jošt Gantar

Taste Bled and Slovenia! Excellent cuisine awaits you in various Bled restaurants and inns. Take a bite out of the tasty cuisine, especially the famous Bled cream cake.

Visit an interesting exhibition about Gorenjska and Triglav National Park at Triglavska roža Bled Info Centre. Visit other current exhibitions, such as the “Magical beasties” exhibition.

Visit the Church of St Martin that was built in Neogothic style in the beginning of the 20th century and view the beautiful frescoes.

St Martin Church Bled© Jošt Gantar

You like solving puzzles? What about time pressure? Become a real detective in Escape room The Game in Bled and try to save yourselves from a locked room.

The squash court at the Kompas Hotel is available for recreation activities.

From October to March you can also skate at the ice skating rink of the Bled Sport Hall.

Bled ice skating drsanje Jost Gantar© Jošt Gantar

Visit and shop in many shops in Bled centre and buy a souvenir to remember this beautiful place.

Visit galleries in Bled and dive into local and foreign modern art.

Check the event calendar if there are any events taking place in Bled. 

Explore Bled's surroundings. Medieval towns with well-preserved city centres are not far away: Radovljica, Tržič, Kranj and Škofja Loka. Visit the apiculture museum or gingerbread workshop in Radovljica. Spend your rainy day in aquapark in Bohinj or various museums; visit the Slovenian Alpine Museum in Mojstrana or various iron industry museums in Jesenice. Or take a trip to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, or drive to two of the most famous cave systems in Slovenia: the Postojna Cave and Škocjan Caves.

postojnska jama iztok medja© Iztok Medja, Postojnska jama d.d. Postojna, www.slovenia.info