Located in one of the most scenic areas of Slovenia, 100 meters
above Lake Bled, the Bled Castle, is one of Slovenia’s most visited
Bled Castle History
The castle was originally a Romanesque one, but only its tower
is left intact as it was continually modified and restored in different styles including
renaissance and baroque.
The castle dates back to the 11th century at least as it was
first officially mentioned in 1011, when it was transferred to the Bishops of Brixen from
Emperor Henry II. Two and a half centuries later the castle passed into the hands of the House
Inside the castle there is a small chapel, as well as a museum
of weaponry and furniture. From the castle, a visitor can overlook the mountains and the lake
and the island in the middle of the lake.
There is also a popular restaurant inside the
Getting to Bled cannot be any easier. The A2 motorway passes
next to Bled and the roads are well signed. Once in Bled it is impossible to miss the castle
that sits atop a cliff.
Bled Castle Map&Location
Bled Castle is located above the Lake Bled in Slovenia. Follow the map to
reach the address: Grajska cesta 61, 4260 Bled, Slovenia.