Bled Local Customs

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    Bled (Slovenia)
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Most Viewed Local Customs in Bled

  • 1. Ring a bell make a wish

    This is me being helped by an elderly slovene woman. I was struggling in pulling the rope ( there is a certain technique,as i've been told ). They were a really nice friendly group. The old woman led...

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  • 2. PLETNA

    There is a lot of history connecting to this boat. In the time of empress Maria Theresa 20 families were given the rights to transport the people to the island so at that time the only way to reach...

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  • 3. The Castle's wine cellar

    After exploring the Castle, rest yourself on this wooden benches and enjoy in the cold wine. Perhaps you don't know it, but there are excellent wines here in...

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  • 4. Museum at the Castle

    In the lower courtyard of the castle you can see the restored medieval print-office and local craft works. Here you can order cards and paper works written in...

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  • 5. The One That didn't get away!!

    Lots of people were fishing in Bled . The water is so clear you could see the fish below. We had fun watching the fisherman in the picture land this big one!!!...

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  • 6. Swimming

    Instead of swimming at the public beach , which is often crowded or paying for a day pass for the private beach club, the locals have little swimming holes all...

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  • 7. The Castle Wedding

    The wedding scenes are very usual at the Bled Castle. There is an agency dealing with the wedding arrangments. I had an oportunity to see one and it was...

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  • 8. Rowing

    Slovenia's 1st Olympic gold medal was in rowing at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney and the first medal of any sort was a bronze medal for rowing at the 1992...

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  • 9. Bled Islet: Stairway to heaven?

    These flight of steps, 99 in total, leads up to the Church of Assumption in the islet. During "perfect- time- to- get-married- season", couples flock up here to...

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  • 10. Events

    New Year Concert of Classical Music-1 JanuaryEaster Concert of Classical Music-Easter SundayAlpine Night-2nd Saturday in MayMedieval Days in Radovljica-1st...

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  • 11. The Museum

    Fragments of the rib vaults from the ruined Gothic arch are built into the wall of a room from the neighbouring wing to the chapel, nowadays the site of the...

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  • 12. Museum at the Castle

    The castle is now arranged as an exibition area. The display rooms near the chapel, a most interesting building, present the ancient history of Bled from the...

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  • 13. The Castle's chapel

    The most interesting of all the preserved buildings of the castle is certainly the chapel on the upper courtxard, which was consecrated to the Bishops St....

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  • 14. Greeting the Locals

    While you won't see many locals in the town centre, if you get an apartment away from the tourist crowds, or go for a hike into the countryside, you will meet...

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  • 15. Another map...

    This is another map to show you how near Bled is to Triglav National Park.The bold coloured area is the area of Triglav National Park & Vintgar Gorge is on the...

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  • 16. The Location...

    Just a map of Slovenia so that you know where Bled is situated.It is on the north-west of this beautiful green country.51 km from Ljubljana (the capital of...

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  • 17. Try the language...

    I recommend practicing some phrases in Slovenian, as the locals will respect you even more. But they also love practicing their English on you, and they speak...

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  • 18. 99 steps

    The island on Lake Bled has 99 steps. A local tradition at weddings is for the husband to carry his new bride up these steps, during which the bride must remain...

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  • 19. Funny sign...

    Walking down one of the main streets and I saw a real parking sign on someone's property that said:"NO PARKING EXCEPT FOR BOB,All Others Will Be Towed"

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  • 20. Autumn is a great time to...

    Autumn is a great time to travel in this very busy part of Slovenia. Not only are there far fewer tourists to contend with but the fall foliage makes for great...

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