Koper to Bled

Take a shore excursion from the dreamy Adriatic Coast to the Pearl of Slovenia, and discover its best attractions on this stunning day trip from Koper to Lake Bled.

FROM
Koper
DURATION
8 hours
START TIME
8:30
PRICE
189€ / Person
SCHEDULE
Every day
  • Enjoy a scenic day trip from Koper to Lake Bled
  • Visit the Bled Island with the traditional Pletna boat
  • Discover Bled castle, the oldest castle in Slovenia
  • Taste the famous Kremšnita dessert
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Included in price

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English speaking guide
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Comfortable Transportation
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All parking fees and toll charges
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Extras

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Bled Castle entrance fee or Pletna boat ride
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Entrance to the church on Bled Island
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Pickup / drop-off at your location in Koper

Important for the tour

  • Difficulty: Easy to moderate (99 steps on Bled island, steep slope and steps at Bled Castle)
  • Snacks and beverages are not included
  • Shared group trip of max 8 people
  • Private tour available with extra charge
  • Minimum number of guests applies
  • The trip is conducted in English, Spanish guide available with extra charge

Itinerary

Time What we will do
8.30 am Departure from Koper
10.30-11.30 am Visit Bled Castle
11.30-1.00 pm Boat Ride to Bled Island
1.00-2.30 pm Lunch Break/Free Time
2.30 pm Return to Koper

If you could take only one photo on your entire holiday in Slovenia, we recommend you save it for this trip. Believe us when we say that the second our Lake Bled tour begins, you will understand why. Located in the middle of the mighty Julian Alps and the Karawanks mountain ridge, this alpine valley is home to some of the most amazing scenery in the country. 

In the morning hours we will depart from Koper and take a ride filled with many beautiful views to one of the prettiest towns in Europe. It is located in the foothills of Triglav National Park and was nominated as one of the new seven wonders of the world. Known for the only island in the country, Lake Bled is one of the top places to visit in Slovenia. Our local guides will tell you about the rich history of the town and let you in on all of the less-known facts and the folk legends that surround this magical place. 

One of the most historic places in the area is without a doubt the Bled castle, known as the oldest castle in Slovenia. It is very well preserved and beautifully restored so a visit will feel like a time machine has taken you back into medieval times. Apart from that, it also offers one of the best views of Lake Bled as it is built on a stunning cliff above the town. 

Frequently Asked Questions

I am traveling alone, how can I book my trip?

The process is the same — Contact us and we will find you a group to go on the trip with. It’s also much easier if you have some flexibility in your travel dates, so let us know. And if you wish, we can also arrange a private shore excursion for you..

Where is the pickup point of the excursions?

The pickup point for our trips is at the Koper Port, but if you want us to pick you up at a different location, we can arrange that for an additional charge of 9€ per booking. Because the drivers will be driving between multiple pick-up locations, there is a possibility of being late up to 20 minutes. We will try to be as on time as possible, but we kindly ask you to be patient.

What clothes should I wear for the trip? Do I have to bring anything extra?

Your clothes should reflect the season and the daily forecasted weather. That’s why you should check the forecast one day before, and take clothes accordingly. For trips closer to the Alps, remember to take an extra layer of clothing, because the temperatures and the weather can change much quicker than elsewhere. In caves, the temperature is constant throughout the year, around 10 degrees celsius at most, so take warmer clothes if you are going there in summer.

Is lunch in a restaurant scheduled as part of the excursion, or do I have to bring my own food?

Yes, mostly we have a time slot free to stop at a nearby local restaurant for lunch. But of course, if you prefer, pack some food with you and you can eat whenever and wherever you want. That might save some time, so you can then do more sightseeing on the excursion.

Are there any restaurants for those with food restrictions?

In general, yes. But it depends on the severity of your restrictions. Vegetarians can find something almost everywhere, but vegans and others can find it difficult, especially in rural areas and smaller towns. It is best to call in advance and check if they are able to accommodate you.

How fit do I need to be?

Most trips are fairly easy and can also be adapted to your level of fitness. For specific answers about certain trips, note their difficulty level and check the trip-specific FAQ.

What do “extras” mean?

There are many different things to do at every destination you’ll visit during our trips. Because not all are possible to do in one go, we decided to give you the option of choosing between them, listing them as extras. For example, on a trip to Lake Bled, you can choose to visit the Bled Castle, go for a traditional “pletna” boat ride to the church island, or just take a scenic walk along the lake. You can choose the activities beforehand, so we contact the local provider and book your spot. Everyone has a chance to enjoy their shore excursion in their own unique way and love it.

I am traveling on a short budget and cannot afford the extras. Is the trip still worth it?

Of course! Even if you find the entrance tickets to certain places too expensive, our guides will make sure you’ll leave our trip fully satisfied. Slovenia is full of options, and a lot of them are hidden to the foreigner. That’s why our guides can always recommend some hidden spots and beautiful viewpoints, or different interesting activities you can do for free. Not only that it’s gonna be cheaper, you’ll also probably have much more space for yourself, without any other tourists.

Can I have some alone time?

Our goal is to accommodate every type of traveler. That’s why there’s always time for you to explore on your own, or just chill at some beautiful spot the guide can recommend to you. There are no limitations if it doesn’t interfere with being on time when we have the guide that wants you to regroup. On our shore excursions, everyone can have their own exciting adventure.

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