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Bled Island

Lake Bled, Bled, Slovenia
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Ranked #3 of 11 attractions in Bled
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Islands, Bodies of Water, Religious Sites
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cumbria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

a very peaceful and quiet island even though there are lots of tourists, the clock tower is very interesting

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The island was not very big but the scenery was very nice. You can walk up the stairs to the church. There is a restaurant where you can have something to eat and drink. There is also a souvenier shop. One can ring the bell from top of church.

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Stavanger, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The best way to visit island is to rent a boat and go there on your own. We were to Bled just for one day only and spent quite a lot of time in Vintgar gorge. So, we had to rent a boat at the public beach which is the most distant place from the island. The boat there is... More

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Boulogne
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The island looks really picturesque from the main shore so we decided to take a boat trip out. We waited for over 20 minutes for the boat to leave - the excuse being the boatman was waiting for a mother and four - he never did get them, but he filled the boat to what appeared to be the maximum,... More

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Sarajevo
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

I have been to Bled before and my Wife many times as a child, however neither of us had been to the BEautiful Island before, we paid to be taken out in a boat with our son and had 30 minutes on the Island, this is enough time to take in and explore the beauty of the place. An added... More

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ENGLAND
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37 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Took a row boat from just by the lido beneath the castle. It's a fair row from there to the island so budget for an extra hour or little time actually there. Well worth the effort and it has a nice little cafe where you can get drinks and snacks

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Stuttgart, Germany
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We used a row boat to get to the Island it was a wonderful trip filled with great views and plenty of opportunities for pics. The Island itself was very nice although we did not go inside the church or the tower. We hung out eating gelato in the sun while dipping our feet in the water. Definitely worth a... More

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Bournemouth
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

We rowed across on a hired rowing boat which was fun. Various access points to moor your boat (or take a gondola if you prefer to join a group and someone else to row but be prepared to wait for the boat to fill up before the Gondaleer moves off). Quite a few steps up no matter which way you... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Sad to report that my spouse did not carry me up all 99 steps. Enjoyed the views and the fishy posters telling you about the critters in the water. Least favorite thing was the chocolate - almond cake - It must be some sort of acquired taste - very dry, crumbly and lacking in flavor.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Actually there is a netting around the bell tower to keep the birds out so spoils the photos but still worth the effort. It's just a lovely gondolier ride and great views to see. A must if you are at the lake.

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