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Review of Lake Bohinj

Lake Bohinj
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Lake Bohinj from Bled: Self-Guided Cycling Tour
Ranked #6 of 772 things to do in Slovenia
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Northen Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

It was recommended to us, that we visit Lake Bohinj. It is about 27Km from Bled. We were so glad that we did, it is absolutely outstanding. Lake Bled is beautiful with the Castle high on the hill and the church on the island but all around the lake is a lot more commercialised. Lake Bohinj is much more of a natural untouched beauty. The water is so clear and inviting, the air is so clean and fresh.

At one end of the lake (end nearest Bled) across the stone bridge, sitting on the edge of the lake/Sava Bohinjka river sits the church of Saint John the Baptist. It is quaint old medieval church. It is worth a visit inside to explore it's basic, simplistic charms. The walls and ceilings are covered 15th-16th frescoes.

A must visit place if you are in the area.

7 Thank Tully22
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Kendal, UK
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“Lovely tranquil setting”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2014

We spent several days staying around Lake Bohinj and found it was just a beautiful, relaxing place to be. We walked round it, cycled along the road beside it and visited some of the villages nearby, canoed on it and kayaked down the river coming out of it! Even in poor weather we found it to be really beautiful and peaceful.

Visited August 2014
4 Thank Jenn W
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“Gorgeous lake and beautiful waterfall”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2014

Took a day trip from lake bled because we heard this lake was a lot quieter. Did not disappoint. Beautiful and still water and walk up to the waterfall st far end of the lake is a must do. Took the trail around the lake on the way back which was also beautiful and peaceful. The end was rewarded with an ice cold beer before we hopped back on the bus back to Bled.

Visited June 2014
2 Thank Nick G
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London, United Kingdom
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“Well worth a trip, but not as striking as Bled”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

We had a great day at Lake Bohinj. We walked around the lake (approximately 3 hours), swam (unlike Bled, you can swim anywhere) and enjoyed Bohinj's more raw and less touristy feel. Savica Slap (waterfall) is worth a visit too, if you can find the right buses. There are a lot of reviews saying Bohinj is far better than Bled. We would disagree. If you have to choose, I would recommend Bled, which is more dramatic.

1 Thank KiwiMohog
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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“Great Lake”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2014

Amazing lake, beautiful nature. An ancient church stand near by the lake, impressive structure. Recommend to visit.

Visited April 2014
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