Straza Bled Recreation Area
Located close to the center of Bled, Straza Bled hill offers year-round entertainment and panoramic views of Lake Bled, Bled Castle, and the Julian Alps. In winter, you can go skiing, snowboarding, and tubing, while tobogganing, hiking, and an adventure park are available throughout the rest of the year.
Straza Bled is paradise for thrill seekers; on the 1,706-foot (520-meter) toboggan track, you can reach speeds of up to 25 mph (40 kph) and experience significant elevation gains. There’s also a zipline and high-rope course. First-time visitors can combine Straza Bled with a sightseeing tour of Lake Bled and Bled Castle, while adventurers can add on a guided rafting, kayaking, or canyoning tour, or rent a bike to explore the countryside.
Things to Know Before You Go
Straza Bled is ideal for families with children and thrill seekers.
Wintertime facilities include equipment rental, a ski school, and a children’s snow park.
Don’t forget your camera to capture panoramic views from Straza Bled.
The toboggan ceases operation during periods of heavy rain and high humidity, and when the temperature drops below 50°F (10°C).
How to Get There
Straza Bled is within walking distance of Bled town center, which is located in northwestern Slovenia, about 34 miles (50 kilometers) from Ljubljana; it’s easily accessible by car, train, and bus.
When to Get There
Visit Straza Bled from December to March to enjoy skiing and snowboarding, which you can enjoy late into the evening. From April to October, you can enjoy the adventure park. Night tobogganing is offered in July and August. For the best views, visit around sunset.
Lake Bled Viewpoints
Straza Bled is not the only viewpoint in Bled that offers great views of the lake, castle, and surrounding mountains. For more sweeping views, head to Ojstrica Hill, Mala Osojnica Bled Viewpoint, or Bled Castle. For a water-level perspective, the Lake Bled Perimeter Walk offers plenty of options.
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