With its beautiful natural surroundings, Bled is a jewel among the Alpine resorts and is widely known for its mild curative climate and the thermal lake water. In 2004 Bled celebrated an important anniversary: 1,000 years since the first mention of Bled - in the deed of gift with which Henry II bestowed Bled and its surroundings on the diocese of Brixen.
If you play golf, Bled has one of the most beautiful 27-hole golf courses. If you like horse riding, then enjoying nature on horseback will be a special treat. You will also have a chance to play a game of tennis or go mountaineering, gliding, hang gliding, etc.
Bled is very proud of its great athletes and their outstanding achievements in the field of rowing. They won the first Olympic medal for independent Slovenia at the Barcelona Olympic Games in 1992 and Iztok Čop and Luka Špik won the gold Olympic medal in Sydney and a silver medal at the Olympic Games in Athens.