The little town Bled with its almost unreal, natural beauty, together with the lake, is situated at the foot of the most beautiful parts of the Alps, and not only for its refreshing and healing climate during the whole year but thermal springs, which are used in medical purpose especially to treat rheumatism, migraines, bad circulation, insomnia. Bled is located only few kilometers from the Austrian border and 50 kilometers northwest of Ljubljana.
Looking at the Bled Lake you will ask yourself is it a fairy tale or it is for real because it is just unforgettable view. The mountain reflection on the surface of the lake resembles with some paintings and will not leave you indifferent. The Bled with its beauty attracts tourists, business people, artists, athletes, adventurers, young and old people from all over the world, and after their first visit, they will usually return again and again.
Thermal springs, whose water flows directly into the pools of local high quality hotels has a on average temperature of 23 to 28 ° C throughout the year, making it ideal for swimming and rehabilitation treatments. The analysis of these thermal waters have been working world experts in this area and got the Certificate of high quality. It is unique feeling during the winter time to watch the children skating on the lakes or to enjoy in a beautiful view on the snowy peaks of the Alps, while you, dressed only in a bikini, swim in the pool with warm thermal water.
The Bled and its surroundings has mild, sub-Alpine climate and during the mostly part of the year is warm and pleasant, which is atypical for this area, placed in a mountainous part of Slovenia. Swimming season is here the longest of any other Alpine resorts thanks to Julian Alps and the mountain Karavanke surrounding the Bled Lake protecting it from the cold winds from the north, and on the other hand give as much fresh air as needed to create the same feeling in winter as well as in summer time.
Text: Aleksandar Devetak
Photo: Slađana Maksimović
Published on: 21.11.2010