Places to visit in Slovenia

Bled Island
Bled Island

So you plan on going to Slovenia, but you don’t know which places to visit in Slovenia… You’ve come to the right place.

The perfect getaway that includes being close to Lake Bled, surrounded by beautiful scenery, delicious food, and a hot tub right outside your room, you NEED to go glamping at Garden Village, Green Resort and Restaurant in Slovenia. 

Garden Village; places to visit in Slovenia
Garden Village entrance

Types of Accommodations

Glamping is like glorious camping… Here you can pick options that range from treehouse, to pier house, to a tent space that sleeps a range of people. We stayed in a tent that slept 5 of us comfortably. You won’t regret booking accommodation here or putting this down as one of your places to visit in Slovenia.

tent room option to stay in
Tent space that 5 of us shared

Staff and food is unmatched

Upon arrival, the staff was warn and welcoming. After checking in, we visited the restaurant where we had fresh food as they grow their own fruits and vegetables on the land. It’s one of the best places to visit in Slovenia.

Fresh food and drink from staff at restaurant
Beverage and food to eat when we checked in

You can check out more here regarding the locally sourced food they use. “From seed to plate”, you cannot go wrong with eating at this high quality restaurant that sources the food locally. We love and support those kind of places.

Fresh zucchini on our tent site.
Zucchini on our tent site.

One night we ate at the restaurant, and had an amazing meal prepped by the staff. Although I don’t remember what it all was, it was definitely delicious. If you don’t stay here, definitely come here for one of your places to visit in Slovenia for the restaurant experience.

Soup for starters
First up, appetizer of soup
Main course of veggies and meat
Main course of veggies and meat of some fish or chicken.. can’t remember now.
Ended with a very delicious dessert!

We stayed here for about 2 days and wandered the village to see what was around. The treehouse rooms look amazing to stay in, but I did love the hot tub our tent room had.

Treehouse accomdation
Tree house option to stay in
Hot tub outside our tent
Our hot tub outside our room

Walk to Lake Bled

Walking from the village to Lake Bled was about a 10 minute walk. There’s convenience stores to grab food as well as activities to do on the lake. 

We took a boat ride to the island in the center of the lake which has the Church of Assumption, a museum to tour, and a 99 step stairway. It took about 20 minutes to paddle to and then you can walk around and tour the island. Some boat tours have time limits so you have to be aware of how long you’re out there. 

Lake Bled is an absolute must see, so add it to your list of places to visit in Slovenia!

Lake bled and  boat we paddled.
It was a perfect day to take the boat out.

Triglav National Park

There’s also a hiking trail we did that lasted about 2-3 hours. You do have to drive here, and I’m not sure if there’s any busses or trains that can bring you here. So keep that in mind when choosing your places to visit in Slovenia.

Triglav National Park
Triglav National Park

It was a long hike but absolutely gorgeous. There are hiking trails in the municipality of Gorje in Triglav National Park and this was just one we picked. We walked along the rushing water and found fish swimming, headed into a small town with cows, and made our way back to the car. It sounds a lot simpler than it was. It was a variety of steepness, roughness, and scenery.

Picture of cows and town we walked through
Town we walked through on our hike

We ended our hike and drove to Public Bar and Vegan Kitchen Bled which was on the way back our accommodation.

Our time here was short, but I think we made the most of it. Next time. I would definitely check out Bled Castle that’s on the hillside and take a tour!

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