Bled ski holidays

  • Resort facts

    • Resort Height

      Bled: 503m (1,659ft)

    • Transfer time

      Salzburg 4 hrs

    • Typical costs

      Great value for money both on and off the slopes.

      • small beer €1.50
      • bottle of house wine €8
      • cup of coffee €1.30
      • glass of coke €1.40

    • Fly from

      Belfast City, Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Manchester, Newcastle

    • Short transfer
    • Green resort

    Good for...

    • Advanced Ski Rating

      1

    • Intermediates Ski Rating

      3

    • Beginners Ski Rating

      5

    • Snowboarding Rating

      3

    More about the skiing in Bled

  • So what's it like?

    Stunning scenery surrounds this value for money lakeside resort

    Bled is set against a stunning mountain backdrop on the edge of a beautiful lake. The 17th Century church, Maria of the Lake, adds to the fairytale atmosphere in this Winter Wonderland. The main ski area of Vogel is near to Lake Bohinj and it is a scenic 40 minute bus ride from Bled. With such superb scenery, an abundance of activities and sights to see, Bled is an ideal choice for a fantastic Winter holiday experience. Take a look at our fantastic 'Winter Wonderland' package to experience a selection of the best non-skiing activities.

    First time on the slopes? We have just added a great offer of 2 for 1 First Time Ski or Board packs, valid for all January 2013 departures.


    Ski information

    Beginners

    Beginners will be able to master the basic techniques before testing the wide open runs on Vogel's superb plateau. First time skiers will make quick progress under the skilful instruction of the Bohinj Ski School - our fantastic 'First time' ski and board packages offer great value for money!

    Intermediates

    This is an ideal region to improve your skiing confidence. There are wonderful pine-clad pistes in the Vogel ski area.

    Advanced

    For the more proficient skier, Vogel has a marvellous 8,5km run going over the back of the mountain and descending to the magnificent lakeside area below.

    More about the skiing in Bled

    Nightlife

    Nightlife is concentrated around the shopping centre as well as the old part of Bled.

    • Irish Pub
    • Pri Planincu Pub
    • Devils bar

    Your Crystal Rep will have a varied après ski programme on offer.

    Activities

    A range of activities for the whole family are available in Bled including our special pre-bookable Winter Wonderland packages.

    • Dog-sledding
    • Snowshoeing
    • Winter walks
    • Candlelit walks during the Christmas period
    • Excursions to Ljujlana
    • Bars & restaurants

    Please note: Certain activities are snow dependent and some are not suitable for young children.

    Eating out

    · Bled offers an excellent choice of restaurants, all at very reasonable prices

    Other amenities

    · Shops & supermarkets
    · Brass band concerts in open-air
    · Chemist

    Private Transfer

    From Ljubljana
    One way (arrival) from £9pp
    Return from £17pp

    From Salzburg
    One way (arrival) from £47pp
    Return from £90pp

    Weddings

    Slovenia is a fairytale winter wonderland for your wedding and a gorgeous place to start celebrating your life together. Our Slovenian wedding destination, Lake Bled, provides a wonderful setting; the glorious lake with its picturesque island and backdrop of the impressive Julian Alps, coupled with its scenic ski resorts and a friendly atmosphere, make it an idyllic place to say 'I do'.

    We have handpicked a selection of ceremony venues for you to choose from and all will ensure your special day is truly unforgettable. So take a moment to visit our Lake Bled weddings page or contact our Crystal Weddings team who can discuss all you ideas and advise you on your next steps.

    By telephone: 0871 230 8123*



    * Calls to 0870 and 0871 numbers cost 10p per minute plus network extras

    By email: weddings@crystalholidays.co.uk

    Winter Wonderland

    We offer two fantastic pre-bookable 'Winter Wonderland' packages, ideal ways to experience this beautiful region in winter.

    'Winter Wonderland + Ski taster' package includes:

    · Ski "taster" - includes 2 days ski equipment, 2 days lift pass, 3 hours private tuition with ski instructor and free use of ski bus to/from slopes on those two days (to be taken on two consecutive days of your holiday).
    · Horse & Carriage ride - the ideal way to see Lake Bled by night
    · Dog sledging - a great thrill for all to enjoy (exhilarating early afternoon activity).
    · Snowshoe walk - experience a "different" taste of winter and enjoy the beauty of the natural winter scenery.
    · Ljubljana - An afternoon trip to explore the wonderful capital city of Slovenia

    Adult: £265
    Child: £188 (from 5 to 13 yrs inclusive)


    'Winter Wonderland' package includes:

    All four of the above non-ski activities, without the Ski "taster"

    Adult: £115
    Child: £76 (from 5 to 13 yrs inclusive)

    Please note: These packages are only available for customers staying in Bled. Certain activities are snow dependent and some are not suitable for young children.

    Families

    Lake Bled is a wonderful resort for families to enjoy a Winter holiday. See details of the fantastic free kids offers and free children's entertainment programme for guests staying at the Hotel Savica.

    Special offers this winter

    Ski for free

    • Free first time ski packs: for 4 & 11 January 2014, book early - subject to availability

    • Buy 1 get 1 half price adult First Time & Improver ski or board packs: valid for departures 11 & 18 January 2014 only
    • 2 for 1 adult skis and boots for departures 11-18 January & all March 2014

    Kids ski free

    • Free skis & boots and/or tuition for first child: when 2 adults & 1 child pre-book skis & boots or tuition, first child receives the same for free - valid for all March 2014 departures
    • Free skis & boots and/or tuition for second child: when 2 adults & 2 children pre-book skis & boots or tuition, second child receives the same for free - valid all departures
    • Free child lift pass: when 2 adults pre-book 6 day lift passes 1 child receives a free lift pass - valid for all March 2014 departures
    • Family lift passes: when 2 adults pre-book 6 day lift passes, first and second child receive free lift passes - valid for 11 & 18 January departures only
    • No lift pass needed for children aged up to 5 yrs inclusive. Must always be accompanied by a parent (5 yr olds pre-booking ski school will need to pre-book a lift pass)

    Offers are valid for new bookings only and cannot be combined.

    • Free First-time ski bundles- book by 15 Nov 2013
    Available on 11 Jan 2014. Limited number and subject to availability.

Ski accommodation in Bled

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  • 20kg baggage allowance (when flying with Thomson Airways)
  • Return transfers or car hire
  • All compulsory taxes and charges
  • All room and under occupancy supplements as per your party

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