The Sea Levels
Bled 501 m | Castle 604 m | Straža 646 m | Number of inhabitants: 8,239 | Number of beds: 8,885
Sea level 475 m | Length 2120 m | Width 1380 m | Area 144 ha | Max. depth 30.6 m | Max. water temperature in summer: 26ºC.
The thermal water used in the indoor pools of Grand Hotel Toplice (22ºC), Hotel Park and Hotel Rikli Balance (30ºC, the water is additionally heated), apart from pleasant bathing, also enables successful healing of stress-related diseases, states of exhaustion and neurovegetative disorders. The analysis of the water system carried out by Prof. Dr. V. Kletzinski showed: the constant spring temperature is 23ºC; 10l of water contains 1520 cm² of free carbonic acid and 5.36 g of the salts chlorine sodium (0.12 g), sodium sulphate acid (0.57 g), sodium carbonate acid (0.30 g), calcium carbonate acid (2.31 g), magnesium carbonate acid, carbon ferric oxide acid, silicic acid, clay, phosphorus salt, and manganese.
Bled has a mild, sub-Alpine climate with the longest swimming season of any Alpine resort. The ridges of the Julian Alps and the Karavanke protect it from chilly northern winds. During the summer months there is rarely any fog. The average monthly temperature in July is 19°C and in January -1°C.
Location and Traffic Connections
Bled is located in the extreme north-western part of Slovenia at the foot of the Julian Alps at the confluence of the Sava Bohinjka and Sava Dolinka rivers.