Lake Bled has been a prime wedding destination for centuries, offering a rich choice of venues for civil and church weddings. The most popular venues are the medieval castle on a rocky cliff, the storybook island church, Vila Bled presidential mansion or one of the luxurious hotels on the shores of the lake.
With its pristine lake, storybook island church, a medieval castle on a rocky cliff and majestic Alpine peaks as backdrops, the spellbinding beauty and romantic appeal of this place is truly beyond comparison. It therefore comes as no surprise that countless couples have chosen Lake Bled as a stepping stone towards their new life together.
But Lake Bled’s natural charm isn’t the only reason why we would recommend anyone to seal the most magical deal of their lives here. Lake Bled weddings have that special “je ne sais quoi” that stems from ancient times and is wrapped in a veil of positivity, togetherness and spiritual tranquillity. These are nurtured to this day by the tight-knit community of the people of Bled and the town’s cultural heritage, which inspires and enthrals every visitor, and will continue to do so for generations to come.
Warm Slovenian hospitality, reinforced by a touch of vibrant modernity, provides the perfect conditions for an exciting, festive atmosphere that guarantees unforgettable nuptial celebrations. And these wonderful features are embodied by the wedding venues at Lake Bled, each with its own unique qualities that will satisfy the expectations of any romantic soul.
Coach rides around the lake and traverses across the Lake Bled’s waters by the traditional pletna boat to ring the wishing bell on the legendary Bled Island. An epic medieval, royal-style wedding at Lake Bled Castle or a lavish ceremony at the Vila Bled presidential mansion. You can go for an intimately private wedding or a larger yet very stylish wedding at the Grand Hotel Toplice or the Bled Rose hotel on the shores of Lake Bled, or be joined in holy matrimony at the lovely St. Martin’s Parish Church down the road. Whichever venue tickles your fancy, one thing is certain: your wedding day will be filled with the most sensational moments of blissful happiness.
From a gastronomical perspective, getting wed at Lake Bled can only be described as a scrumptious explosion of tastes. Delicious delicacies prepared by Slovenia’s top chefs are complemented by rivers of champagne and wines of the highest quality, and let’s not forget about the phenomenal wedding desserts that follow.
Another amazing advantage of a Lake Bled wedding is practicality and convenience which come in the form of accessibility and ample accommodations for you and your wedding party. Lake Bled is located an hour’s drive from Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana and the country’s international airport, making travel very easy and commuting to any other part of Slovenia fast.
A Lake Bled wedding is therefore the most dreamlike experience of your life in a fairy-tale location that just happens to be real.
Yes, you can get married at Lake Bled! There are several locations that offer civil weddings with a view of Lake Bled. If you are looking for a church wedding, look no further. Lake Bled offers an amazing venue in a picture-perfect and very unique location - the church on the island in the middle of Lake Bled.
Slovenia is a charming and romantic place all-year-round. The summers are usually quite hot and dry, winters relatively cold with the odd snowy period, while spring and autumn strike a balance between the two. It all depends on what you like, but in general a wedding in Slovenia can be a good idea any time of the year.
Yes, the Slovenian government issues marriage certificates, which are internationally valid legal documents.
The best place to get married in Slovenia depends on what kind of wedding you have set your heart on. If you are looking for a stunning view of Lake Bled, we recommend Vila Bled or Bled Castle. If you are looking for a fantastic atmosphere and exquisite culinary delights in a peaceful, private location, then Bled Rose hotel is the venue for you. We can join more locations and help you decide which one suits you best.
To organize a wedding at Lake Bled the easiest way is to book a wedding planner. Your wedding planner will know the venues like the back of her hand, and will help you every single step of the way.
In Slovenia, you can have church weddings on any day of the week. If you are looking for a civil wedding as well please be reminded that you can get married every day except on Sunday. The most popular day for the weddings in Slovenia is Saturday.
To get married in Slovenia you start off by submitting the necessary documents to the Marriage Registry Office of the Administrative Unit 1 - 6 months prior to the wedding date. You can empower your wedding planner to do so. You will require an interpreter at the marriage ceremony if you do not speak Slovene. All documents must be translated into Slovenian by an official translator.
In terms of documentation, it depends where you come from, but in most cases you will need: full birth certificates (issued within the last 6 months and certified with an apostille stamp), the couple’s passports, photocopies of the passports and the single status certificates.
It’s done, you have decided to have your wedding at Lake Bled. Here are the 10 things you should know before coming here to spend your big day.
Planning on getting hitched at a super lovely location, but don’t want to take out a mortgage in order to do it? Here are the top budget wedding destinations for 2021.
© Copyright by Wedding Lake Bled