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Hostel of the Week: Bled, Slovenia

Fairy tale destinations aren’t real, right?

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Well hold onto your fairy dust and step into the alpine beauty of Bled, in the Northern region of Slovenia.

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See that church with the grand spire? That’s on an island in the middle of Lake Bled.

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And you take Gondolas over to the Church. How romantic is that?!

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But Bled isn’t just about picturesque islands and a dreamy lake. It has pretty amazing pastries too.

Awesome white water rafting an hour or so away on the ridiculous Soča river

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And do not forget a visit to Bled Castle, overlooking Lake Bled. Views like this make your whole trip worth it!

But where to rest your head after a day of blissful excitement? How about Youth Hostel Bledec?

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How much more rustic European could you get?!

And beds are supposed to be super comfy!

If Bled sounds like your perfect fairy tale destination, why not book a bed at Youth Hostel Bledec?

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