The Living bits and things 2019 is going to be hosted by Rikli Balance Hotel (ex Golf Hotel) in Bled, during 17th and 18th June 2019.

With immense natural beauty, Bled, together with its surroundings, ranks among the most beautiful alpine resorts, renowned for its mild, healing climate and thermal lake water. The beauty of the mountains reflected on the lake, the sun, the serenity and the fresh air arouse pleasant feelings in visitors throughout the year, guaranteeing an ideal base or a relaxing break or an active holiday. Bled attracts businessmen, artists, athletes, explorers, sport enthusiasts, the old and the young, from all over the world, enchanting them to return again and again.

More Information on Bled >

How to Reach Us

Bled is located at the foot of the Julian Alps and at the confluence of the
two sources of the Sava river. It is easy to reach by car or by train.

Arriving by Car

Bled is just 4 km away from Motorway A2 (Karavanke - Ljubljana - Obrežje). Bled is also well connected by regular bus lines to Ljubljana and other towns.

Distances and aprox. travel time:

  • Ljubljana: 53 km, 35 min
  • International Airport Ljubljana (Jože Pučnik): 34 km, 25 min
  • Austrian border (Karavanke): 20 km, 15 min
  • Italian border (Rateče): 44 km, 35 min

Arriving by Train

Bled is located on the rail track Villach (Austria) – Jesenice – Nova Gorica – Koper or Gorica (Italy).

There is a nearby Railway Station
(4 km) Lesce-Bled, on the rail track Ostende (Munich–Salzburg– Villach–Ljubljana–Belgrade-Istanbul–Athens).

You can check train schedules on
Slovenske Železnice >

Arriving by Plane

The closest airport is Airport Jože Pučnik Ljubljana, which is easily accessed by shuttle, bus or by taxi.

Ljubljana Airport Jože Pučnik is located 32 kilometres (20 miles) from Lake Bled, which is only 20 minutes drive away.

Another option is taking any of other two international airports either in Zagreb (200km) or in Venice (280km).


The conference will be held in Rikli Balance Hotel (ex Golf Hotel).

Alternatively, you can stay in some other nearby hotels. You can book the
listed hotels at discounted prices available for Living Bits and Things 2019 event participants.


Rikli Balance Hotel ****

The Rikli Balance Hotel is situated in a beautiful park full of old trees in the very heart of Bled. Boasting magnificent views of Lake Bled, Bled Castle and the Julian Alps, the hotel has 150 rooms and suites. There is also a modern conference centre with all the necessary equipment for organising successful conferences and business meetings. It has recently been renovated. The hotel offer is complemented by one of Slovenia's best wellness centres and hotel swimming pools that would best be described as pools with a view. The water temperature in the Živa Wellness pools is 30 °C.
Cankarjeva 4,
SI-4260 Bled, Slovenija

t: +386 4 579 18 00
f: +386 4 579 18 01
e: info@hotelibled.com

Hotel Park ****

Cesta svobode 15,
SI-4260 Bled, Slovenija

t: +386 4 579 17 00
f: +386 4 579 17 01
e: info@hotelibled.com

Grand Hotel
Toplice *****

Cesta svobode 12,
SI-4260 Bled, Slovenija

t: +386 4 579 17 00
f: +386 4 579 17 01
e: info@hotelibled.com

Hotel Savica****

Cankarjeva 6,
SI-4260 Bled, Slovenija

t: +386 4 579 17 00
f: +386 4 579 17 01
e: info@hotelibled.com

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