Great Place Wednesday: Bled, Slovenia

Bled (German: Veldes) is an Alpine town alongside glacial Lake Bled in northwestern Slovenia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Bled. It is most notable as a popular tourist destination in the Upper Carniola region and in Slovenia as whole, attracting visitors from abroad, as well. The town was first attested in written sources as Ueldes in 1004 (and as Veldes in 1011). The etymology of the name is unknown[…]