Known primarily for the beauty of its lake, castle and island-bound church, Bled also offers a wealth of sports opportunities for professionals, enthusiasts and families. For taking in the natural sights of the area there are numerous walking, hiking, cycling and horseback riding opportunities, while a bird's eye view can be had by paragliding or ballooning. In addition, there are fine facilities for golf, mini golf, beach volleyball and tennis.Centred around a lake and rivers, there are also many water sports to choose from, including swimming, rafting, fishing, rowing and for those who'd like to get a bit more extreme diving, canyoning and hydrospeed. Surrounded by the Alps, sports such as skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, ice skating and ice climbing are popular during the winter months. And last but not least, for technophiles there is ample opportunity to hunt for treasure using so-called geocaching apps on your smartphone or other GPS-enable devices.