Sofia to Rila Monastery Morning tour

8 hr


Day Trip

Group Tour

You will visit the UNESCO world heritage site Rila monastery in the heart of the highest mountain on the Balkans.
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Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Rila Monastery, Rila 2643 Bulgaria

Rila Monastery is the most exquisite example of monastery art and architecture of Bulgaria located in the picturesque heart of the mountain. The Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary keeps the miraculous icon, splendid gilded iconostasis and the chest with relics of St Ivan Rilski. In the court are located the middle age battle Hrelyu tower and the kitchen. During your free time you will be able to visit the church museum with the wood-carved cross of monk Rafael or taste the famous local mekitsi (kind of a donut) and the traditional Bulgarian yogurt. Traditional lunch including the local mountain fish - trout. Return to Sofia.

Duration: 3 hours

Important Details

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Lunch
  • Parking Fees
Not Included
  • Gratuities
Departure Point
Aleksandar Nevski Square, 1000 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
8:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.