Bansko: Rila Monastery Transfer with Smartphone Audio Guide

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Catch a convenient roundtrip transfer from Bansko to Rila Monastery. Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site on your own with a smartphone audio guide.

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  • Explore one UNESCO world heritage site.
  • Visit the largest monastery complex in Bulgaria - the Rila Monastery.
  • Discover the ascetic everyday life of the monastery.
  • Learn more with a ‘smart’ audio guide and choose your own pace.
  • Take the opportunity to have lunch as a local


The tour starts at 9.30 am with a pick-up from your hotel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. In about 1.5 hours, you will reach the holy abode of Rila monastery. There you will have spare time for visiting the complex, taking photos outside, see the museum and the souvenir shops in the area until 1.00 pm. Learn more with our ‘smart’ guide – a link with audio files about the Rila Monastery is going to be at your full disposal for listening on spot through your phone. You need to have an active internet connection and headphones. In addition to that enjoying the phenomenal architecture and the unique frescoes there will definitely make you feel back in time. After the self-guided tour, you will have time for lunch in the restaurant nearby, so don’t miss the chance to taste the best local dishes and wines. Your experience will proceed with a departure at 3.00 pm back to the town of Bansko. The expected arrival time and drop off at your hotel in Bansko is at 4.30 pm.


Hotel pickup and drop-off English - speaking driver Private transportation Air-conditioned vehicle Self-guided tour Free app for smartphones with audio files about Rila monastery

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