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From Sofia: Rila Monastery, Boyana, Bells, & History Museum

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Embark on a day trip from Sofia and enjoy a thorough transfer service with the assistance of a host. Visit the Bells Monument, Boyana Church, the National Museum of History, and Rila Monastery.


  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Rila Monastery at your own pace
  • Enjoy a roundtrip transfer from Sofia to incredible historic landmarks
  • Visit the Communist era Bells Park Monument and the National Museum of History
  • Learn about the rich history of Bulgaria at the National Museum of History
  • Seize the opportunity to taste traditional food around the Rila monastery


Enjoy the sights of Bulgaria with the convenience of a day-long transfer service to popular attractions, taking you to some of the country's most significant highlights. Discover the Bells Monument, Boyana Church, the National Museum of History, and the Rila Monastery. Meet your driver at a centrally located meeting point in Sofia and head to The Bells Monument. This is one of the hidden sights of the city that very few visitors see due to its remote location. Learn about the country's intriguing communist past. After that, continue with a short transfer to the UNESCO-listed Boyana church. See the medieval pre-Renaissance frescoes inside the church. Then, continue with a short transfer to the National Museum of History, where you will have ample time for a tour of your own. Learn about the intriguing history of Bulgarian lands, and then meet your driver again for an onward journey toward the Rila Monastery. Pass through beautiful countryside on the way to the Rila mountains. Go higher up the mountains through the scenic route, and reach the Rila Monastery. Visit at your own pace, then, in the afternoon, be driven back to Sofia city.


Roundtrip transfer from Sofia city center Transportation during the activity Host/driver Rila Monastery trip notes

Important Information

  • This tour will take place rain or shine It may be cold at the monestary

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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