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From Sofia: Rila Monastery, Boyana church and History Museum

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Visit three must see sights in Bulgaria - Rila Monastery, Boyana church and National museum of History, on this self-guided, day trip from Sofia.


  • Visit 3 sites in a day from Sofia, including the Rila Monastery, Boyana church, and National Museum of History
  • Benefit from a reliable round-trip transfer service from Sofia city center
  • See the beautiful sights of the Rila Mountains
  • Explore the highlights at your own pace


Enjoy the sights of Bulgaria from the comfort and convenience of a transfer, taking you to some of the country's most stunning and significant highlights all in one day. Meet your driver in the morning, at a centrally located meeting point in Sofia. Head to the UNESCO Boyana church and visit the richly frescoed historical site. Continue with a short transfer for 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 you driver again for an onwards journey towards the UNESCO Rila Monastery. You will pass through beautiful countryside on the way to the Rila mountains. Go higher up the mountain through the scenic route, and reach the Rila Monastery. You will have enough time to visit at your own pace all the areas of the monastery complex. Then, in the afternoon, you will be driven back to Sofia city.


Shared or private round-trip transfer from Sofia (depending on the option selected)

Important Information

  • Rila monastery is located high in the Rila mountains. Please bring appropriate clothing for the weather
  • The tour takes place in all weather conditions
  • Your Boyana church visit is limited to 10 mins, due to preservation measures

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund


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