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From Sofia: Rila Monastery Transfer with Guide/Audio Guide119 Reviews
Enjoy a day in the mountains with a roundtrip transfer to one of the most famous Bulgarian monasteries, the Rila Monastery. Get to know this UNESCO heritage site with a live guide or audio guide.
Our Top Experiences and Tours in Bulgaria:If youʻre booking your trip to Bulgaria last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
- Discover Rila Monastery, the largest Bulgarian monastery complex
- Learn more about the history of the landmarks
- Spend a great day in the Rila Mountain
- Use the opportunity to try some of the famous local troat fish or 'mekitsa'
DescriptionThe meeting point for the tour is at the parking lot, behind saint Alexander Nevsky Cathedral - please be there at 8:45. The departure is at 9:00. The arrrival at the monastery is at about 11:00. The Rila Moanstery is the biggest and most famous and important Bulgarian one, remarkable for its frescoes, history and architecture. There, you will have some time to refresh and then, depending on the booked option - to have a tour with an English - speaking live guide (about 40 - 45 minutes) or to explore the monastery on your own pace with the self - guided option. Then, you will have free time approximately to 14:15, during which you can visit the monastery museums, take photos, check the shops and have a lunch break in the nearby restaurants. You can also do a short walk at some of the paths near the monastery. The expected return in the center of Sofia is at 17:00.
IncludesTrip to UNESCO`s Rila Monastery Transportation with a comfortable air-conditoned vehicle English - speaking guide or driver (depending on the option you booked) Parking fees
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately • Please note, women should have their knees and shoulders covered in the monastery