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Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Self-Guided Day Trip

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A one day trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church - two of the most beautiful and visited UNESCO sites in Bulgaria.

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  • Explore 2 of Bulgaria most famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites in one day
  • Visit Rila Monastery in the Rila Mountains
  • Marvel at the pre-Renaissance frescoes of Boyana Church
  • Travel in comfort through the Bulgarian countryside


Discover two of Bulgaria’s UNESCO World Heritage gems on this day self-guided day tour from Sofia. Traveling by minivan, admire rural Bulgaria en route to the Rila Monastery in the pine-carpeted Rila Mountains. Take a self-guided tour of the medieval treasure with its fresco-coated church, and visit its fascinating museum. Then, after time to explore independently, continue to Boyana Church, near Sofia, to marvel at its spectacular pre-Renaissance frescoes. This self-guided tour is with an English-speaking guide/driver only.


Driver Transport by air-conditioned minivan Parking Fees ONLINE, cloud-based audioguide in different languages. INTERNET required to download and use.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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