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Rila monastery Self Guided Day trip from Borovets:
Explore one UNESCO world heritage site - the largest monastery complex in Bulgaria - Rila Monastery. Learn more with a ‘smart’ audio guide and choose your own pace. Have lunch as a local.
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- Explore one UNESCO world heritage site
- Visit the largest monastery complex in Bulgaria - the Rila Monastery
- Learn more with a ‘smart’ audio guide and choose your own pace
DescriptionThe tour starts at 10:00 am with a pick-up from your hotel in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle. In about 1.5 hours, you will reach the area of the Rila monastery. There you will have free time for visiting the complex, taking photos outside, see the museum and the souvenir shops in the area until 13:30. 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 3:30 pm back to Borovets Resort. The expected arrival time in Borovets is at 5:00 pm.
IncludesHotel pick up and drop off English-speaking driver Transportation by an A/C car Smart’ guide – a link with audio files about the Rila Monastery
- Hotel pickup at 10:00 am by a private car. Please indicate your hotel People should have their knees and shoulders covered in order to enter the monastery Make sure you dispose of enough money in cash (preferably in the local currency BGN) – shops and restaurants near the monastery accept cash payments only. Day trip duration: about 7 hours