The Undiscovered Treasure on the Balkans | Tours By Locals & Guided Tours of Bulgaria
Top
 

Rila Monastery from Sofia – Day Trip!

Rila Monastery from Sofia – Day Trip!

per person

Take a drive with us to the Rila Monastery – UNESCO World Heritage Site. Located in the gorgeous mountain scenery of the mountains, it is considered the highest achievement of Bulgarian monumental architecture of the National Revival period.  Of particular interest is the museum, and the 1335 Hrelyo’s Tower, which is actually the oldest preserved building in the courtyard. Alongside is the big five-dome church Assumption of the Holy Virgin with splendid frescoes by some of Bulgaria’s finest artists of the time. Enjoy a lunch in a traditional local “Mehana”.

You would like to see more! Everything is possible!

Check as well:

Morning departure to Rilla Monastery. Walking tour of the Rilla Monastery, UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the Rilla Mountains, which is an original national museum with a century-old history. The monastery dates back to the 10th century but has been plundered and burned down several times. The present building was built in mid-19th century. Located in the gorgeous mountain scenery of the mountains, it is considered the highest achievement of Bulgarian monumental architecture of the National Revival period.  Of particular interest is the museum, and the 1335 Hrelyo’s Tower, which is actually the oldest preserved building in the courtyard. Alongside is the big five-dome church Assumption of the Holy Virgin with splendid frescoes by some of Bulgaria’s finest artists of the time.

Noon – start driving to Blagoevgrad. After the 45 min. ride, we will sit in a Traditional Bulgarian Mehana on the river bench and enjoy delicious meals.

Late afternoon – driving back to Sofia!

Looking for some more ideas:

Create your own itinerary and don’t forget that we can organize traditional lunch, dinner or just to give you a great ideas where to spend your free time. You decide what, when and how.  You only need to SEND YOUR REQUEST!

"All you need to know is that it's possible"
  • Departure
    Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Departure Time
    9:00 AM
  • Return Time
    6:00 PM
  • Included
    Rila Monastery from Sofia – Day Trip!
    Transportation
    Luxury private A/C vehicle
    Driver
    Tour Guide
    Food tasting/Cooking lesson
  • Not Included
    Flights
    Accommodation
    Tourist taxes
    Meals, which are not mentioned in the tour description
    Camera fees at museums
    Personal expenses
    Medical/Tourist insurance
    Pick up/Drop off
    Farm visit
    Entrance fees as per itinerary
    Wine tasting
    Breakfast

TOUR LOCATION

Sofia, Rila Monastery, Blagoevgrad