Day Trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church from Sofia
Visit two UNESCO-listed sites in Bulgaria with this perfectly planned day trip from Sofia to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church. This day tour allows you to step back in time to uncover the rich historical heritage of Bulgaria.
Expect an 8-hour adventure filled with history and culture. With an impressive average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 653 reviews, this experience is a must-add to your Bulgaria itinerary.
Experience the rustic charm of Bulgaria's countryside on a full-day trip from Sofia. Dive into an intriguing history at an on-site museum, admire the stunning natural landscapes, and marvel at pre-Renaissance wall paintings. Tailor your adventure with options including transport-only, a tour with an audio guide, or an English live-guided tour. Explore Sofia's two most significant religious sites on this enriching tour.
Meet your guide in central Sofia and hop aboard a comfortable minibus. Journey to Bulgaria's countryside and soak in the stunning pine-covered mountains. Next, explore the Rila Monastery, a masterpiece adorned with stunning frescoes and intricate wooden icons.
Afterward, enjoy a delightful lunch and head to the UNESCO-listed Boyana Church. The church is renowned for its exceptionally preserved medieval wall paintings depicting angels, apostles, saints, and sinners, each with a rich historical significance.
You’ll be provided with an informative audio guide when you book the tour with an audio guide option that is offered in 6 languages: German, Russian, English, Italian, French, and Spanish.
The exact departure location is pl. "Sveti Aleksandar Nevski", 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia, Bulgaria. Meet your guide behind the St. Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. This day tour from Sofia can accommodate up to 40 travelers. The maximum group size per booking is 15 people.
Check the "Included" and "Good to know" sections below for details about your historical tour. The cancellation policy for this cultural tour is as follows: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
Learn Bulgaria’s history and legends by booking this day trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church from Sofia. Choose your travel dates and secure your spot today before it's fully booked!
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