Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia

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8 hours
German, Russian, English, Italian, and Spanish
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Take your travel experience to the next level with the incredible Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia. This Bus Tour is one of the best cultural tours Sofia, Bulgaria has to offer. The entire activity lasts approximately 8 hours.

During your adventure, you’ll see top attractions like Rila Monastery, Boyana Church, and Alexander Nevsky Cathedral.

This cultural tour has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 483 travelers who have booked and reviewed this activity before.

The activity is offered in 5 languages: German, Russian, English, Italian, and Spanish. The group size for the cultural tour will not exceed 15 travelers. The activity ends around 8 hours after it started.

When the cultural tour has concluded, and you still have time to spare, you might also want to visit other top attractions near Sofia. Some excellent examples include the spectacular Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Rila Monastery, and Boyana Church.

The cancellation policy for this cultural tour is as follows: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

This tour also has taken the following health and safety measures: all guides are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19, face masks are provided for travelers, vehicles used in this experience are regularly sanitized, hand sanitizer will be available to all travelers and staff during this experience, social distancing is enforced throughout the experience, high-traffic areas are regularly sanitized, guides are required to regularly wash their hands, and any equipment used in this experience is sanitized after each tour.

Make your day in Sofia special by booking the fantastic Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia. Choose your travel dates and reserve a slot today before it's fully booked!

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Transport by air-conditioned minibus
Parking Fees
Driver/Tour guide in English



Boyana Church Museum, Vitosha, Sofia City, Sofia-City, BulgariaBoyana Church


Tour with Аudio-guide
Tour with audio-guide: Join the tour with English speaking guide and visit the Rila Monastery and Boyana church at your own pace with an audio-guide
Tour in Spanish
Join the tour with Spanish speaking guide and visit the Rila Monastery and Boyana church. This option is available every Thursday and Saturday.
Guided Tour in English
Tour in English with English speaking guide.
Transport only(Rila Monastery)
Tour with a driver: Explore the Rila monastery on your own with only a transport service executed by an English-speaking driver.
Rila Monastery only
RM only with audioguide

Good to know

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities
Not wheelchair accessible or stroller friendly
Comfortable walking shoes recommended
Exceptions to the standard program:
Boyana church will NOT be visited on the following dates: the 18th of May, the 19th of April, 24th and 25th December
Hand disinfectant will be provided for free throughout the tour.
Due to COVID-19, only part of our vehicle seat capacity will be used.
All our drivers and guides will be wearing masks and gloves during the transfers.
All touch points in the vehicles will be cleaned frequently.
Minimum traveler age is 5 years old
All customers are required to wear face masks during the transfers.

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