Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Shuttle Day Tour

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pl. "Sveti Aleksandar Nevski" 1А
8 hours
German, Russian, English, Italian, French, and Spanish
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Enhance your travel experience with this Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Shuttle Day Tour. Embark on a journey through time and immerse yourself in the rich historical heritage of Bulgaria with a unique historical tour, offering an unforgettable exploration of the past.

With this cultural tour you will get the opportunity to experience Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, Rila Monastery, and Boyana Church up close. The tour operator will provide you with an audio guide so you can learn on the go. The activity is offered in 6 languages: German, Russian, English, Italian, French, and Spanish.

The starting point for this historical tour is located in Sofia.

Previous travelers have given this cultural tour an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars based on 285 reviews.

The entire activity lasts approximately 8 hours. Check the "Included" and "Good to know" sections below for details about your historical tour.

The maximum group size for the cultural tour is 15 people.

The exact departure location is pl. "Sveti Aleksandar Nevski" 1А, 1504 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria.

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

Make your visit to Sofia extraordinary by booking this Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Shuttle Day Tour. Choose your travel dates and secure your spot today before it's fully booked!

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A trip to to Boyana Chuch and Rila Monastery
Transportation by a comfortable minibus
Parking fees
English speaking guide OR driver, depending on the booked option



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


Tour with Audio Guide
Tour with Audio Guide: Enjoy comfortable transportation to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church and explore the 2 sights on your own with an audio-guide
Guided Tour in English
Guided Tour in English: With this option you have a guided tour in English in Rila Monastery and Boyana Church.
Guided Tour in Spanish
Guided Tour in Spanish: With this option you have a guided tour in Spanish in Rila Monastery and Boyana Church.
Self-guided Tour
Self-guided Tour : With this option you can explore the 2 UNESCO sites on your own. It is only with a driver.
Smartphone Audio Guide
Smartphone Audio Guide: You will need to have an active internet connection during the tour, in order to use it.
Rila Monastery - 1st of Jan.
Rila Monastery Tour - 1st Jan: On the 1st of January the tour is only to the Rila Monastery with a departure time at 11am.

Good to know

Public transportation options are available nearby
Women should have their knees and showders covered in the monastery.
In the summer season and in the weekends the restaurant next to the monastery can be busy so you can bring your own food if you want to save waiting time.

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