Rila monastery

Language English, French
Cost 120 EUR for tour
Capacity Group of up to 5 people
Duration 8 hours

We will discover the Rila monastery, the renowned cultural site in Bulgaria, protected under UNESCO World Heritage List because of his remarkable frescos. Situated at the foot of the Rila mountain it is built in the late 14th centuries. At the beginig of the journey we will walk to the cave of the saint John of Rila, the patron of the monastery. Perfect for kids and adults of all fitness levels and abilities, this trip is the way to do it!


Difficulty: No experience necessary - visit and walk abound for all ages and fitness levels

Duration: the visit takes 2 hours

Meeting time: Generally 8am

What I provide:

Friendly, knowledgeable and professional guide

Private car or bus

What you need:

Lunch and water

Basic outdoor clothing, rain jacket, suitable footwear

Small backpack


1 person - 120 euro/person

2 people - 60 euro/person

3 people - 40 euro/person

4 or more - 30 euro/person

The price of 30 euro per person (for +4 persons), includes pick up and drop off from your address in Sofia, all the transfers, certified mountain guide for the walking, guided visit of the Monastery, VAT. Not included in the price are personal expenses, entrance fees for the museums, lunch and drinks, travel insurance, gratuities to the guide. Option for an extended walk to the Stob's Pyramids.

Transfer duration round trip: approx. 4 h / 250 km.


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