The Rila Monastery is one of Bulgaria’s symbols and a popular tourist destination. It’s included in the List of World Heritage of UNESCO.
Meet your driver in Bansko and board the air-conditioned vehicle to travel to Rila Monastery. Relax during the 1.5-hour drive as you admire the beautiful Bulgarian landscape. Arrive at the monastery at approximately 11:30 am, giving you plenty of time to explore the complex inside and out with our qualified Еnglish-speaking guide.
Admire its balconies and discover unique frescoes by one of the most famous painters of the Bulgarian National Revival period. See the gilded iconostasis and enjoy the fabulous mountain views. Stop at one of the two restaurants in the complex to have something to eat or drink.
- Transportation with an AC vehicle
- Parking fees
- English-speaking guide on spot at the Rila monastery
What to Expect
- Starting time is 10:00 AM
- The meeting point is Ski & Board Traventuria: Pirin Palace Hotel (two entrances: 1) back of Pirin Palace Hotel, by Euphoria bar; 2) from Pirin Street: 92E Pirin Str., 2770 Bansko
- This is a group tour!