Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Shuttle Tour


  • Learn about Bulgarian history from your guide, on a small-group excursion

  • Travel and driver are included, but you pay for entry fees and audio guides

  • Hassle-free transport, from Sofia's Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, is included


Learn about Bulgarian history from your guide, on a small-group excursion

Tour info

8 hours 30 minutes
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Why take this tour?

Though two Bulgarian UNESCO World Heritage Sites are located within driving distance of Sofia, it can be tough to visit these historical sights without renting a car. Leave the driving to your guide on this full-day sightseeing excursion from Sofia, with easy travel to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church. From 13th century murals to Bulgarian Revival painting, Rila Mountain landscapes to medieval structures, this tour is not to be missed.

What’s included?

  • English-speaking driver/guide

  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

  • Entrance fee for Boyana church

  • Food and drinks

  • Audio-guide (Eg, Es, It, Rus, Ger) payable onsite for 5€ per person

  • Live Guide in Spanish, Italian, French - 60 € per booking

  • Hotel pickup

  • Hotel drop-off

  • Entry/Admission - Boyana Church

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Before you book

  • Duration: 8h 30m

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Covid Policy

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

V travel Sofia is specialized in offering high quality Sofia day tours and package tours in Bulgaria. Our young, motivated and knowledgeable team is always ready to make your Sofia Bulgaria tour unforgettable.

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