Rila Monastery Tour from Sofia - Lunch, Wine Tasting & The Unique Stob Pyramids

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8 hours
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Why take this tour?

Take a trip to discover the most important monastery in Bulgaria and learn about its role in the formation of Bulgarian identity and culture throughout the 19th century. The Rila Monastery is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List along with eight other monuments in the country and represents the most outstanding architectural ensemble in Bulgaria. Your guide, who is an art historian herself, will give you a unique perspective onto the artistic history of the church's frescoes and woodcarving, revealing the symbolism hiding behind the majestic architectural elements of the complex and their meaning. On our way back to Sofia, you will have time to relax and enjoy the magnificent view of the Stob pyramids, one of the most amazing natural phenomena on the territory of Bulgaria.

What’s included?

  • Lunch

  • Wine Tasting

  • Private Transportation

  • Professional Guide Services

  • Entrance Fees Rila Monastery Museum and Hrelyo Tower

  • Personal Expenses

  • Gratuities

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

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

Operated by:

Tempora Travel Day Tours Bulgaria

About operator:

Tempora Travel is a licensed TO with 15 years of background. Our philosophy focuses on designing unforgettable experiences which do not follow the standard formula of traveling. As local guides ourselves, we have the knowledge and practice to provide our customers with a unique insight into the Bulgarian cultural lifestyle. We believe a successful trip is a story that sticks for a lifetime!

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