Rila Monastery and Boyana Church - Private Trip

With this tour, you will be able to visit Rila Monastery and Boyana church- UNESCO World Heritage sites. Learn their old history and legends as your guide's commentary takes you back into time. 

Itinerary to do in Sofia

The tour departs at 9.00 in the morning and the first stop is at the great UNESCO historical place – Boyana church, dating back to the 11th century, which has unique and very well- preserved frescoes and pictures from the period of the 13th century.

After exploring it, you will head to the Rila Monastery- the biggest and most important monastery in Bulgaria. It was established back in the 10th century. The current buildings are from the mid 19th century, with a defensive tower that survived from the 14th century. 

In the monastery complex, you will admire the impressive architecture and frescoes.

During the guided tour in the inner yard and the monastery museum, you will discover the most precious pieces that are kept from the past and all the facts and stories about the most remarkable Bulgarian monastery complex. You will also have the chance to see an old and authentic monk room! 

Before going back to Sofia, you will have free time for a lunch break in a great local restaurant with delicious cuisine. 

Highlights to see in Rila Monastery and Boyana Church - Private Trip

  • Explore two UNESCO world heritage sites with one tour.
  • Visit the Boyana church and see its amazingly well preserved medieval frescoes.
  • Visit the Rila Monastery- the largest monastery in Bulgaria. See its museum, authentic monk rooms and the old defensive tower.
  • Have lunch at a great local restaurant.


8 hours
Guide in Spanish and English

Group 1-1 pax: 65.00 €

Group 2-8 pax: 35.00 €

Availability and starting time

09:00 - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday

When to book?
You can reserve up to 12 hours before the activity


Hotel pick up and drop off
Private driver-guide
Private tour
Transportation by an A/C car with free Wi-F
1 Participación en Premios Mensuales: Ver Premios


Boyana Church entrance ticket- 5 euro
Rila Monastery museum & monk room entrance ticket- 4 euro
Food & personal expenses
Gratuities (optional)

Meeting point

Pick-up from your hotel.


How to book?
Limited availability. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability. Choose date and fill in the required fields. Secure and protected payment. You will immediately receive your booking confirmation.
Super safe route! COVID-19 efforts
Our route takes the recommendations and key considerations of security and protection against Coronavirus.
Is the interior of the monuments visited?
Exterior and interior of most named sites
Is the tour adapted for people with reduced mobility?
Not adapted
Guaranteed departures without min of travelers
Are animals allowed?
Activity recommended for children?
Yes, families are welcome

Our promises

Best price guaranteed
Quick and easy reservation
Multilingual Customer Service
Secure payment

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