Rila Monastery + Boyana church

Shared shuttle for € 25.99 per person / two-way

What is included:

  • Shared transfer, two-way
  • Visit of Boyana church
  • Professional driver
  • Transportation with airconditioned vehicle

What is NOT included:

  • Entrance fees (optional)
    - Boyana church : €5 per person
    - Rila monastery museum :  €4 per person
  • Meals and personal expenses
  • Guiding services

No credit card required. Our prices change depending on the travel date and capcacity. Secure the current price now.


Schedule


09:00 am*
 : departure from St. Alexander Nevski square 

The shared shuttle departs behind St. Alexander Nevski cathedral, in front of La Cattedrale reastaurant.

*Note : the departure time is subject to change. You will receive your exact departure time in your Rila Shuttle voucher.

 

11:00 am : arrival at the Rila Monastery

Free time to explore the monastery until 13:30h.

 

13:30 am : departure from Rila monastery in direction to Boyana church

 


15:30 am : arrival at Boyana church

Visit of Boyana church until aprox. 16:00h.
Entrance fee 
(€5 or 10 leva per person) is not included.

 

16:30-17:00 pm : arrival in Sofia city
Drop off at St. Alexander Nevski cathedral.

 

Please note :

Timings are subject to change. On some days, start of tour is at 9:30h, end of tour is at 17:00h and the order of visits can be changed (first Boyana church, then Rila monastery). Exact starting time will be advised in your voucher. Thank you.

No credit card required. Our prices change depending on the travel date and capcacity. Secure the current price now.


Before you go

 

The Rila Monastery is a holy place for Bulgarians and Orthodox Christians. 

Please visit the site with the due respect - talk quietly in the monastery yard and inside the churches. Shouting  and smoking are not allowed. Photos are allowed in the yard but not in the church. 

Please dress up accordingly: high heels, short skirts and trousers, shirts with no sleeves, etc. are not allowed in the monastery.

The Rila Monastery is located high in the Rila National Park, so consider taking warmer clothes even in summer and comfortable walking shoes.