Child (3-12 years)
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The tour of Sofia is runned by a different organisation
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What is NOT included:
09:30 am : departure from Sofia city centre.
Meeting point is behind St. Alexander Nevski cathedral and in front of La Cattedrale restaurant.
10:00 am : arrival at Boyana church
Free time to visit the site. Entrance fee for Boyana church is €5 per person
10:30 am : departure from Boyana church in direction to Rila moanstery
12:30 pm : arrival at Rila monastery
Free time to visit the site until 14:30 h
There are several dining options in the area as well as an old bakery and small snack shop
14:30 pm : departure from Rila monastery in direction to Sofia city
16:30 pm : arrival in Sofia - drop off at St. Alexander Nevski square
*Optional* 18:00 pm - join the Free Sofia Walking Tour.
The tour of Sofia is runned by a separate organisation. Starting at 18:00h in fronf ot the Palace of Justice and finishing around 20:00h. No reservation for this tour is required: just show up.
Prices change depending on travel date & availability - secure the current price now.
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.