1. Bulgaria
  2. Kyustendil Province
  3. Sofia
  4. Rila Monastery

Skopje to Sofia Transfer with Rila Monastery Tour

Product ID: 200812
See gallery
Transfer from Skopje to Sofia and visit one of the most popular monasteries in Bulgaria, the Rila Monastery, on the way. Marvel at the spectacular mountain views and the unique frescoes painted by one of the most famous Bulgarian Revival Period painters.
About this activity
Duration 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Driver
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants and date:

Loading...

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a transfer to Sofia in a private car or minivan
  • Visit Bulgaria's most popular monastery
  • Admire the stunning architecture and mountain views
Full description
Starting from your hotel in Skopje, travel to the Rila Monastery and enjoy at least 2 hours of free time to explore the most visited UNESCO site in Bulgaria.

See the arcaded balconies, unique frescoes, gilded iconostasis, set in front of fabulous mountain views. Enter the main church and take photos of the narthex's gallery, admire the exhibits in the History Museum of the Monastery, try the tasty 'mekitsi' (Bulgarian doughnuts) with delicious buffalo yogurt, or take a short walk in the area.

Break for coffee or lunch before continuing your trip to Sofia where you will be dropped off at your hotel or accommodation.
Includes
  • Transfer with car/minivan from Skopje to Sofia
  • Visit to Rila Monastery with a local guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance tickets

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Your hotel reception in Skopje

Open in Google Maps ⟶

From US$ 288.08 Per group up to 3

Organized by

Plus Travel Skopje

Product ID: 200812