Skopje to Sofia Transfer with Rila Monastery Tour

Skopje to Sofia Transfer with Rila Monastery Tour

From US$ 282.74 per group up to 3

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.

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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 7 hours
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  • 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.
  • Transfer with car/minivan from Skopje to Sofia
  • Visit to Rila Monastery with a local guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Entrance tickets
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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