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Trekking Day Trip to Rila Mountains and Mt Mousala from Sofia
"Your morning starts early with a transfer to Borovets ski resort (it takes about 1 hour 15 min) where you will take the cabin lift to Yastrebets hut (2370 m). This is the starting point of your 3-hour trek to the peak (+600 m). You will be led by well trodden paths but a rocky ground. The view from the top is really splendid so you can spend a short time admiring the views before taking the lift back.""""Mousala is the highest peak (at 2925 m) not only in Rila Mountains but on the whole Balkan Peninsula. Join this trekking experience and lose yourself in breathtaking views."title=Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&2=Excellent+value+for+money&3=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide
From EUR68.00
 
Day Trip to Rila Monastery and Boyana Church from Sofia
"Rila Monastery is the largest the most beautiful and the most important Bulgarian monastery founded in 10th c. by the most honored Bulgarian saint Ivan Rilski (John of Rila). The oldest building is Hrelyo’s tower from 14th c. The monastery is situated among the rocky peaks and ancient pine forests of Rila Mountains.The distance between so you can perfectly combine a visit to both the monastery and the church.""""Two UNESCO World Heritage sites in one day only. Rila Monastery is the largest the most beautiful and the most important Bulgarian monastery
From EUR41.00
 
Rila Monastery and Boyana Church Day Trip from Sofia
"Meet your guide near Alexander Nevsky Square in central Sofia and settle into your air-conditioned minivan. Then relax on your roughly 2-hour journey to UNESCO-listed Rila Monastery tucked in the pine-forested Rila Mountains in southwest Bulgaria.Enjoy the views over rural Bulgaria as you travel and hear enlightening facts about the monastery. Founded in 927 AD by hermit monk Ivan Rilski or ‘John of Rila’ Bulgaria’s patron saint; this photogenic walled complex came to symbolize the Bulgarian national identity and is considered a masterpiece of Slav architecture for its arcaded balconies and splendid frescoes.On arrival enjoy a guided tour of the main courtyard and five-domed church admiring its vivid fresco-coated colonnades as you enter. Then
From EUR35.00

More Restaurants in Rila

Small and Nice!

Small and nice restaurant in front of Rila Monastery.Good breakfast was served there! I have visited it with my cousins. We were satisfied.Unfortunately I don't remember restaurant's name but there...
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wrangler_blk
Jun 29, 2009

Lunch

Can't remember the name...but as you walk through the monastery and out the back there will be two restaurants visible...one up on the left over the stream...the other straight ahead. I ate up on the...
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MacDaddie
May 22, 2005

Place to Eat

Behind the Rila Monastery is a small court yard where there are a few small shops & places to eat. All is located next to a river that passes next to the Monastery. It is pleasant eat bulgarian...
keeper7
Apr 11, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near Rila

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Rila Monastery

Rila Monastery is one of the top tourist attractions in Bulgaria and is one of the symbols of the country. It is located approximately 120 kilometres south of Sofia. Rila Monastery was established in...
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"RILA WONDERFUL DAY TRIP THROUGH BULGARIAN HILLS"
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