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Rila Monastery and Wine Tasting Tour
"Medi Valley Winery and Rila Monastery OverviewMedi Valley Winery is a classic winery complex located at the crossroad of a multi-directional touristic compass. It is is a wonderful start or a reason to visit these sites. The winery will be an unf traditions beautiful nature and many more.The Rila Monastery tour includes wine tasting of five different local wines produced in the vicinity of Rila Monastery. The guides will make your day unforgettable and will impress you with their knowledge energy and interesting history facts about Bulgaria.Rila monastery is the holiest place for the Bulgarian orthodoxy. The beauty of this place hardly can be described with words. Your first touch with it will leave you breathless. Here past present and future are interlaced in one whispering to you the intriguing history of the Bulgarian country. To make your day tour to this magnificent monastery unforgettable
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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

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Goats in Jeleznitsa

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Jeleznitsa village

Jeleznitsa village is situated 20km south of Sofia on the ridges of Plana mountain at 900m above sea level. In the village surroundings were found 10 mineral springs, but most of them are difficult to...
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A walk in the flower carpets

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Walk through the Jeleznitza river

Walk through the Jeleznitza riverAs I said , the high debit of the river in June 2005 took away the bridges,so the only way to cross it is to take your shoes off and walk through the...
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Thym - Thymus Serpyllum

Vitosha is full of fields for cattle breeding that have good herbs if you know how to reckognize them.They give the air the special aroma of all mixed together.This one for example - Thymus Serpyllum...
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Wild plum trees

Wild plum fruits are still green and acid in June. They are good to be eaten when they turn yellow or red, depending on the variety. Watch out when you pick them from the tree,the branches have...
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Jeleznitsa river

Jeleznitsa river runs through a forest deep into a narrow valley. The landscape is lovely , but make sure you have good hiking shoes to follow the water path. The rainshowers that dropped in june 2005...
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Wild Strawberries

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A zebra butterfly

A zebra butterflyI was trying to catch that buddy in flight as It had beautiful wings. But than it landed on a leaf and showed all its magnificence.
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Mr Charming Prince

Mr Charming Prince Don't you think that he is just missing the crown to look like the prince from the tale?Should I give him a kiss to see what comes out ?
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A potato plantation in the outskirts of Jeleznitza

A potato plantation in the outskirts of JeleznitzaI've seen the locals working on the fields, keeping everything in order.
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Horse in Jeleznitsa

Horses are a common sight around the villages at the foothills of the mountain. They are still used to pull carts,as the only fuel they need is green grass and water.
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