We will pick you up from your Sofia hotel. Relax on the 2 hour drive to the Rila Monastery. You will have a 3 hour to explore the Holy Cloister. Explore the cave of St. Ivan Rilski the miracle-worker, who is the most famous Bulgarian hermit and saint.
Rila Monastery is the biggest and most important orthodox cloister in the country and the jewel of Bulgarian cultural and historical heritage. Recognized as a part of UNESCO world heritage sites since 1976, the monastery is a unique monument of the church architecture. Situated deep in the dense pine forests of the Rila Mountains, it is a place of massive cultural and historical importance through the middle ages.
After your tour of the monastery, take one hour to enjoy a delicious lunch. Once your hour-long break is over, embark on the 2-hour journey back to Sofia.