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From Sofia: Private Day Trip To The Rila Monastery With Wine Tasting

Enjoy a great day trip to the Rila Monastery and visit a traditional local winery! Duration: 9 Hours (approx.)
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The tour departs at 9 in the morning with a pick up from your hotel. From there, you will head to the Rila Monastery- the biggest monastery in Bulgaria. It was established back in the 10th century. The current buildings are from the mid 19th century, with a defensive tower that survived from the 14th century.

In the monastery complex, you will admire the impressive architecture and frescoes. The visit to the monastery is about 2 hours, combined with some free time.

During the guided tour in the inner yard and the monastery museum, you will discover the most precious pieces that are kept from the past and all the facts and stories about the biggest Bulgarian monastery complex. You will also have the chance to see an old and authentic monk room!

After that, you will go to a traditional local winery. There you will have a one- hour guided tour during which you will learn about the process of wine production and you will try 5 different sorts of the popular wines (tapas and meze provided with them).

The expected return in Sofia is at about 5 pm.

- What To Expect

- Go to the Rila Monastery and learn about its history
- Visit a traditional local winery and try some of its best wines
- Transfer included in Sofia

- What Is Included

- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Private driver-guide
- Transportation by an air conditioned car with free Wi-Fi
- Visit the Rila Monastery
- Visit a traditional winery with wine tasting

- What Is Not Included

- Rila Monastery museum and monk room entrance ticket - 4 euro
- Additional food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)

- Know Before You Go

- Women should have their knees and shoulders covered in the monastery.

- Transfers

Hotel pick up at 9am - please indicate your hotel or address when making the reservation. Returns to the hotel at the end of the tour.

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- Duration: 9 hours
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Rila Monastery
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