Also we made a Vice Versa – Transfer Sofia Skopje with visit of Rila Monastery
Pick up you from your accommodation in Skopje
Drop off you to your accommodation in Sofia, Monastery
Everyday and every time that its OK for you…..
Price 1-3 persons: €220 Euro – per vehicle
Price 4-7 persons: €310 Euro – per vehicle
Price 8-18 persons: €550 Euro – per vehicle
Starting from your hotel in Skopje, traveling to Rila Monastery for about 3 hours, after that free time to explore Rila Monastery.
The Monastery of Saint John of Rila, also known as Rila Monastery “Sveti Ivan Rilski” is the largest and most famous Eastern Orthodox monastery in Bulgaria. It is situated in the southwestern Rila Mountains, 117 km south of the capital Sofia in the deep valley of the Rila River at an elevation of 1,147 m above sea level, inside of Rila Monastery Nature Park. The monastery is named after its founder, the hermit Ivan of Rila (876 – 946 AD), and houses around 60 monks.
After that great opportunity to have a lunch in some of the local restaurants in nature.
Continue to Sofia where will drop off you on your address.
Rila Monastery was founded in the 10th century by St John of Rila, a hermit canonized by the Orthodox Church. His ascetic dwelling and tomb became a holy site and were transformed into a monastic complex which played an important role in the spiritual and social life of medieval Bulgaria. Destroyed by fire at the beginning of the 19th century, the complex was rebuilt between 1834 and 1862. A characteristic example of the Bulgarian Renaissance (18th–19th centuries), the monument symbolizes the awareness of a Slavic cultural identity following centuries of occupation.
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