Excursions

Some of the places to visit around Samovilla

Samovilla is an excellent base from where to explore some of the most beautiful natural and cultural landmarks in Bulgaria

A day trip to the holiest place in Bulgaria - the Rila Monastery. Founded in the 10. century, this Orthodox monastery is one of country's most important cultural, historical and architectural monuments. 

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Rila Monastery

Go for a tea from wild mountain herbs or just for a stroll in Bulgaria's oldest ski resort

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Visit Borovets

Visit the summer retreat of the last Bulgarian kings

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Tzarska Bistritsa Palace

Conquer the highest point in the Balkans - Musala Peak at 2,925 m high

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Musala Peak

Trekking the mountin paths up to the Seven Lakes is  one of the most popular treks in all of Bulgaria... and for a good reason. The prize at the top is the most spectacular sights -  you will have the beauty of the Rila Lakes before you - their sapphire blue shining brightly on a bed of  green.

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The Seven Rila Lakes

Go back in time with a visit to Tsari Mali Grad, a fort first built by Emperor Diocletian and thought to have become the home to Emperor Theodosius daughter

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Roman Fortress