Moscow is one of the world’s most opulent and fascinating capitals. Gaze at the city’s dazzling array of churches and monasteries, and explore the Kremlin, one of Moscow’s most iconic attractions - once home to Russians Tsars and communist leaders.
We've been running Moscow holidays since the 1980's, so whether you want see the best of the Soviet past, or the changing face of new Russia today - our experts can find the right tour for you. Red Square is Moscow’s centrepiece displaying rich symbols of Russia’s turbulent past. St Basil’s Cathedral, one of the most famous pieces of architecture in the world, Lenin’s Mausoleum, and the prestigious GUM State Department Store are its main attractions. Travelling around Moscow couldn’t be easier – the metro is cheap, quick and reliable and most of the elaborate stations are attractions in themselves. The city’s restaurant scene has come a long way so decide between Central Asian or Western European cuisine, often in surroundings recreating the Soviet past. No trip to this incredible destination would be complete without catching a world-class ballet or opera performance at the Bolshoi Theatre.
Just over three hours from the UK, Moscow makes an excellent city break destination for those who like their long weekends to be packed with history and culture. Take a ride on the opulent metro where grand chandeliers decorate cavernous stations, admire the iconic buildings of Red Square and perhaps catch a performance at the world renowned Bolshoi Theatre. For longer holidays consider pairing Moscow with a trip to the cultural capital in St Petersburg - less than four hours by train.