Destination guide

The theatrical city of Moscow awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, theatre scene and cathedral with a rental holiday home in Moscow. This city's monuments, cafes and art draw many visitors. Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Kremlin Armoury Museum and State Historical Museum are a few of the top cultural sights. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Moscow

Do you want to find attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Moscow a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Moscow Zoo (1.1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Moscow Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard (1.6 mi / 2.6 km)
  • House Museum of Feodor Konyukhov (2 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Kant Ski Slope (5.2 mi / 8.4 km)
  • Park Ostankino (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
  • Moskvarium (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Moscow

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Moscow. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alexander Gardens (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Patriarch's Pond (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Fallen Monument Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Hermitage Garden (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Neskuchny Garden (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Gorky Park (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Moscow

Fly into Moscow (VKO-Vnukovo Intl.), the closest airport, located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Moscow (SVO-Sheremetyevo), which is 16.5 mi (26.6 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, Moscow Kievsky Station, Moscow Belorussky Station and Moscow Paveletsky Station are the main stations in the city. It's easy to get around Moscow by catching a ride on the metro at Arbatskaya Station - Filyovskaya Line, Arbatskaya Station - Arbatsko - Pokrovskaya Line or Alexandrovsky Sad Station.

Where to stay near Moscow?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 411 holiday rentals near Moscow. From 314 Condos/Apartments to 75 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Moscow for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Moscow?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Moscow. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Tverskoy District: 100 holiday rentals
  • Meshchansky District: 56 holiday rentals
  • Red Square: 405 holiday rentals
  • Moscow Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard: 406 holiday rentals
  • Northern Administrative Okrug: 64 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Moscow! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Moscow?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of holiday homes near to airports. Airports with a large selection of rentals in Moscow are:

  • Vnukovo Airport (VKO): 347 holiday houses
  • Zhukovsky (ZIA): 31 holiday houses
  • Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO): 306 holiday houses

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Moscow?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Moscow. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Red Square: 405 holiday rentals
  • Moscow Circus on Tsvetnoy Boulevard: 406 holiday rentals
  • Moscow Leningradskaya Station: 404 holiday rentals
  • Experimentanium: 406 holiday rentals
  • State Memorial Museum of Bulat Okudzhava: 379 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Moscow listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.