Moskovskaya holiday information
|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£156|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£156|
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The mystique and history of Russia’s capital unfolds as one meanders along its illustrious boulevards. Standing proudly since 1560, the distinct and colourful minarets of Saint Basil’s Cathedral inspire fascination and awe. In Moscow, museums and galleries abound, showcasing paintings, sculptures, photography and other works by Russian and international artists.
Planning Moscow holidays
Three hours ahead of London (GMT +4), flights to Moscow are frequent. Direct flights take just under four hours. With fiercely cold winters, the best time plan Moscow and the Golden Ring holidays is from late spring (May) to early autumn (September). While the summers are hot and humid, they offer long hours of sunlight, which is perfect for exploring this intriguing city. Travel options around Moscow and the Golden Ring are extensive and include: taxis busses, trains, trams, boats, bicycles and even horses.
Discovering a time gone by: Moscow and the Golden Ring holidays
Set amidst a rural landscape, a group of ancient cities collectively known as the Golden Ring allows travellers to explore the country’s rich, turbulent history. Playing a significant role in the development of the Russian state, this region features historic churches, monasteries and forts. Evoking images of times past, these ancient, well-trodden paths can be discovered on horseback. A scenic boat journey along the Moscow and Volga rivers can take travellers directly to the cities of Rybinsk, Yaroslavl and Kostroma.
Moscow and the Golden Ring holidays: Performing arts
The stage of the famous Bolshio Theatre comes alive with an impressive schedule of regular performances including ballet, opera, dance and classical music. After the shows, visitors can enjoy a night out on the town at one of Moscow’s many bars, whether it's the Secret Bar, whose locked doors can only be opened by those who are granted keys, or the dizzying heights of the City Space Bar, which sits on the 34th floor of a Moscow hotel.