Destination guide

The artsy city of Moscow awaits you

Enjoy the area's museums, theater scene and cathedral and make a vacation rental your home during your stay in Moscow. This city's monuments, cafés 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 friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Moscow

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

  • 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 features

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 vacation in Moscow. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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

Transportation options to and around Moscow

Fly into Moscow (VKO-Vnukovo Intl.), the closest airport, located 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from the city center. 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 traveling 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 around Moscow?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 290 vacation rentals near Moscow. From 195 Condos/Apartments to 75 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Moscow for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Moscow?

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

  • Central House of Artists: 279 vacation rentals
  • Arbat District: 40 vacation rentals
  • Tverskoy District: 53 vacation rentals
  • Presnensky District: 63 vacation rentals
  • Krasnoselsky District: 26 vacation rentals

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

What are the main cities to discover in Moscow?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Moscow:

  • Krasnogorsk: 111 rentals
  • Odintsovo: 169 rentals
  • Moskovsky: 116 rentals
  • Khimki: 99 rentals
  • Balashikha: 115 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Moscow?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Moscow are:

  • Vnukovo Airport (VKO): 241 vacation rentals
  • Zhukovsky (ZIA): 24 vacation rentals
  • Sheremetyevo Airport (SVO): 214 vacation rentals

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

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

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Moscow. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Central House of Artists: 279 rentals
  • Gallery of 19th and 20th Century European and American Art: 280 rentals
  • Moscow Krasnyy Stroitel Station: 258 rentals
  • Moscow Kremlin: 280 rentals
  • Moscow Mosselmash Station: 276 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.

Explore destinations around Moscow

Arbat District
40 vacation rentals
Tverskoy District
53 vacation rentals
Presnensky District
63 vacation rentals
Krasnoselsky District
26 vacation rentals
Basmanny District
33 vacation rentals
Khamovniki District
47 vacation rentals
Meshchansky District
31 vacation rentals
Zamoskvorechye District
28 vacation rentals
Yakimanka District
34 vacation rentals
Tagansky District
25 vacation rentals
South-Eastern Administrative District
29 vacation rentals
Northern Administrative Okrug
55 vacation rentals
North-Eastern Administrative Okrug
25 vacation rentals
Khoroshyovsky District
18 vacation rentals
Begovoy District
25 vacation rentals
Western Administrative Okrug
52 vacation rentals
Southern Administrative Okrug
33 vacation rentals
North-Western Administrative Okrug
24 vacation rentals
Central Administrative Okrug
148 vacation rentals
Danilovsky District
16 vacation rentals