Travel itineraries in Moscow
Moscow in 2 days
We will show you the most varied facets of the city: history, artwork, architecture, and daily life. In only two days, you can become a genuine expert on the city.
Moscow in 3 days
This travel itinerary will let you see Moscow in different ways, both as a guest and as a local Muscovite, you will visit many places and learn a lot about Russian culture and life. The atmosphere of the city will definitely steal a way into your heart after such a profound immersion into the history and culture of Moscow during this 3-day tour.
Moscow in 4 days
Four days in Moscow is long enough to study the city from A to Z, from the famous must-see sights to the unusual and unique ones that tourists rarely visit.
Moscow in 1 day
If you only have just a little time to get to know the city of Moscow, we suggest that you tour the most culturally significant sights in the city, and at the same time learn a lot of interesting things about Russian culture :
Guided tours in Moscow
Excursion to Novodevichy Cemetery in Moscow
This is the country’s unique central necropolis, often called a “Moscow Père Lachaise.” It is intriguing not only because of the figures buried there and how it reflects their fates, but in terms of its sculptures and architectural design.
It is something like Moscow’s “backside,” and says more about it than you would expect.
Moscow Panoramic Tour
A sightseeing tour around Moscow, or, as we call it, a panoramic tour.
This tour will allow you to see the main sights in Moscow in a short time frame (3-4 hours). This option is perferct for those getting to know the city for the first time in all its variety. We provide the Moscow Panoramic Tour in English, German, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
A historical excursion into the troubled era of the 1930’s – 1950’s. Final analyses are contradictory, and you can assess the legacy for yourself.
Moscow Metro tour
A tour of the Moscow Metro has nothing to do with its intended purpose of transportation. Our guide will talk about the history of these “underground palaces,” as they often call Moscow’s metro station, and their architecture, history, and cultural symbols. The Moscow Metro guided tour in English, French, and other languages.
Sergiyev Posad - The Trinity Lavra of St. Sergius monastery
A guided tour to the “Eastern Orthodox Vatican” will allow you to see a unique architectural ensemble that is very important for Russian Christians. It is also an excellent opportunity to leave Moscow and explore Russian rural area.
Moscow constructivism (avant-garde)
This architectural style almost became the main one in Moscow, officially adopted by the young Soviet state. However, Stalin then radically changed his own architecture policy. Nonetheless, for almost 10 years Moscow gained many masterpieces of constructivism – far more than in other world capitals, where these projects often never left the drawing board.
Sights to visit in Moscow
The Moscow Metro is a must-see as a unique facility in terms of its complexity – a network of underground palaces that were both “cathedrals” and “train stations” for Soviet residents.
The Bolshoi Theater remains a legend to this day. In addition to ballet and opera, it is now possible to visit its backstage as part of a special tour inside the Bolshoi Theater.
Stalin’s Skyscrapers (Seven Sisters) in Moscow
The renowned “Seven Sisters” defined the look of modern Moscow, outliving their creator. Their tale can be heard during sightseeing and themed guided tours around Moscow.
One of the first pedestrian streets in Moscow, it saw Pushkin, Bunin, and Tolstoy in the flesh. It is the meeting place of all architectural styles in Moscow. And, no less important, there are the wonderful historic alleys and courtyards hidden from passers-by through small arches.
Tretyakov Gallery guided tour
A tour with an expert guide from the IdeaGuide team to Moscow’s main museum with Russian paintings, the State Tretyakov Gallery, is a mandatory item on the program if you desire to become familiar with its best specimens. The tour to the Tretyakov Gallery is given in English, German, French, Spanish, Portuguese and other languages.
VDNKh – Back in USSR
This is a tour to the Park of the Soviet Dream – a springboard of pride in front of the entire world, whose entrance is symbolically graced by the Worker and Kolkhoz Woman sculpture that won the Grand Prix at the International Exhibition in Paris in 1937.