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Hadrian’s Wall

Discover the rich Roman history and rolling landscapes of Hadrian’s Wall stretching 73 miles from the Solway Firth to the North Sea. This majestic UNESCO World Heritage Site offers ample opportunities for picturesque walks, and to visit countless museums, forts and ruins. 

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Stargazing in dark skies

Experience the unspoilt beauty and seclusion of the largest expanse of Dark Sky in Europe and gaze at the Milky Way, shooting stars and comets. 

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Historic castles

Northumberland has more castles than any other county in England, highlighting the bloody and violent history between Scotland and England. Don’t miss magnificent Bamburgh Castle which has stood guard above a spectacular stretch of Northumberland coastline for over 1,400 years.

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Holy Island

Explore the wild and peaceful Lindisfarne including the ruins of an expansive medieval monastery with ornately sculpted Celtic carvings – as well as the 16th-century Lindisfarne Castle. Cut off from the mainland twice daily by racing tides, the island offers a place for tranquility. 

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Breathtaking coastline

Experience the dazzling scenery of the Northumberland Coast with picturesque fishing towns and beautiful silver beaches. Adventure by boat to the Farne Islands, the most famous bird sanctuary in the British Isles, or the secluded medieval chapel – Warkworth Hermitage.  

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Cheviot Hills

The remote Cheviot Hills are bursting at the seams with thrilling and evocative history from Bronze Age standing stones, to the bloody Flodden Battlefield. Encounter the untamed and unforgettable Wild Chillingham cattle before visiting Chillingham Castle itself. 

A Self-Drive Adventure in Historic Northern England

Famous for its unspoilt beauty, this tour of Northumberland begins in the Roman town of Hexham and goes on to explore one of the most secluded National Parks in England. 

After discovering the park’s history, archaeology, nature and wildlife, it goes on to roam the finest beaches and castles of an unspoilt coastline where you will find an abundance of diverse wildlife and nature.

Begin your adventure discovering the ancient market town of Hexham, the perfect base for exploring Hadrian’s Wall and Kielder Forest. Stretching 84 miles from coast to coast, Hadrian’s Wall is the largest ancient monument in northern Europe. Step back in time and visit forts and museums that bring the past to life .

From Hexham, take a day trip to Kielder Forest and Water park and enjoy abundant wildlife and nature, a charming network of forest paths and the darkest, clearest skies in the country. 

Continue your journey to the glittering Northumbrian coastline and enjoy the luxurious interiors and elegant, lush gardens of the iconic Alnwick Castle. The Northumberland coast is famous for its wild, unspoilt beauty. Visit picturesque old coastal villages hardly changed by time and the romantic ruins of Dunstanburgh and Bamburgh castles. There is the option to visit Holy Island, which is accessible at low tide across the causeway and where the monastery became a centre for Christianity. You could also travel by boat to National Nature Reserves, home to charismatic pairs of puffins, and sprawling grey seal pups. 

Finally, head inland to the heart of the Cheviot Hills to learn about the unique white cattle which are rarer than Giant Pandas, and experience the living history and culture that hides in every inch of the ancient battleground between England and Scotland.

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The holiday ideas on our website are just examples of the amazing trips we offer.  Think of this itinerary as a starting point which can be tailored into something completely unique to you by our award-winning specialists.

We love the opportunity to use our first-hand knowledge and experience to design and deliver the perfect, bespoke holiday experience for you.

Day 1: Arrive in Hadrian's Wall Country

Travel through picturesque Northumberland countryside to historic Hadrian’s Wall country. You could visit Hexham Abbey and its Roman crypt, the oldest purpose-built prison in England, and experience the town’s vibrant cultural and arts scene. Overnight – Hadrian’s Wall Country

Day 2: Explore Hadrian’s Wall

A full day to discover an array of Roman history and explore countless historic sites. Visit Housesteads Roman Fort at Bardon Mill, watch live excavations at the Vindolanda archaeology site, and relive ancient battles at the Roman Army Museum. Overnight – Hadrian’s Wall Country

Day 3: Discover Kielder Forest & Water Park

Drive north to the remote Kielder Water and Forest Park where you can enjoy breathtaking scenery, meander through charming woods to secluded picnic spots, follow the outdoor Sculpture Trail and learn about diverse wildlife. End the day soaking up the wonders of the night sky in the Kielder Observatory. Overnight – Hadrian’s Wall Country

Day 4: Hadrian's Wall Country to the Northumberland Coast

Travel north from Hadrian’s Wall to the golden beaches of the Northumberland Coast. En route, you could visit the ancient village and Hermitage of Warkworth and Alnwick Castle & Gardens which features in Harry Potter. Overnight – Northumberland Coast

Day 5: Northumberland Coast Sightseeing

A full day’s adventure on the idyllic Northumberland Coast could feature a visit to the striking Bamburgh Castle, a boat trip to visit the wildlife of the Farne Islands, or skimming over the sand causeway to the incredible Holy Island of Lindisfarne. Overnight – Northumberland Coast

Day 6: Explore the Cheviot Hills

Venture into unexplored territory in the secluded Cheviot Hills and take the opportunity to learn about Northumberland’s haunting history. Walk through hidden hillforts to wild waterfalls, encounter the untamed and unforgettable Wild Chillingham cattle before visiting ‘England’s most haunted castle’. Overnight – Northumberland Coast

Day 7: Depart the Northumberland Coast

After breakfast, it is time to end your memorable journey through northern England and begin your onward travel. 

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Our discerning team has a wealth of experience, and we extensively research and regularly review all of the accommodation we select for our clients.

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A collection of quality 4* Guest Houses and 3* Hotels often located in beautiful locations which provide an excellent standard of accommodation.

Tastefully decorated and furnished, these properties are generally owned and operated by locals who have a genuine passion for their region which they are keen to share with you. Their warm hospitality is sure to be a highlight of your experience.

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It also comprises larger 4* Hotels selected for their high standard of accommodation, exceptional service, and great location. These range from traditional luxury to contemporary Hotels.

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These are truly magical places and amongst the best England has to offer. The perfect choice when you would like somewhere really special which can be a treat for the night or for your entire holiday.

Our packages include car rental and comprehensive insurance for the duration of your holiday. Absolute Escapes has an excellent relationship with a number of car hire operators and we are able to offer quality vehicles and great value for money.

If you plan to bring your own vehicle, we are also able to offer this itinerary without a rental car.

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Northumberland Travel Guide (including tips, itinerary + map)

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Our Northumberland Travel Guide includes recommended places to visit and things to do, accommodation options, tips and more for this beautiful English county. Everything you need to plan your visit and essential reading for any visitor to Northumberland!

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With more castles than any other county in England, a stunning coastline lined with sandy beaches, pretty towns and villages, a tidal island with a rich cultural history and heritage, the remains of a Roman wall which marked the northernmost boundary of the Holy Roman Empire and a national park which boasts of the cleanest air, cleanest rivers and the darkest skies in England Northumberland in the North East really is the county with it all!

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FAQs – Planning your visit to Northumberland

The weather in Northumberland can be unpredictable in every season. It can be cold and windy all year around so it is essential to pack accordingly.

Whilst the summer months can be hot there is always the possibility of a sea fret (a cool mist that covers the coast) and temperatures will drop considerably.

  • Carry change for car parking! Prepare to arrive early in the day to secure parking at popular spots (or you may find you have to park some distance away)
  • Check for low tide if you are planning to visit Holy Island.
  • If you are visiting in summer prepare to enjoy the longer daylight hours (sunset can be as late as 9:50 in the evening!) Longer days means you can fit more into your itinerary!
  • Enjoy some traditional food and drink including Craster kippers, Earl Grey tea, Newcastle Brown Ale, ham and pease pudding stotties and pan haggerty.
  • Locals are called Geordie and have a very distinct accent.

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Option 1 – By car/train/coach from London

Northumberland is England’s northernmost county. It is approximately 470 kms from London and takes around 5 hours by car (I would recommend stops in a number of other destinations on the way though!)

Tip – If you are planning a road trip around the UK the Northumberland Coastal Route is a beautiful drive and very popular especially during the summer months.

The train journey from London ( King’s Cross ) to Newcastle takes around 3 hours and is a lovely trip (stop off in York on the way)

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National Express Coaches travel regularly every day from Victoria Coach Station to Newcastle. This will be the cheapest but also the slowest option.

Option 2 – By car/train/coach from Edinburgh

Driving from Edinburgh to the Northumberland coast only takes around 2 hours. Alternatively, take the train from Edinburgh to Newcastle (around 2 hours) and pick up a hire car to explore Northumberland.

There are also day tours available from Edinburgh (see below for recommendations) which visit a number of top sights and attractions in Northumberland.

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Option 3 – Fly into Newcastle Airport

Newcastle Airport is the nearest international airport for visitors to Northumberland. Pick up a hire car at the airport if you plan to explore Northumberland as it is the best way to get around the county.

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If you prefer to take a day tour to the North East of England there are trips available from Edinburgh

  • Hadrian’s Wall & Roman Britain 1-Day Tour – Discover the highlights of Roman Britain and Hadrian’s Wall on this small group tour from Edinburgh.
  • Holy Island, Alnwick Castle & Northumbria – Take a scenic, coastal route into the Medieval Kingdom of Northumbria. This tour includes a visit to the Holy Island of Lindisfarne which once the most important centre of religious learning in the British Isles and the medieval market town of Alnwick.
  • Alnwick Castle & Scottish Borders Day Tour – Cross the Scottish border into England and admire the beautiful scenery of the Borders and explore magnificent Alnwick Castle and its gardens.

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Rosatom starts production of rare-earth magnets for wind power generation

T VEL Fuel Company of Rosatom has started gradual localization of rare-earth magnets manufacturing for wind power plants generators. The first sets of magnets have been manufactured and shipped to the customer.

In total, the contract between Elemash Magnit LLC (an enterprise of TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom in Elektrostal, Moscow region) and Red Wind B.V. (a joint venture of NovaWind JSC and the Dutch company Lagerwey) foresees manufacturing and supply over 200 sets of magnets. One set is designed to produce one power generator.

“The project includes gradual localization of magnets manufacturing in Russia, decreasing dependence on imports. We consider production of magnets as a promising sector for TVEL’s metallurgical business development. In this regard, our company does have the relevant research and technological expertise for creation of Russia’s first large-scale full cycle production of permanent rare-earth magnets,” commented Natalia Nikipelova, President of TVEL JSC.

“NovaWind, as the nuclear industry integrator for wind power projects, not only made-up an efficient supply chain, but also contributed to the development of inter-divisional cooperation and new expertise of Rosatom enterprises. TVEL has mastered a unique technology for the production of magnets for wind turbine generators. These technologies will be undoubtedly in demand in other areas as well,” noted Alexander Korchagin, Director General of NovaWind JSC.

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  • Follow the sweeping Northumberland Coast and stay in seaside villages
  • Hadrian's Wall, an iconic British landmark and UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore historic Lindisfarne Castle and Priory
  • Hike through the heather-clad moors of the Simonside Hills
  • Discover castles and ruins including Warkworth, Dunstanburgh and Bamburgh

England's northernmost county has plenty to offer in the way of varied natural landscapes, ideal for an escape to the coast and countryside. Set off along the Northumberland Coast to experience some of the finest coastal paths in the UK. Discover an unspoiled region steeped in history, exploring crumbling ruins, ancient castles, or the iconic Hadrian's Wall. Savour the local speciality 'smoked kippers' in the fishing harbour of Craster whilst enjoying far-reaching views to the North Sea.

Walk the   Northumberland Coast Path   to enjoy the deserted sandy beaches, cliffs and castles of Northumberland, or walk the   Hadrian's Wall Path   to delve further into Northern England and its beautiful countryside. Go back in time and discover some of Europe's most famous Christian sites whilst walking the St Cuthbert's Way . Or to immerse yourself in the rich local history, follow the St Oswald's Way pilgrimage route from Holy Island to Hadrian's Wall Country. 

Stay in charming, family-run accommodations  where a warm Northumbrian welcome always awaits.  Enjoy the ease of having your luggage transferred daily, allowing you to walk with just a light daypack and your packed lunch. Your pre-departure information pack will tell you all you need to know to make the most of your adventure.  Simply pick an itinerary, and let us take care of everything else!

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Macs Adventure has been running self-guided walking holidays in Northumberland since 2005. Hadrian's Wall Path was the first, our second-ever trip, it seemed an obvious choice when the trail opened in 2003. It gave people a chance to walk alongside history, through some beautiful landscapes and we just knew that our customers would love it. 

After spending some time in Northumberland, we realised that this county had much more to see. We introduced the St Cuthbert’s Way in 2008 , another historic trail, crossing the Scottish and English border to Holy Island. This route has an interesting religious history passing close to graceful ruins of Dryburgh Abbey and the cave where St Cuthbert’s remains were stored.

We have been offering the St Oswald’s Way since 2009 , a walk that links places associated with St Oswald, The King of Northumbria in the early 7 th century. This walk starts in Holy Island and finishes in Hadrian’s Wall country. In 2011, we also added the Northumberland Coastal Path to our collection of national trails in Northern England. The coastal route takes you through an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, visiting the unspoiled, deserted beaches of Northumberland.

We now send close to 1200 walkers to Northumberland every year and have over 550 Reviews to back up how much work we put in to ensure every single customer has a great experience. We wanted to provide the freedom to choose your route, itinerary and travel companions and to take each walk at your own pace. 

We offer flexible, tailor-made Northumberland experiences that get you in comfortable, friendly overnight accommodation in local B&Bs and guesthouses . We carry your bags to lighten your load so you can concentrate on simply putting one foot in front of the other and enjoying the unique culture, food and scenery of Northern England. You can book with confidence that we have it all covered for you. 

We want to showcase our expertise, by giving you all the resources you will ever need. In the planning stage, we have free guides, comprehensive videos and a host of staff with their own walking experiences, waiting to answer your questions. On the route, we use high-quality digital mapping as well as the best maps and guidebooks to make sure you find your way.  

We love Northumberland and our main aim is to make sure that you do too.  

Why book your Northumberland Walking Holiday with Macs Adventure?

  • Northumberland is England’s northernmost county , right at the top of England. Bordering Scotland there is a long and interesting history to discover.
  • It is the birthplace of Earl Grey tea, it was blended in Northumberland in the 1830s at the request of Lady Grey, wife of former Prime Minister Earl Grey.
  • Northumberland has more castles than any other English county, it is a legacy of the rich history of this region.
  • The Northumberland Coast is a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty . This does not come as a surprise with its well-balanced mix of long beaches, sandy dunes, cliffs and islands.

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Thinking of walking Hadrian's Wall Path, but don't know where to start? 

Macs Adventure to the rescue! Simply download our Free 14-page Hadrian's Wall Path guide from the link below to read on your phone, tablet or good old printed page.  

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Take a Break  - Especially if you are there for a good slice of history, taking a break on the walk is essential.  This will give you more time to explore one of the museums on the route. An extra night in Once Brewed, for instance, will let you have more time at Housesteads. For more information, take a look at our blog -  6 best Historical Sites on Hadrian's Wall Path  for some inspiration. 

Preserve the History  -  Oh, it is tempting, to walk along the top of the wall, to do a little dance on it for your trip video. However, the wall is pretty old and needs a bit of TLC so being on the wall is frowned upon. Also, walking over lumps and bumps in the ground should be avoided where possible as there could be archaeological goodies waiting to be found. You wouldn't want to be unknowingly crushing some poor footsoldiers amphora! 

Make sure you have the right gear -  Take a look at our  Hadrian's Wall equipment blog  for more details – as this can make a big difference to how enjoyable you find the walk.  For this particular walk, its all about the boots. Make sure you have comfortable, waterproof boots with a couple of pairs of good walking socks.

Meet the locals. -  Quite often the B&B owners and locals are the best people to speak to about ideas for alternative routes, places to see, lunch stops etc. This local knowledge can really help make your walk go as smoothly as possible. 

Top Tips for Hadrian's Wall Path

Q: What fitness level is required to fully enjoy this experience?

A: This is a fairly level route with a few more challenging climbs, especially between Kirk Yetholm and Wooler where the route meets the Pennine Way national trail. However, this is nothing that involves too much ascent/descent and it is well suited to the regular walker. At this point, your legs will be well used to the walking and you will be rewarded with far-reaching views over the surrounding hills.  Depending on the chosen itinerary the grade of this trip is either easy to moderate or moderate.

Q: Should I check the tides for Holy Island?

A: The final section of your walk is one of the most spectacular and unusual. The scenery is unique and although you follow the road for most of the way to Holy Island, the changing vistas and abundant birdlife will keep you occupied. Make sure you  check the tidal chart for the day you pass the causeway and don't forget to check when it is safe to cross the following day. Check out the safe tide crossings  here .

Q: Can I visit St Cuthbert's Cave?

A: Yes, on the stretch from Wooler to Fenwick you can visit the cave which is hidden deep in the Kyloe Hills.  It is believed the monks of Lindisfarne brought the saint’s body here as a safe resting place. Climb up above the cave and you can enjoy far-reaching views to the Northumberland Coast. 

Q: When is the best time of year to walk along St Cuthbert's Way?

A: This historic path is best enjoyed between spring and autumn. Traditionally, April and May have been the most popular time of year to walk the route, as the theory goes that the weather is better. In our opinion, anywhere between April and September should offer a wonderful experience.

For more information, please read our blog called  Frequently asked questions about the St Cuthbert’s Way .

St Cuthbert's Way FAQ's

Northumberland   is hot! Deserted sandy beaches, dramatic views and historic castles capture the experience of walking the   Northumberland Coastal Path , but there is so much more. Here are the top reasons why you should be walking this unspoilt coastal route this summer!

It is accessible

Northumberland is England’s northernmost county, right next to Scotland. The area is well connected by road, rail, air and sea with excellent transportation links. If you are arriving by car, you are lucky enough to travel on the most scenic routes with views to the rugged coast. 

It is a classic national trail

This is a classic point to point walking trip, where you stay in different seaside villages each night. The well-waymarked route follows the coast in most places, apart from the inland stretch between Belford and Holy Island. Although most of the walk is level, there are a few climbs involved but nothing too strenuous for a regular walker.

It is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

The   Northumbrian Coast   has been recognised by the experts as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and is home to some wildlife that is rare to find and endangered. Thousands of ducks, geese and waders feed on the mudflats, and the Grey Seals are known to breed on the Farne Islands just off the Northumberland Coast.

It has the warmest hospitality

Northumbria is not only steeped in history (read more about this in our blog about the   historical highlights of the Northumberland Coastal Path ), but it is also known for its warm Northumbrian hospitality and its traditions. Such as the famous oak smoked kippers of which the Robson’s family is a great example. The family business specialises in the traditional method of smoking fish in Craster, where the kippers and salmon are still cured in the original smokehouses that are over 130 years old.

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Rosatom Starts Production of Rare-Earth Magnets for Wind Power Generation

TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom has started gradual localization of rare-earth magnets manufacturing for wind power plants generators. The first sets of magnets have been manufactured and shipped to the customer.

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In total, the contract between Elemash Magnit LLC (an enterprise of TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom in Elektrostal, Moscow region) and Red Wind B.V. (a joint venture of NovaWind JSC and the Dutch company Lagerwey) foresees manufacturing and supply over 200 sets of magnets. One set is designed to produce one power generator.

“The project includes gradual localization of magnets manufacturing in Russia, decreasing dependence on imports. We consider production of magnets as a promising sector for TVEL’s metallurgical business development. In this regard, our company does have the relevant research and technological expertise for creation of Russia’s first large-scale full cycle production of permanent rare-earth magnets,” commented Natalia Nikipelova, President of TVEL JSC.

“NovaWind, as the nuclear industry integrator for wind power projects, not only made-up an efficient supply chain, but also contributed to the development of inter-divisional cooperation and new expertise of Rosatom enterprises. TVEL has mastered a unique technology for the production of magnets for wind turbine generators. These technologies will be undoubtedly in demand in other areas as well,” noted Alexander Korchagin, Director General of NovaWind JSC.

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TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom incorporates enterprises for the fabrication of nuclear fuel, conversion and enrichment of uranium, production of gas centrifuges, as well as research and design organizations. It is the only supplier of nuclear fuel for Russian nuclear power plants. TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom provides nuclear fuel for 73 power reactors in 13 countries worldwide, research reactors in eight countries, as well as transport reactors of the Russian nuclear fleet. Every sixth power reactor in the world operates on fuel manufactured by TVEL. www.tvel.ru

NovaWind JSC is a division of Rosatom; its primary objective is to consolidate the State Corporation's efforts in advanced segments and technological platforms of the electric power sector. The company was founded in 2017. NovaWind consolidates all of the Rosatom’s wind energy assets – from design and construction to power engineering and operation of wind farms.

Overall, by 2023, enterprises operating under the management of NovaWind JSC, will install 1 GW of wind farms. http://novawind.ru

Elemash Magnit LLC is a subsidiary of Kovrov Mechanical Plant (an enterprise of the TVEL Fuel Company of Rosatom) and its main supplier of magnets for production of gas centrifuges. The company also produces magnets for other industries, in particular, for the automotive

industry. The production facilities of Elemash Magnit LLC are located in the city of Elektrostal, Moscow Region, at the site of Elemash Machine-Building Plant (a nuclear fuel fabrication facility of TVEL Fuel Company).

Rosatom is a global actor on the world’s nuclear technology market. Its leading edge stems from a number of competitive strengths, one of which is assets and competences at hand in all nuclear segments. Rosatom incorporates companies from all stages of the technological chain, such as uranium mining and enrichment, nuclear fuel fabrication, equipment manufacture and engineering, operation of nuclear power plants, and management of spent nuclear fuel and nuclear waste. Nowadays, Rosatom brings together about 350 enterprises and organizations with the workforce above 250 K. https://rosatom.ru/en/

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Moscow metro private tours.

  • 2-hour tour $87:  10 Must-See Moscow Metro stations with hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • 3-hour tour $137:  20 Must-See Moscow Metro stations with Russian lunch in beautifully-decorated Metro Diner + hotel pick-up and drop off. 
  • Metro pass is included in the price of both tours.

Highlight of Metro Tour

  • Visit 10 must-see stations of Moscow metro on 2-hr tour and 20 Metro stations on 3-hr tour, including grand Komsomolskaya station with its distinctive Baroque décor, aristocratic Mayakovskaya station with Soviet mosaics, legendary Revolution Square station with 72 bronze sculptures and more!
  • Explore Museum of Moscow Metro and learn a ton of technical and historical facts;
  • Listen to the secrets about the Metro-2, a secret line supposedly used by the government and KGB;
  • Experience a selection of most striking features of Moscow Metro hidden from most tourists and even locals;
  • Discover the underground treasure of Russian Soviet past – from mosaics to bronzes, paintings, marble arches, stained glass and even paleontological elements;
  • Learn fun stories and myths about Coffee Ring, Zodiac signs of Moscow Metro and more;
  • Admire Soviet-era architecture of pre- and post- World War II perious;
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Sparrow Hills from Luzhniki Metro Bridge – MetroMost, the only station of Moscow Metro located over water and the highest station above ground level;
  • If lucky, catch a unique «Aquarelle Train» – a wheeled picture gallery, brightly painted with images of peony, chrysanthemums, daisies, sunflowers and each car unit is unique;
  • Become an expert at navigating the legendary Moscow Metro system;
  • Have fun time with a very friendly local;
  • + Atmospheric Metro lunch in Moscow’s the only Metro Diner (included in a 3-hr tour)

Hotel Pick-up

Metro stations:.

Komsomolskaya

Novoslobodskaya

Prospekt Mira

Belorusskaya

Mayakovskaya

Novokuznetskaya

Revolution Square

Sparrow Hills

+ for 3-hour tour

Victory Park

Slavic Boulevard

Vystavochnaya

Dostoevskaya

Elektrozavodskaya

Partizanskaya

Museum of Moscow Metro

  • Drop-off  at your hotel, Novodevichy Convent, Sparrow Hills or any place you wish
  • + Russian lunch  in Metro Diner with artistic metro-style interior for 3-hour tour

Fun facts from our Moscow Metro Tours:

From the very first days of its existence, the Moscow Metro was the object of civil defense, used as a bomb shelter, and designed as a defense for a possible attack on the Soviet Union.

At a depth of 50 to 120 meters lies the second, the coded system of Metro-2 of Moscow subway, which is equipped with everything you need, from food storage to the nuclear button.

According to some sources, the total length of Metro-2 reaches over 150 kilometers.

The Museum was opened on Sportivnaya metro station on November 6, 1967. It features the most interesting models of trains and stations.

Coffee Ring

The first scheme of Moscow Metro looked like a bunch of separate lines. Listen to a myth about Joseph Stalin and the main brown line of Moscow Metro.

Zodiac Metro

According to some astrologers, each of the 12 stops of the Moscow Ring Line corresponds to a particular sign of the zodiac and divides the city into astrological sector.

Astrologers believe that being in a particular zadiac sector of Moscow for a long time, you attract certain energy and events into your life.

Paleontological finds 

Red marble walls of some of the Metro stations hide in themselves petrified inhabitants of ancient seas. Try and find some!

  • Every day each car in  Moscow metro passes  more than 600 km, which is the distance from Moscow to St. Petersburg.
  • Moscow subway system is the  5th in the intensity  of use (after the subways of Beijing, Tokyo, Seoul and Shanghai).
  • The interval in the movement of trains in rush hour is  90 seconds .

What you get:

  • + A friend in Moscow.
  • + Private & customized Moscow tour.
  • + An exciting pastime, not just boring history lessons.
  • + An authentic experience of local life.
  • + Flexibility during the walking tour: changes can be made at any time to suit individual preferences.
  • + Amazing deals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in the very best cafes & restaurants. Discounts on weekdays (Mon-Fri).
  • + A photo session amongst spectacular Moscow scenery that can be treasured for a lifetime.
  • + Good value for souvenirs, taxis, and hotels.
  • + Expert advice on what to do, where to go, and how to make the most of your time in Moscow.

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Will it be easy to find my way in the Moscow Metro? It is a question many visitors ask themselves before hitting the streets of the Russian capital. As metro is the main means of transport in Moscow – fast, reliable and safe – having some skills in using it will help make your visit more successful and smooth. On top of this, it is the most beautiful metro in the world !

. There are over 220 stations and 15 lines in the Moscow Metro. It is open from 6 am to 1 am. Trains come very frequently: during the rush hour you won't wait for more than 90 seconds! Distances between stations are quite long – 1,5 to 2 or even 3 kilometers. Metro runs inside the city borders only. To get to the airport you will need to take an onground train - Aeroexpress.

RATES AND TICKETS

Paper ticket A fee is fixed and does not depend on how far you go. There are tickets for a number of trips: 1, 2 or 60 trips; or for a number of days: 1, 3 days or a month. Your trips are recorded on a paper ticket. Ifyou buy a ticket for several trips you can share it with your traveling partner passing it from one to the other at the turnstile.

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On every station there is cashier and machines (you can switch it to English). Cards and cash are accepted. 1 trip - 55 RUB 2 trips - 110 RUB

Tickets for 60 trips and day passes are available only at the cashier's.

60 rides - 1900 RUB

1 day - 230 RUB 3 days - 438 RUB 30 days - 2170 RUB.

The cheapest way to travel is buying Troyka card . It is a plastic card you can top up for any amount at the machine or at the ticket office. With it every trip costs 38 RUB in the metro and 21 RUB in a bus. You can get the card in any ticket office. Be prepared to leave a deposit of 50 RUB. You can get it back returning the card to the cashier.

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SamsungPay, ApplePay and PayPass cards.

One turnstile at every station accept PayPass and payments with phones. It has a sticker with the logos and located next to the security's cabin.

GETTING ORIENTED

At the platfrom you will see one of these signs.

It indicates the line you are at now (line 6), shows the direction train run and the final stations. Numbers below there are of those lines you can change from this line.

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In trains, stations are announced in Russian and English. In newer trains there are also visual indication of there you are on the line.

To change lines look for these signs. This one shows the way to line 2.

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There are also signs on the platfrom. They will help you to havigate yourself. (To the lines 3 and 5 in this case). 

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