Imperial Suburbs: Peterhof & Catherine Palaces Day Tour.

Tour Number

Activity Level

573323


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

French (basic), English (fluent)

Full day private tour of St-Petersburg environs. Visit Peterhof and Catherine Palaces and parks


Join me on this tour to visit two famous Imperial suburban residences of Russian Tzars - Peterhof and Tsarskoe Selo (Tsar's Village). During this full-day tour immerse yourself into the oppulance the baroque Grand Palace of Peterhof and Catherine Palace with its famous Amber Room. Walk the gardens of the former Imperial estates especially in the summer time and hear stories about its foundation and powerfull creators. Nowadays these two St-Petersburg residences are among the most popular touristic destinations of St-Petersburg.

• Full-day (8-hour) private tour of suburban palaces
• See ceremonial and private interiors of Grand Palace of Peterhof and Catherine Palace including Amber Room
• Enjoy Imperial gardens of Peterhof and Tsarskoye Selo (Tsar's Village)
• Learn about Imperial history of Russia

Itinerary

9:30am - Meet at your hotel
9:30-11:00am - Drive to Peterhof
11:00-12:00pm - Peterhof Grand Palace visit
12:00-1:00pm - Peterhof Lower (Fountain) Park promenade
1:00-2:00pm - Lunch break (optional)
2:00-3:00p - Drive to Tsar's Village (Tsarskoye Selo)
3:00-4:00pm - Catherine Palace visit including Amber Room
4:00-4:30pm - Catherine Park promenade
4:30-5:30pm - Drive back to the hotel

Note: This is just a sample itinerary. Catherine Palace is closed on Tuesdays. Peterhof Grand Palace is closed on Mondays. Due to a big volume of tourists in local museums during our high season I highly recommend to arrange and book this tour way in advance.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Hotel

End Point Options: Hotel

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

Comfortable air-conditioned and serviced private vehicle. Your tour vehicle type depends on your group size.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation
  • Admission Tickets

Estimated Local Cash Needed

1000 RUB - You may want to have lunch or snack during this tour. You can pay it in cash or by credit card. Major credit cards are widely accepted in local cafes and restaurants.

What’s Extra

  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Restrictions

I have no specific restrictions

Private tour guide Alex

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