Day Trip / Out of Town, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Shore Excursion
Kid Friendly: Yes. I take care of your kids, so i recommend this tour from 10 years old by my car and from 1 month with an independent driver ( i can offer to you my best driver with a little bit of extra charge)
I take care of your needs so we can hire an independent driver with a little bit of extra charge to stop closer to the museums and not to have problems with parking places !
Maximum travelers: 4
Spanish (conversational), Russian (fluent), English (fluent)
Drive to the Russian Imperial Palaces around St Petersburg
The tour will be given on my car, we will travel around Saint - Petersburg my guests will enjoy the beauty of the Catherine Palace (1 hour from the city centre).
The compositional centre of the ensemble is the Great Tsarskoye Selo or Catherine Palace - a splendid example of the Russian Baroque. Visitors are enraptured by the sumptuous décor of the Great Hall and the Golden Enfilade of state rooms that includes the world-famous Amber Room. Today, as we enter the palace, we can sense the spirit of the times of Empresses Elizabeth and Catherine II and admire unique works of fine and applied art.
And what about Petergof? Dotted with sparkling fountains, the Lower Park and Upper Gardens flow effortlessly into the shady and romantic glades of Alexandria, forming a unique fusion of regular and landscape parks.
After pick-up we will drive around one hour to Pushkin to visit Catherine Palace where we will spend approximately 2 hours.
We will break for a nice lunch or a snack, as per your choice.
We will drive one hour to Petergof - the Russian Versailles - to visit the beautiful gardens and fountains, where we will spend around 90 minutes. Then we will travel back to the city after a beautiful day.
* Catherine palace - Tuesday
On Tuesdays we will visit Grand Palace of Petergof instead
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I can meet you at your hotel lobby, the cruise ship port or another agreed upon location in Saint Petersburg.
End location: I will drop you off at your hotel, the cruise ship port or another agreed upon location in Saint Petersburg.
Duration: 7 hours
Heavy traffic can affect the duration of the tour.
This tour is given on my comfortable car Nissan Teana
New, clean, cosy, leather seats, air-conditioned
Capacity 1- 4 passangers + luggage
My services as your private tour guide
Transportation by modern, clean, non-smoking, air conditioned vehicle
Tickets to Catherine Palace with Amber Room and Petergof gardens
All port and city taxes and fees
A bottle of water per person
Vodka to try :) or any other surprise from me
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1000 Rubles - Lunch
I won't be able to guide you if you have bought tickets by yourself :(