Peterhof + Pushkin (the Catherine palace) Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

72107


Categories

Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 3

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (advanced), Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

Visiting 2 summer palaces in one day with a local private guide


In the begining of the 18th century Peterhof became official summer residence of Peter the Great and then it was used by all Russian emperors for official receptions, parties etc.

Tsarskoe Selo was founded at the same time and the palace there belonged to Catherine the 1st - wife of Peter the 1st (Great).

During the tour we will visit the Grand Peterhof palace and the Catherine palace in Tsarskoe Selo.

Customers pay cash to me for the tickets to the palaces I bought for them in advance.

In Peterhof we can visit just the Lower park with fountains (without visiting the Grand Palace) or one of the "small" palaces.

The Catherine palace is closed on Tuesdays and the last Monday of the month.

Itinerary

- meeting in the city centre
- driving to Peterhof, guided tour in Peterhof
- driving to Tsarskoe Selo, visit Catherine Palace
- getting back to the city.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: hotel / City centre

End location: hotel / City centre

Duration: 8 hours

Transportation

private vehicle

What’s Included

- transfer from and to the city (hotel, apartment)
- guided tour in Petehof Grand Palace and at the Catherine Palace in Tsarskoe Selo
- transportation private vehicle.
- reservation tickets for both palaces and parks.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3980 roubles - per person
= tickets to the Catherine Palace and park + Peterhof Grand Palace and park

What’s Extra

tickets are not included in the price of the tour.
customers pay cash to me for the tickets I bought for them in advance.

A Recent Review of this tour

We tailored our tour with Nikolai for Petergof, the Ekaterina Summer Palace and the Hermitage Museum. He knew how to best use of our time; e.g. we entered the main palace easily whereas we could tell it was very crowded by the time we left out. Being a tailored tour, he was very open to tweak it and provided suggestions along the route about what to see and responded all of our questions demonstrating that he is very knowledgeable of these locations. Outstanding job!! Highly recommended!!
Jetxika Nunez

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