Private Tour of Catherine's palace

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Tour Number

Activity Level

275787


Categories

Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 4

Language(s)

explanation

Russian (fluent), English (fluent)

Catherine's palace and the Amber room with a local private guide


Catherine's palace and park - one of the most beautiful summer residences of the Russian Tzar's family- is located in 25 km from St. Petersburg. It was originally built for Catherine I as her "palace of 16 chambers". The grounds were presented to her as a wedding gift by her dear husband Peter I.
Later the palace was redesigned for her daughter Elisabeth in luxurious baroco. Even today magnificence of the Grand hall and the Golden suite of rooms impresses all visitors.
You will enjoy the Amber room what is called "the eighth wonder of the world" and know it's mysterious story.
This tour can include Troika ride.
The tour can be combined with the Pavlovsk tour.

Itinerary

10:00 meeting at the hotel
10:00-11:00 drive to the Tzar's village
11:00-13:30 tour of Catherine's palace and park
15. 00 return to the hotel

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We can meet in the lobby or your hotel or by the ship in the Sea port. I can come and meet you at the Airport or Railway station.

End location: In the end of the tour we can drop you of at the place of your choice.

Duration: 5 hours

Transportation

This is a museum walking tour. Transport to and from Catherine's Palace will be done by my own car Chevrolet Captiva.

What’s Included

Other: -My services as a professional licensed tour guide
-private a/c vehicle
-All local taxes
-Cost of museum ticket

*this tour is priced and designed for 1-4 persons, if your group is larger than 4, please contact me for a customized tour that meets your needs.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

200 Rouble - Bring about 100-200 roubles in case you want to buy a bottle of water or a book

What’s Extra

Other: *Any items or purchases of a personal nature are not included in the price of the tour.

A Recent Review of this tour

A wonderful day in St. Petersburg with Elena and her beautiful daughter Anastasia. Elena met us on time in her very nice SUV. We saw Catherine's Palace in rooms accessible to us only through Elena's contact. Of course including the unbelievable Amber Room. Elena is patriotic, knows her history and is eager to share it with her clients. Perfect guide, perfect tour.
Corinne Keene

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