Full-day tour to the Tsar's village and Pavlovsk - palaces, parks and a sledgeride!
This tour will help you to get all the best of Saint Petersburg countryside in a winter time and feel the taste of Russian winter!
We will visit splendid royal palaces - the Catherine's palace and the Pavlovsk palace - where we will enjoy the tour of its incredible interiors without crowds of the high season! We will walk in the parks of these beautiful residences - but no too long in order not to get freezed to death! And of course you will experience the sledgeride in Pavlovsk park that is world famous for the beauty of its grounds!*
Between the palaces we will make a stop for lunch. To your choise it can be:
- a traditional russian restaurant where you will try all the highlights of local cuisine - borsch, dumplings and other famous dishes.
- or a romantic restaurant in a castle that originally was built for one of the emperors and famous for its atmosphere and beautiful views.
*if weather let us do it and there will be enough snow - in the case of a luck of snow a sledge can be replaced by carriage.
9am Meeting in a hotel with a guide and a driver
10am The tour in the Catherine's palace with a visit to the famous Amber room, a stroll in a park
12am Lunch time
2pm A traditional sledgeride in the Pavlovsk park
3pm The tour in Pavlovsk palace
5pm Way back to the city
The tour is available from November to April
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
Tour is flexible so its duration can change in accordance with chosen program.
Comfortable air-conditioned modern car or van - the size of vehicle depends on the size of group.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1000 RUB - Normally you don't need local cash during this trip as all the restaurants and gift shops accept Credit Cards.
1000 RUB = 15 USD
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.