Peterhof Experience Tour

Peterhof Experience Tour
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$99
Duration: 6 hours
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Description

Peterhof palace and gardens private & small groups tour by Most.Petersburg

The Russian Versailles or Peterhof is the first royal summer residence built for Peter the Great and his family. Peter himself drew the grandiose project of this place with amazing palaces; hundreds of fountains and numerous cascades Walking along picturesque paths in the gardens of this residence brings you back to the 18th century because there are a lot of original creations of Russian Emperor left. Especially interesting is the largest in the world fountain system, which works without any pumps. Isn`t it a miracle?

We start our tour with an exclusive water cruise through the Neva river to the Gulf of Finland on a comfortable high-speed "Meteor" ship. Don't forget your cameras and warm clothes because it can be quite cold on the boat. When we arrive we will have a perfect opportunity to admire a beautiful view on the Gulf of Finland from the Lower Park of Peterhof, and then we are going to explore Peterhof Grand Palace and Gardens with numerous magnificent sculptures, fountains and landscapes. Our private guide is always glad to help you to immerse into the atmosphere of the imperial time when Peterhof wasn't a museum but the greatest imperial summer residence. Finally we go back to St. Petersburg by high-speed "Meteor" ship.

What is in the tour: 

  • Water cruise through the Neva river to the Gulf of Finland on high-speed "Meteor" ship - cameras at the ready! 
  • Excursion in Peterhof Palace 
  • Excursion in the Peterhof Gardens 
  • Water cruise on high-speed "Meteor" ship back to the city center 

Peterhof palace and gardens private & small groups tour by Most.Petersburg

The Russian Versailles or Peterhof is the first royal summer residence built for Peter the Great and his family. Peter himself drew the grandiose project of this place with amazing palaces; hundreds of fountains and numerous cascades Walking along picturesque paths in the gardens of this residence brings you back to the 18th century because there are a lot of original creations of Russian Emperor left. Especially interesting is the largest in the world fountain system, which works without any pumps. Isn`t it a miracle?