Private Peterhof Tour from St Petersburg

Private Peterhof Tour from St Petersburg
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$119
Duration: 7 hours
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Description

See all the Peterhof - the “Russian Versailles” with your private local guide. Peterhof is one of the most superb and jaw-dropping attractions in the city. Its long rich history and breathtaking views will give you an unforgettable experience.

Here's what expects you: Cruise along the Neva river, Peterhof Park and Gardens, Peterhof Fountains, The Grottoes of the Grand Cascade, Tsaritsyn Pavilion, Marly Palace and much more!

Your knowledgeable guide will tell you all about the history of the place, the royal families and outstanding personalities who lived there, like Peter the Great and Empress Elizabeth, and you will see the most beautiful fountains including the truly spectacular Grand Cascade.

You will be able to take thousands of fascinating shots of the local surroundings and feel the royal atmosphere of the place.

*The fountains work only from May through September. 

Timing is flexible and you can start the tour any time you prefer.  

This tour can be customized to make it a unique experience for you. Your private local guide will meet you in the hotel lobby and discuss the tour itinerary with you at the beginning of the tour.  

Highlights

  • Discover a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one of the Wonders of Russia;
  • Listen to many secrets and intriguing stories of Russian royalty;
  • Explore the largest Palace of Peterhof, the Grand Palace;
  • Take pictures of one of the finest landscapes in Europe;
  • Have a scenic stroll around the area;
  • Get soaked in a Joke fountain;
  • Enjoy the Russian lunch, a pancake house located on the waterfront.
  • Enjoy Neva cruise on a high-speed hydrofoil, one of the most exciting things to do in Saint Petersburg.

10am Your friendly local guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel and you will launch on a thrilling journey along the Neva river, which is a must-to-do experience in the “Venice of the North”. Hydrofoil is the quickest and most beautiful way to get to the main attraction of St. Petersburg.

11am You’ll enjoy panoramic vistas and will see historically significant monuments and landmarks of St Petersburg during your river cruise n Hydrofoil - the Hermitage, the Peter and Paul fortress, Vasilyevsky Island.

12pm Then you will explore the Peterhof together with your friendly local guide, who will tell you amusing stories and fun facts of the intriguing past. The gorgeous Grand Palace and park complex is called the Kingdom of fountains. 176 fountains and water cascades decorate the park composition.

1pm Take in the views of the palaces, pavilions, statues, alleys and flower beds - all full of chic and grandeur. Everything here is a reminiscent of a great bygone era, which creates a perfect blend and a historic vibe. You will easily get swept away with a spirit of the moment.

You can also remind yourself those days when you were a child and enjoy a magical experience of getting soaked in Joke fountains.

2pm You can enjoy your lunch in a traditional Russian style with the views of the Gulf of Finland and feel like royalty.

3pm For more aristocratic experience,
you can explore Grand Palace with channels, the Palace and park ensemble of Alexandria, Monplaisir Palace with greenhouses, Marly Palace with gardens, orchards and fish ponds, and, of course, the Grottoes.

4pm After the tour, your guide will get you back to St Petersburg and leave you at your hotel or any centrally-located place you wish at around 5pm.

See all the Peterhof - the “Russian Versailles” with your private local guide. Peterhof is one of the most superb and jaw-dropping attractions in the city. Its long rich history and breathtaking views will give you an unforgettable experience.

Here's what expects you: Cruise along the Neva river, Peterhof Park and Gardens, Peterhof Fountains, The Grottoes of the Grand Cascade, Tsaritsyn Pavilion, Marly Palace and much more!

Your knowledgeable guide will tell you all about the history of the place, the royal families and outstanding personalities who lived there, like Peter the Great and Empress Elizabeth, and you will see the most beautiful fountains including the truly spectacular Grand Cascade.

You will be able to take thousands of fascinating shots of the local surroundings and feel the royal atmosphere of the place.

*The fountains work only from May through September.