Private Shore Excursion with Peterhof and Canal Cruise

Private Shore Excursion with Peterhof and Canal Cruise
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours > Day Cruises > Canal Cruise
$140
Duration: 8 hours
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If you are already familiar with St Petersburg, take this great relaxing tour to see the astonishing fountain ensemble of Peterhof and visit the Grand Palace. You will see the Lower Park of Peterhof full of fountains and cascades, and walk through the enfilade of Petrodvorets, the summer residence of Peter the Great. Enjoy a traditional Russian meal and a boat cruise along the rivers and canals of St Petersburg. Great tour for families with kids and those who prefer to enjoy sightseeing at an easy pace. 

 

Meet your private guide and driver at the port terminal and head to the city center. Before departing to the kingdom of fountains, experience an introductory city tour to see the brightest highlights of St Petersburg. Also, if time permits, take a short metro ride to see the most impressive subway stations on our way to the Baltic Sea coast.
Visit Peterhof founded at the beginning of the 18th century by the order of Peter the Great who always dreamed of turning Saint Petersburg into the European capital. While walking in the Lower Park of Peterhof the guide will explain to you how the unique system of fountains works and will teach you to read the allegorical language of sculpture. The gardens are full of picturesque decorations and unexpected surprises, such as the famous joke fountains. Also, you will have a tour of the Grand Palace of Peterhof, which has some astonishing interiors to surprise every guest.
As soon as you are back in the city, enjoy a traditional Russian lunch in a typical restaurant. Your last adventure of the day will be a relaxing boat cruise on the rivers and canals of St. Petersburg. Get on board and see the famous bridges from below, compare their balustrades and admire the gold of church cupolas drifting by as well as many architectural landmarks that line the banks of the Neva River and the canals. Summer Garden, Michael’s Castle, Yusupov Palace, St Isaac’s Square are only a few of places you are going to see in the majestic city of Saint Petersburg.

If you are already familiar with St Petersburg, take this great relaxing tour to see the astonishing fountain ensemble of Peterhof and visit the Grand Palace. You will see the Lower Park of Peterhof full of fountains and cascades, and walk through the enfilade of Petrodvorets, the summer residence of Peter the Great. Enjoy a traditional Russian meal and a boat cruise along the rivers and canals of St Petersburg. Great tour for families with kids and those who prefer to enjoy sightseeing at an easy pace.