Russian Versailles - Peterhoff fountains and palaces

Russian Versailles  - Peterhoff fountains and palaces
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$200
Duration: 6 hours
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Description

The 6 hour tour of Peterhof will give you a chance to see one of the most splendid summer residence of the Russian Tsars. It takes about 1 hour to drive there from the downtown of St Petersburg. There are 150 fountains working all day without any pumps and  several palaceas are scattered around the grounds of the French style garden. It is a unique sample of Imperial Russian style.

9.30 pick up at the hotel
Your private guide and driver will take you to Peterhof.  It usually takes about 1 hour to get there. On the way you'll learn a lot about Peterhof itself, history of St Petersburg and things you see on the way
11.00 watching the beautiful start of fountains with music
stroll around the fountain park
lunch or coffee break in the park cafe (up to you)
inside guided tour of one of the small palaces. It can be Monplaisir, Bath Block, Catherine Block or Cottage palace (depends on the day of the week as palaces have days off on different days)
drive back to the city (about one hour) can be a short subway trip on the way to see couple of very ornate stations of the deepest subway system
16.00 back to the hotel or any other palce in the downtown

The 6 hour tour of Peterhof will give you a chance to see one of the most splendid summer residence of the Russian Tsars. It takes about 1 hour to drive there from the downtown of St Petersburg. There are 150 fountains working all day without any pumps and  several palaceas are scattered around the grounds of the French style garden. It is a unique sample of Imperial Russian style.