St-Petersburg Imperial Suburbs: Peterhof and Catherine Palace Tour

St-Petersburg Imperial Suburbs: Peterhof and Catherine Palace Tour
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$109
Duration: 8 hours
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Description

Visit two famous Imperial suburb residences of Romanovs such as Peterhof and Tsarskoe Selo (Tsar's Village) on this full-day tour. Immerse yourself in the oppulance the baroque Grand Palace of Peterhof and Catherine Palace with its famous Amber Room. Walk and enjoy gardens of the former Imperial estates and hear stories about history of its foundation from your local guide. Both residences were commissioned in the 18th century by Peter the Great of Russia and rebuilt in during the raign of his daughter Elizabeth the First. Nowadays these two St-Peterburg museum-palaces are among the most popular touristic destinations of St-Petersburg.

  • Full-day private tour of suburb palaces with a local guide
  • See ceremonial interiors of Grand Palace of Peterhof and Catherine Palace
  • Enjoy Imperial gardens of Peterhof and Tsarskoye Selo (Tsar's Village)
  • Learn about Imperial history of Russia from your expert local guide

This full-day tour starts in the lobby of your hotel where you meet your local guide and driver. Drive to Peterhof and learn about Russian Imperial history from your guide. Visit Grand Peterhof Palace and walk Peterhof Lower gardens.

After a short lunch break drive to Tsarskoye Selo and visit Catherine Palace and the Amber Room. Spend some time exploring Catherine garderns after the palace tour.

All your museum skip-the-public-line admittions are included. Here is a sample of your full-day tour itinerary. It may be changed depending on the tickets availability:
 
9:30am Meet at your hotel
9:30-11:00am Drive to Peterhof
11:00-12:00pm Peterhof Grand Palace visit
12:00-1:00pm Peterhof Fountain Park promenade
1:00-2:00pm Lunch break (optional)
2:00-3:00pm Drive to Tsars Village (Catherine Palace)
3:00-4:00pm Catherine Palace visit (Amber Room)
4:00-4:30pm Catherine Park Promenade
4:30-5:30pm Drive back to the hotel

Visit two famous Imperial suburb residences of Romanovs such as Peterhof and Tsarskoe Selo (Tsar's Village) on this full-day tour. Immerse yourself in the oppulance the baroque Grand Palace of Peterhof and Catherine Palace with its famous Amber Room. Walk and enjoy gardens of the former Imperial estates and hear stories about history of its foundation from your local guide. Both residences were commissioned in the 18th century by Peter the Great of Russia and rebuilt in during the raign of his daughter Elizabeth the First. Nowadays these two St-Peterburg museum-palaces are among the most popular touristic destinations of St-Petersburg.

  • Full-day private tour of suburb palaces with a local guide
  • See ceremonial interiors of Grand Palace of Peterhof and Catherine Palace
  • Enjoy Imperial gardens of Peterhof and Tsarskoye Selo (Tsar's Village)
  • Learn about Imperial history of Russia from your expert local guide