Tsarskoye Selo and Pavlovsk tour

Tsarskoye Selo and Pavlovsk tour
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$121
Duration: 7 hours
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Private car tour to the suburbs of St. Petersburg - Tsarskoye Selo visiting Catherine Palace with Park and Pavlovsk visiting homonimous Palace and Park.

Make a day off from the city bustle and take a tour to the magnificent suburbs of St. Petersburg – Tsarskoye Selo (Pushkin) and Pavlovsk! These former royal residences will amaze you with their originality, splendor and harmonicity. While your guide will lead his interesting story about architecture, tsar times and history of Russia. You will visit Catherine Palace with famous Amber room in Tsarskoye Selo and Pavlovsk Palace as well as picturesque parks in both suburbs. 

Tsarskoe Selo (Pushkin) 
It remained a summer residence of the Russian monarchs during almost two centuries. This inspiring place is also known as "the town of muses", because in different periods it was a refuge for the great Russian writers A. S. Pushkin, M. Y. Lermontov, S. A. Esenin. During our tour you will walk along the paths of Catherine Park, on the territory of which more than 100 different sculptures, pavilions, bridges, monuments and other constructions are situated. And of course, you will have a Catherine Palace tour, admire its interiors and hear an interesting story about the events in Russian history, connected with Tsarskoye Selo and St. Petersburg. In this program you will visit the famous Amber Room, which was renewed by the modern restorers and is represented to the public in all its beauty.

Pavlovsk 
This suburb is famous for its wonderful palace and park ensemble. Its construction began during the reign of the Emperor Paul I and was finished only after his death. It is the last summer royal residence, which was created by Romanov dynasty in St. Petersburg surroundings. During our excursion you will admire an undoubted masterpiece of the landscape art - the picturesque spaces of Pavlovsk Park and visit amazing example of Russian classicism style - Pavlovsk Palace.
In the halls of the palace museum you will find very rich and diverse collection of porcelain, faience, ceramics and glass, which has the unique pieces of the most famous manufactories of Europe and Russia. Pavlovsk Palace is also famous for its collection of art fabrics, which is admitted as one of the most significant in our country. It includes various items from the refined handkerchiefs, sewed round by the finest handmade lace, to monumental tapestry.

Your guide and a driver on a vehicle will meet you in the hotel and after the tour you will be taken to your hotel back or to another place in St. Petersburg boundaries you prefer. 
During the tour you will have enough time for lunch. The guide will recomend you good restaurants and cafes on the way or we can make a preliminary reservation at your wish. 

Private car tour to the suburbs of St. Petersburg - Tsarskoye Selo visiting Catherine Palace with Park and Pavlovsk visiting homonimous Palace and Park.