Join-in Tour of Peterhof: Grand Palace and Park

135 USD
4 hrs
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Join-in Tour of Peterhof: Grand Palace and Park

Enjoy the Peterhof Grand Palace visit with Skip-the-Line admission to avoid crowds in a group of friendly co-travelers limited to 6 people only! Our professional tour guide will meet you at your hotel lobby, and you will depart to Peterhof Imperial Residence from there in the comfort of a private van. Easy & Convenient!

Maximum group size: 6 passengers
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  • Grand Palace of Peterhof
  • Peterhof Park

Explore one of the most beautiful Imperial Palaces - the Grand Palace of Peterhof. Severely damaged during the Second World War, thanks to the efforts of dedicated staff, this palace was brought back to life and restored to its former beauty from photographs and maps in the 1950s. A complex combination of Baroque and NeoClassical styles, this palace is a real gem of Russian architecture, and you will surely fall in love with it the way we have. Hundreds of fountains and golden statues surround Peter's Palace - Russia's answer to Versailles. Unfortunately, in winter, the fountains are turned off, and wooden boxes cover the garden statues.

1 hr

A relaxing walk in Peterhof Lower Gardens with a scenic view of hundreds of fountains. It's a real engineering masterpiece with no pumps, but with a unique location, selected specially to make this miracle happen. The force of gravity provides all the strength and the power of the fountains. A great photo opportunity for keen photographers. Take some time to see the surrounding gardens and Peter's villa Monplaisir. Unfortunately, in winter, the fountains are turned off, and wooden boxes cover the garden statues.

1-3 hrs

Detailed Program

Time Description
Meeting place: in your hotel lobby. Since there will be other people, please be ready for pick up at 10:15. Depending on your hotel location, you will be picked up first, second, or third in line.
10:30 Meet your guide and driver at your hotel lobby.
Transfer by mini-van to the Peterhof Imperial Residence located to the south-west of Saint Petersburg.
11:15 - 13:45

Enjoy a spectacular guided tour of Peterhof Grand Palace with Skip-the-Line Admission to minimize crowds and waiting time. 
While on tour, you will learn the history of Peterhof, its secrets, and hidden gems. 

When inside the Grand Palace, you will explore the stunning golden interiors of the Baroque loved by Empress Elizabeth, sophisticated Neo-Classical beauty preferred by Catherine the Great and unique private interiors of the XVIII centuries. 

After the palace tour, you will explore one of the unique parks in the world, will learn about its unique fountain system, and admire beautiful statues and flowerbeds surrounding the residence.

You are welcome to have a quick lunch in one of the park local cafés!

13:45  Return to your mini-van and set off back to Saint Petersburg.

Return to your hotel.

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NOT suitable for people with limited walking ability and wheelchair users.

  • Minimum 2 adult pax per booking required!
  • Infants (0-3 y.o.) and children (4-5 y.o.) are free of charge if they do not occupy a seat in the vehicle!
  • Not recommended for child aged 5 and under
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately. 

Meeting place:
 You will be picked up from your hotel (pick-up time to be advised upon confirmation)

Operates: Tue, Thu and Sat

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