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Peterhof Palace and Parks: Private Tour with Hotel Pickup

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Enjoy a 5-hour tour by a comfortable car with a private guide to Peterhof, the most famous and fabulous residence of the Russian Imperial family. Skip the long lines to visit the majestic Grand Palace. Explore the lush gardens and extravagant fountains.

Highlights

  • Skip long lines to visit the majestic Grand Palace of Russian tsars
  • Stroll around the Lower Park, filled with extravagant fountains as well as numerous small museums and pavilions
  • Saunter along the Gulf of Finland
  • Enjoy comfortable private transportation with hotel pickup/drop-off and a professional private guide

Description

Your private guide and a personal driver will meet you in the lobby of your hotel. After a one-hour journey, you will reach Peterhof, the grandiose summer residence of the Russian Imperial family. Established by Peter the Great, who transferred the capital of Russia from Moscow to St. Petersburg, Peterhof is comprised of a magnificent ensemble including several luxurious palaces, lush parks, extravagant fountains, and jaw-dropping cascades. It is often referred to as a Russian Versailles, less famous but even more spectacular. Your tour will start with a fascinating journey around the magical Grand Palace. Admire interiors decorated in baroque, classical, and oriental styles, filled with objects of art, splendid furniture, and stunning sculptures. The highlight of your tour to Peterhof will be its fascinating Lower Park, boasting more than 100 fountains and four magnificent waterfalls. The main and the most impressive of which is situated in front of the Imperial Palace, which was the summer residence of the Russian tsars for 200 years, from 1714 until the October Revolution in 1917 when the whole estate was nationalized by a special decree issued by Vladimir Lenin. Take advantage of amazing photo opportunities in a truly picturesque place while walking along with the gardens of Peterhof towards the Gulf of Finland. To complete the tour, your guide will accompany you back to the hotel or a preferred location in St. Petersburg.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off Transport via private vehicle Professional licensed guide Skip-the-line admission to the Grand Palace Upper and Lower Gardens admission
Meals Gratuities

Important Information

  • • Be aware that fountains are off from mid-October to mid-April due to cold weather • The tour duration in the low season (mid-October to mid-April) may be a bit less than 5 hours

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