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Catherine Palace and Peterhof Gardens Tour

Catherine Palace and Peterhof Gardens Tour

Catherine Palace and Peterhof Gardens Tour
Tour Overview:
Catherine Palace and Peterhof Gardens Tour is a full day tour for cruise and land travelers. The tours starts with a port or hotel pickup. You will see two main royal residences of Russia – Catherine Palace and Gardens with the Amber Room and Peterhof Palace and Fountains. The Tour lasts for 7 hours and includes:

  • Transfer
  • Professional guide
  • Admission tickets

    The sequence of the places to visit depends on the admission time to each palace. We may start with the Catherine Palace or with the Peterhof Gardens but admission to both residences is guaranteed. The tour price depends on the number of travelers.

    Important information! The Catherine Palace and Peterhof Gardens Tour is available all year around! In winter you visit the Peterhof Palace instead of Gardens.
  • Highlights:
  • Visit the Catherine Palace.
  • Take a tour to Peterhof Fountains.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line admission.
  • Have a private tour in a comfortable minivan
  • Tour Details:
    For the Catherine Palace and Peterhof tour, our licensed English-speaking guide and chauffeur will meet you in the lobby of your hotel with the Red Sun sign or at the port. The drive in a comfortable vehicle to Catherine’s palace will take you about 1 hour. Pushkin town is located 25 km from St. Petersburg.

    The majestic Catherine Palace and Park were one of the most beautiful summer residences of the Russian Tzar’s family. During the tour of the Palace, you will walk through the majestic gallery of the state halls where balls, receptions and gala dinners took place.
    In the Palace, you will visit the famous Amber Room (“the Eighth Wonder of the World”). After the Palace tour, you can have a walk in the beautiful Catherine Park.

    Peterhof was the former summer residence of Peter the Great. It is world-known for the picturesque Lower Gardens with spectacular fountains, the Grand Palace and numerous smaller Palaces and pavilions representing “Russian Versailles”. The most impressing fact about Peterhof Gardens is that they are not run artificially. The pressure from the ground is natural and not supported by engines. In the palace you can see the legendary Oak Library which belonged to Peter the Great.
    Please note, in summer we visit the Peterhof gardens on this tour and in winter we visit the Peterhof Palace. If you want to visit Peterhof for a longer period, please book Red Sun Tours Peterhof Tour.

    Additional evening activities:

    Folk Show “Russia in Fairy Tales”

    Russian Ballet

    River Canal Boat Ride

    Classical Music Concert

    Gift Shopping Tour

    1 day(s)
    7 hours
    • This tour includes
      • Professional guide
      • Admission tickets to the Catherine Palace
      • Admission tickets to the Peterhof Gardens
      • Transfer
    • The itinerary of the tour
      Day 1:

      10.00 Meeting by the hotel

      10.00 — 11.00 Drive to Catherine Palace

      11.00 — 13.00 Tour of Catherine’s palace with the Amber room and park

      13.00 — 14.00 Drive to Peterhof

      14.00 — 16.00 Tour of the Lower Gardens of Peterhof

      17.00 Return to the hotel

    • Price
      Group size/
      number of people
      Price per person/

    • Tour price includes
      • Professional and personable English-speaking guide (other languages available for private tours upon request ).
      • A/C vehicle
      • Admission tickets to the museums as per itinerary
      • Photo permissions


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