Start your tour with a local guide picking you up from your centrally located hotel. You will be provided with complimentary city maps, bottled water, rain coats (in case of rain) and farewell gifts. Your private guide will be accompanying you throughout the duration of this tour.
Drive to Peterhof that is located 22 miles west of St. Petersburg. It is the town of palaces, fountains and parks which was built by Peter the Great to rival Versailles. The Grand Palace, built in the beginning of the 18th century, is known as the most brilliant of all the summer residences of the Russian Tsars. Step in and tour the lush chambers inside the palace.Later stroll the gardens and delight at the lavish fountains, designed by Peter the Great himself. The estate construction spanned two centuries and upon its completion, it encompassed several parks alongside 150 fountains and more than 20 smaller palaces and pavilions.The most spectacularthe breathtaking Grand Cascade is in the Lower Park which will be explored on this tour.
10 am - Meet you guide at the hotel lobby
10:00-10:45 am - Driving to Peterhof located 25 km (15 miles) away from St Petersburg
11:00-12:00 pm - Tour of the Grand Palace
12:10-2 pm - Walk in the Lower Garden
by 3 pm you are back at your hotel
2 pm - Meet you guide at the hotel lobby
2:00-2:45 pm - Driving to Peterhof located 25 km (15 miles) away from St Petersburg
3:00-4:00 pm - Tour of the Grand Palace
4:10-6 pm - Walk in the Lower Garden
7 pm you are back at your hotel