Private Tour: Peterhof Palace In St Petersburg - Saint Petersburg

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Flexible; contact the local service provider to confirm your preferred start time
  • Departure Details :
    Your centrally located St Petersburg hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Explore Peterhof, St Petersburgs breathtaking Tsarist palace, on a 6-hour walking tour with a private guide! Often considered Russias answer to the Palace of Versailles, the ornate palace complex is home to more than 140 fountains as well as extensive gardens and a collection of palatial buildings. Visit highlights like the Grand Cascade in the Lower Park, Grand Palace and Monplaisir villa, and learn all about the sites rich history. The tour operates with a flexible itinerary and can be tailored to your interests.

Highlights

  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Know More about this tour

Start your Peterhof private tour at a time that suits your schedule, enjoying a hotel pickup by luxury minivan. On the way to Peterhof, chat with your guide about the attraction and the places inside it that you particularly want to see. Your itinerary is flexible, so if theres something you want to see more of, just let your guide know.

Hop out of your minivan and head inside the vast palace complex to explore its gardens and palatial buildings. Peterhof is often referred to as the Russian Versailles a nickname that testifies to the sites opulent grandeur and your guide will introduce you to its best bits while talking about its history.

Wander through the Lower Park to discover some 140 fountains and water features, and stop for photos by the incredible Grand Cascade a masterpiece that was partly engineered by Tsar Peter the Great himself. Then, head inside the Grand Palace and marvel at the lavish interiors left by the successive emperors and empresses who once called the place home. See Monplaisir villa and learn how the more-modest villa was the original and favorite Peterhof building of Peter the Great.

Roughly halfway through your tour, enjoy a break for lunch at one of Peterhofs cafes (own expense). At the end of your walking tour, return to your minivan and finish your day with a drop-off at your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • entrance ticket to Peterhof

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended