The advantage of taking a tour to these places instead of going independently is that You avoid the hassle of using the public transport and are taken straight there in a comfortable vehicle. Besides, with pre-arranged tickets You do not have to spend hours lining up, and in the peak season that can be a big thing.
You will start Your day with a drive to Peterhoff through the different areas of St Petersburg and other towns on the way, enjoying the views of other estates, formerly belonging to Russian noblety. You arrive in Peterhoff right in time to see the ceremony of opening the fountains, when they start them one by one and play the old anthem of the residence. You will walk around the park and be impressed with the number and beauty of its innumerous fountains. You might also chose to visit one of the smaller palaces and see how the monarchs actually lived. After lunch on the grounds of Peterhoff You will drive to another gala residence – Tsarskoye Selo. You definitely haven’t seen anything like the opulent Catherine’s Palace before! Its size and luxury are absolutely outstanding. This is also Your chance to visit the marvel of the Amber Room and hear its mysterious story. With lots of new information and heaps of new impressions You will then be brought back to the city.
You will absolutely adore:
• The fresh air of Peterhoff gardens
• The unique fountain system of Peter the Great’s residence
• The magnificent Catherine’s Palace
• The resurrected Amber Room
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
Meeting right at the hotel lobby
Professional full-licensed guide service for the day
Modern transportation with AC
Entrance fees to the listed museums
Water support for the tour
Have You heard about the brilliant imperial residences around St Petersburg? They form a real precious necklace around the city and every year attract more and more visitors. The mystery of the Amber Room and gorgeous fountains of Peterhoff are famous all around the world. It is really worth spending the whole day outside St Petersburg enjoying the breathtaking beauty of its suburbs.
Num max people tour : 15
Duration: 1 Days
Tour Categories: Culture, Architecture, Museums and art,
Can provide transport