Castle & palace tours

Small-group tour of Tzar's Village and Catherine's Palace from Saint Petersburg

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Availability: Wednesday- Monday
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Escape Saint Petersburg to discover the former country residences of Russia's lavish monarchy
  • Skip the line and enjoy special fast-track admission to the palace
  • Admire the beautiful palaces and gardens at Pushkin and Tzar's Village (Tsarskoye Selo)
  • Enjoy the comfort of a personal tour limited to 6 participants only
What to expect

Your guide and driver will meet you at your hotel to bring you to the Tzar's Village (Tsarskoye Selo) - The Imperial Residence outside of Saint Petersburg to see Catherine's Palace and all the beauty it contains.

Enjoy skip-the-line admission to Catherine Palace and avoid the long queues of people at the museum entrance. Your guide will tell you about the majestic palace as learn about its construction and modernization as well as Catherine's penchant for grand balls, jewelry and sumptuous garments. You'll see the detrimental impact World War II left on the palace as you behold the presumed eighth wonder of the world, the Amber Room, which was destroyed and recreated thanks to the talented amber workshop masters.

Next, explore the palace's astounding royal park, abundant with flowerbeds, sculptures and park constructions/ You may have a quick lunch at a cafe or continue your stroll in the park before leaving for Saint Petersburg.

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What's included
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Roundtrip transportation to Tsarskoye Selo by private Mercedes minivan
  • Admission to Tsarskoye Selo park
  • Admission to Catherine's palace with Amber Room
What's not included
  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and Drinks
Where

Sadovaya ulitsa, 16, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186

What to remember
  • Maximum group size: Six people
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • This tour is not available for cruise ship passengers
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When
  • Wednesday-Monday: hotel pick-ups commence at 9.15am
  • Tour duration is 4 hrs

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Provider
ULKOtours - Russia, Baltics & Scandinavia
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 21 days before the activity begins. If you cancel up to 15 days before, you can still receive a 70 % refund. If you cancel up to 10 days before, you can still receive a 50 % refund.
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