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Castle & palace tours

Tour of Catherine Palace and Peterhof Gardens

Availability: Daily except Tuesdays
Duration: 6 hours
Mobile voucher accepted
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  • See the beautiful Catherine Palace on a guided tour
  • Visit the unforgettable Peterhof Gardens and learn about the fountain system
  • Let your guide tell you about imperial residences and their history
What to expect

Explore imperial residences on this day tour of Catherine Palace and the Peterhof gardens. If you only have a limited amount of time in St. Petersburg, this tour is a great option. See two of the most popular Imperial suburban residences of Saint Petersburg in one day.

Visit Catherine Palace in the morning and let your guide tell you fascinating facts about it. Built by the finest architects and mostly known for the renown Amber room and the Golden Enfilade of state rooms, the Catherine Palace was the summer residence of Russian tsars. Learn why the place is a definite must-see attraction of Saint Petersburg.

Your day tour includes also an afternoon visit to Peterhof Lower gardens that are filled with fountain jets. You will have a chance to get familiar with the intricate and technologically advanced fountain system. The high quality piping system still remains intact in many sections. Unfortunately it was badly damaged by the mines of the WWII.

You will have a chance to see the exquisite Grand Peterhof Palace from the outside, the Grand Cascade, the Bath House, the Catherine Block and the Monplaisir Palace. Enjoy the view of the Finnish Gulf and hear what your guide has to tell about the luxurious gardens.

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What's included
  • Entrance to Catherine Palace
  • Entrance to Peterhof Gardens
  • Tour guide
  • Hotel pick-up
What's not included
  • Personal expenses
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Meeting point:

Take advantage of the hotel pick-up by indicating the name and address of your hotel in St. Petersburg at the time of booking.

What to remember
  • Booking minimum of at least 2 adults
  • Tour is available in English, Italian, Spanish, French and German
  • Start time is not confirmed at time of booking
  • Tour will occur between the hours of 12.00pm and 5.00pm
  • At checkout please provide your email address and phone number
  • Tour operator will contact you directly with the exact tour time
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When
  • Daily except Tuesdays
  • Please confirm your exact pick-up time before the tour date (instructions are provided on your voucher)
  • Tour operates from 1 May to 30 September
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Provider
Marina Wilson Private Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 12 hours before the activity begins.

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