Experience a private guided 5-hour tour to the Peterhof Palace and Lower Park in a comfortable private car. Often considered Russia’s 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 to learn a lot about the site’s rich history.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictStart 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. Join your local guide for a scenic drive through the glittering city of St. Petersburg and finally arrive in Peterhof - the kingdom of fountains.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Peterhof State Museum Preserve, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictUpon arrival 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 spectacular—the breathtaking Grand Cascade —is in the Lower Park which will be explored on this tour. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Grand Peterhof Palace, Peterhof, Petrodvortsovy District, St. Petersburg, Northwestern DistrictTypical Itinerary:AM departure: 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 PM departure: 1:45 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 hotelDuration: 1 hour