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  1. Russia
  2. St. Petersburg
  3. Peterhof Palace

Peterhof Palace and Parks: Private Tour from St. Petersburg

Product ID: 107305
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This is a guided visit to the Grand Palace, gorgeous parks and fountains in one of the most beautiful Tsar residences in Russia. In 5 hours you'll get the full insight into the rich history of the "Russian Versailles".
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed voucher required
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German

Pickup included

Pick-up at your hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See one of the most amazing sights in the world: the magnificent cascade of fountains
  • Visit the Grand Palace, which was rebuilt several times and therefore bears distinct traces of different styles
  • Take a walk through the parks in the footsteps of the Russian emperors
  • Get the full insight into the dramatic history of the residence
  • Enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of the Sea Channel which flows into the Gulf of Finland
Full description
Get ready to see one of the most spectacular sights of your life. The journey will start from the doors of your hotel, where you'll meet your driver/guide and travel in an extra comfortable car or mini-van. The trip will take about 1 hour, during which you will hear an interesting introduction story and get ready for your sightseeing tour.

Upon arrival, the first thing you will see is the Upper Garden, with beautiful avenues of clipped limes, galleries, green lawns and a group of sculptures, "Neptune". Its layout was designed by the sketches of Peter the Great.  Then you will enter the Lower Park and see the Majestic Grand Palace, which used to be a place of balls, parties and feasts. It was rebuilt several times  bears distinct traces of different styles.  During the Great Patriotic War it was destroyed by the Nazis and then carefully restored to exhibit the splendor of the royal way of life.

Then your mind will be occupied by the magnificent ensemble of fountains, "Grand Cascade", the reason why Peterhof is frequently compared to Versailles. You will hear the history of its revival and know the secrets of its functioning. Finish your tour walking along the park and enjoy the spectacular panoramic view of the Sea Channel which flows into the Gulf of Finland. Then you will return to your hotel.
Includes
  • The Grand Palace and parks entrance fees
  • Guide services
  • Transfer from/to the hotel
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Tickets for photoshooting
  • Meals and drinks
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Olta Travel

Product ID: 107305