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Catherine Palace and Park by Public Transport with Pickup

Product ID: 177717
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A tour to discover the Catherine Palace and Park in Tsarskoe Selo. You will go by train with your guide, exploring this magnificent complex together. Take advantage of the pickup service, which will pick you and return you to your hotel/accommodation.
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Duration: 5 hours
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Pickup included

Pickup at the hotel at the time given by tour operator

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  • Take a tour to the Catherine Palace with a guide by public transport
  • Enjoy a classic Catherine Palace tour inside
  • Take a walk in the park grounds
  • See the Amber room
  • Return to the city center with your guide by public transport
Full description
Your tour starts at the hotel reception. The guide meets you with a sign of the local supplier, or one with your name on it. With a guide, you take a train to Tsarskoye Selo — the town where Catherine Palace is located. Alternatively, you can travel by metro and bus. From the station to the palace you can take a bus or walk (it's about 15 minutes). 

When you get to the complex, together with the guide you will go through the park area and then into the palace itself. The tour includes the famous Amber Room so you will have a chance to enjoy the interiors and decorations of imperial Russia at its fullest. 

When the Catherine Palace tour ends you can take a walk in the parks (if the weather conditions are appropriate) or go back to the city by bus or train. The guide accompanies you to the metro station and makes sure you get back to the hotel or any other end point you prefer. The price includes all admission tickets does not include snacks or lunch on the tour.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fee to Catherine Palace and Park
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Please note this tour has an open time frame and you will be advised of your pickup time the day before your tour
• This is a walking tour so you will walk to the nearest metro station and from the train station to the palace complex
• You can take a bus or a train to get back to the hotel and your guide will be with you to get back to the nearest metro station (Moskovskaya or Kupchino) then when you get to the metro station, the tour ends

From US$ 100 per person

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Marina Wilson Private Tours

Product ID: 177717