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Private Peterhof Grand Palace and Park VIP Admission Tour

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    What to Expect
    Meet your private guide and driver at your St Petersburg hotel. Then, travel by comfortable, air-conditioned sedan or minivan (depending on the size of your group) to the magnificent Peterhof estate, on the edges of the city.

    Upon arrival, gain early admission to the palace ahead of the main crowds of the day. Set off with your guide to experience the splendors of the interiors as you hear tales of Peter the Great and how he intended Peterhof to outshine the grandeur of Versailles.

    Admire the highlights, including the opulent Throne Room, main staircase and the stunning White Dining Room. Listen as your guide explains the architects and thinking behind each room, and hear how they have now been restored to their original glory having been severely damaged by bombing during World War II.

    After the palace tour, proceed outside for a guided stroll of the spectacular Lower Gardens, famous for their fountains, and in particular, the spectacular, gold Grand Cascade. If the timing is right, be lucky enough to witness the fountain switching-on ceremony  — an unforgettable occasion. Wander around the parkland to see highpoints such as Peter’s beloved, waterfront Monplaisir garden palace, and if you wish, break for a quick lunch (own expense) at one of the cafés.

    End your tour with a ride back to your St Petersburg hotel in the early afternoon.

    Please note: no fountains run and no early admission is available at the Peterhof during the low, winter season (October-April). At these times, regular admission is included in the tour cost.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your hotel in St.Petersburg
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    5h
    Return Details
    Your hotel
    Inclusions
    • Professional tour guide (English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German and French languages are available)
    • Private Vehicle for roundtrip
    • Entry/Admission - Peterhof Grand Palace
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Infants are free of charge provided they do not occupy a seat
    • Adult pricing applies to all travelers except Infants because of Early Admission rate is the same for all ages in the Palace.
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 22 July 2019

    We were on a two week river cruise with a two day extention in St. Petersburg, so we wanted to pick up additional tours. Our travel agent booked the several additional tours for us with Ulko. When we discovered we would have a private tour...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    I reviewed my trip confirmations. We paid $144 per person US for our family of four. This included our admission, car and driver and personal tour guide. We opted for a 9 hr tour that included theThrone Room, portrait room... More
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    • Peterhof Grand Palace ULKOtours
    • Duration: 5h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Instant confirmation
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
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