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Private Tour to the Fountains of Peterhof and Catherine's Palace by Hydrofoil

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    Stop At: City Break Tours St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg Russia

    Meet your private guide in the hotel and head for the outskirts of the city.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Park And Gardens of Peterhof, Razvodnaya st., 2, Peterhof, St. Petersburg Russia

    You will take a short hydrofoil ride to reach the Lower Park of Peterhof. This comfortable trip along the Neva River and the Gulf of Finland will only take 30 min. In Peterhof, you will enjoy the amazing views of the Marine Canal, the Grand Cascade and Petrodvorets (the Grand Palace) along with amazing fountains and gilded statues. The guide will show you the famous joke fountains that splash the passersby when they least expect. It's no wonder that everything in Peterhof is done with such luxury - this was the official summer residence of Peter I, who founded St Petersburg.

    Having strolled the Park of Peterhof, take your seat in a comfortable car/minivan and leave for the city of Pushkin.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Catherine Palace and Park, Sadovaya St., 7 Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St. Petersburg 196601 Russia

    You will visit the summer favorite estate of Catherine the Great called the Tsar’s Village (Tsarskoye Selo in Russian). You will be guided through the luxurious gala salons of Catherine’s Palace including the Hall of Lights or the Hall of Mirrors widely recognized for being used in a Disney cartoon ‘Anastasia’. The interiors of the palace will surprise you with an abundance of gilded molding and decorations. The pearl of the visit is seeing the Amber Room, a unique interior created by the Italian architect Bartolomeo Rastrelli. The walls of the room are decorated with the panels made of amber, mirrors and gilded moldings.

    Before returning to St Petersburg, you will have time to enjoy the landscape park of Tsarskoye Selo, decorated with flowers, statues, pavilions and artificial lakes and ponds.

    Return to the hotel.


    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pickup is available for any hotel within the city limits. Please, provide the hotel name/address at booking if it's not listed. You will recognize the guide by a CITY BREAK TOURS sign.
    Duration
    7h
    Inclusions
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Bottled water and juice
    • One-way hydroforil ride (if weather permits)
    • Professional & friendly guide
    • Hotel pickup
    • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
    • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
    • Welcome gifts
    • All admission fees as per program
    • Entry/Admission - Park And Gardens of Peterhof
    • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Meals
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • The hydrofoil ride may be canceled in case of bad weather conditions, you will use by car/minivan instead.
    • The hydrofoil ride and the fountains of Peterhof are functioning from middle April to middle October. In the winter season you will use a car/minivan instead of hydrofoil and an inside visit of the Peterhof Palace will be included.
    • Please, note that picture taking is not allowed in the Amber Room
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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 4 August 2019

    What a day! Our guide Julia was so helpful, providing such an amazing amount of information, and really making the difference to our tour day. We were a family group of 5 (with such contrasting ages from 55 to 9) and we started with a...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    citybreaktours, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at City Break Tours St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Guy Massey, thank you so much for your kind words! We are so glad that you enjoyed the tour and everything went great. Our team always does their best to arrange the most comfortable itineraries for our tours and make it enjoyable for everybody....More

    Reviewed 1 August 2019

    We had a fantastic tour - we visited Pavlovsk Palace and Peterhof. The tour company contacted us prior to the trip and offered to substitute Pavlovsk Palace instead of Catherine's palace, due to heat and crowds. Very communicative and helpful with our planning. The highlight...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Nicola D
    citybreaktours, Менеджер по обслуживанию клиентов at City Break Tours St. Petersburg, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hi Nicola, thank you very much for your kind words. We are glad to hear that you loved the tour and enjoyed your time. Our team always does their best to provide great tours and we thank you for letting us do that for you...More

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    Escape554224
    17 April 2019|
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    Response from citybreaktours | Property representative |
    Hi, the hydrofoil is only one-way, the other way is by car/minivan according to your group size.
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