Visit two of St Petersburg’s imperial showpieces — the Catherine Palace and Peterhoff Gardens — on a 7-hour, expertly guided tour. Uncover Russia’s imperial history on route to Tsarkoe Selo’s Catherine Palace. Explore the lavish palace, named by Elizabeth I after her mother, Catherine I, and behold the world-famous Amber Room and Golden Suite rooms. Later, explore the exquisite Lower Gardens of the Peterhoff Palace. Admire the stunning Grand Cascade fountains and other highlights including the Monplaisir Palace, Peter the Great’s favored retreat. Avoid the main lines with priority access at both sights.