Depart from your St Petersburg hotel and climb aboard a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan destined for the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Peterhof palace. Receive a fascinating introduction to the regal residence as you travel, hearing entertaining anecdotes surrounding the royal family’s dynasty.
On arrival at the palace, behold the Baroque magnificence of the structure’s façade; escape the crowds with your early admission pass and begin admiring the splendid interiors without the inconvenience of other tourists. Marvel at the opulent ornamentation of rooms such as the White Dining Room, the Throne Room and Merchant’s Hallnas as you listen to illuminating commentary from your guide.
Stroll to the Lower Gardens to immerse yourself in the exotic beauty of the verdant expanse; delight in the incredible array of more than 100 fountains and photograph fabulous structures like the Grand Cascade, a fountain that features a gold statue of Samson wrestling a lion.
After thorough exploration, return to your vehicle and relax during the journey back to St Petersburg.
Please note: The order of sightseeing as described above may be subject to change on the day of your tour.