Despite the rain, a very enjoyable trip with excellent commentary from the guide. Fantastic interiors and beautiful gardens and fountains. Pick-up and drop-off was on time. A relaxing way to see the palace.
Having early access and a small group allowed us to bypass the long line of tour groups and go right inside the palace. Katharine was our guide and she was excellent! She obviously knew the history of Peterhof and the Imperial family like the back of her hand. I liked that she shared personality traits of the Imperial family members too which was quite interesting. What we really enjoyed was talking to her about life in St Petersburg. We had some extra time on the way back to so she even took us through a few of the beautiful subway stations. I've already recommended this tour to friends and coworkers.
Well worth every penny. We had a private tour with Anastasia, who was very well informed on Russian history and politics. As we were ahead of time, she took us to a traditional Russian church and 3 beautiful metro stations. Would definitely recommend this trip to anyone.
Guide was wonderful. Excellent structure if the tour, able to relate to guests and was kind enough to answer question from guests relating to St. Petersburg.
Wonderful tour with the very knowledgeable guide. Definitely a must see if you one is visiting St. Petersburg
Our tour guide Valerika was very informative and made the tour a lot of fun. If you are going to do this tour, I would recommend that you ask for her. Ps after the tour finished, she kindly dropped us of at our next destination the Russian Museum and she also recommended an excellent nearby cafe for lunch. Great Service.
Douglas M New Zealand
Anna was an excellent guide. We were the only people on the tour. We had early access to Peterhof before the tour groups and it was great to have the time to appreciate the rooms. We left the palace in time to see the fountains being turned on and performing to music. We then enjoyed walking around the beautiful gardens.
Tour was very informing. We had a great time.
The palace is amazing! Obviously we have no idea what it would have been like without the early access, but the whole process was super smooth. Me and my wife had a great time and the tour guide was very knowledgeable, it wasn't rushed at all and the pacing was perfect. Would definitely recommend. :
Outstanding in every respect. Again, we had Irena from Marina Wilson Tours as our guide on what became a private tour for me and my wife. Despite some rainy weather, Irena covered all the areas outlined in the tour summary. The fountains are breathtaking. The videos we shot are among the highlights of our stay in St. Petersburg.
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