Catherine's Palace and Amber Room - Skip-the-line Private Tour

Duration: 5 hours
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg

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  • 5 hours
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable


A half-day tour to the Tsars' Village (Tsarskoye Selo in Russian) is a must-activity for all guests of St Petersburg. Witness the splendor of Russain Empire walking through the gala halls of the stunning Catherine's Palace. Your private knowledgeable guide will tell you many interesting facts about the history of this place and lives of its owners. Visit the unique Amber Room carefully restored by the best Russian craftsmen. Enjoy an extended walk in the vast Park of Tsarskoye Selo decorated with artificial ponds, flowers, pavilions, and sculpture.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

A company representative or a driver will meet you at the hotel lobby.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Nevsky Prospekt, Nevsky Avenue, St. Petersburg 191025 Russia

Start discovering St Petersburg with a sightseeing city tour.

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

Enjoy an excursion to Pushkin (the Tsars’ Village), a magnificent summer residence of the Russian tsars and tsarinas, the favorite palace of Catherine the Great. The display of Catherine's Palace covers the 300-year history and presents the work of architects in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries and also the achievements of the restorers who returned the palace to life after the Second World War. The collection of the palace includes many unique samples of decorative and applied art furniture, porcelain, statues, paintings and other things, including personal belongings of Russian emperors and members of their families. The gem of the Catherine Palace is the legendary Amber Room also recognized as the 8th wonder of the world. During this tour, our professional guide will explain the complicated history of this stunning place and you will make sure that it is one of the best interiors in the world.

You will also marvel a walk in Catherine's Park which covers 107 hectares of land and serves as a perfect place to enjoy on a fine summer day far away from the busy streets of Saint Petersburg. See the Grotto Pavillion, the stunning views from the Gallery of Cameron, the Hermitage Pavilion and the Great Lake. At the end of the tour, we will head back to the city center.

Duration: 2 hours

  • Professional & friendly guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from any hotel in ST Petersburg
  • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
  • Bottled water
  • All admission fees as per program SKIP-THE-LINE
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly (for groups 6+)
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines

  • Meals
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • The tour is NOT available on Tuesdays and last Monday of each month
  • Collapsible wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by adults
  • Please, advise if you need a booster seat in the car/minivan
  • Due to high demand booking beforehand is highly recommended
  • The exact starting time may vary and will be confirmed after the booking is made
  • 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
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup is available for any hotel within the city limits. Please, provide the hotel name/address at booking. The guide will be waiting for you in the hotel lobby with a sign City Break Tours.

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5 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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