St Petersburg Tour of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) and Catherine Palace

Duration: 5 hours
Destination: Russia, Northwestern District, St Petersburg
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  • 5 hours
  • St Petersburg
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Visit the magnificent summer residence of the Russian Tsars. A comfortable chauffeured drive will take you to the town of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo), where you will find a jewel of Russian baroque- Catherine Palace with the Amber Room inside, which is considered to be one of the world's wonders. Numbers are limited to 9 people on this small-group tour, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide. For more Russian royal history, upgrade your tour to include Pavlovsk Palace.

Highlights

  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Great overview and orientation of the city

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

Step inside Catherine Palace for a private tour of this impressive summer residence. Located in the town of Pushkin outside St Petersburg center, the Rococo palace and former home of the Russian tsars is now a museum highlighting 300 years of local history. Learn the story of its origins, wander among its grand halls and marvel at the world-famous Amber Room, a perfect recreation of the gold-leaf and amber paneled chamber that Nazis stole crate by crate during World War II.

If there are no tickets to the Catherine Palace, the tour operator can replace the Catherine Palace with Pavlovsk Palace.

Duration: 5 hours

Inclusions
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Professional English-speaking Local guide (commentary in German and French is available upon request. Italian & Spanish commentary also available upon request
  • Transportation by air conditioned comfortable vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Catherine Palace and Park

Exclusions
  • Optional gratuities
  • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Pavlovky Palace is closed on every first day of the month for sanitary works
  • The Tour does not operates for the Cruise ship passengers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from all hotels in central Saint-Petersburg


Departure Time

10:00 AM


Return Details

Tour returns to original point of departure

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

5 hours

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

User's Reviews

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Jiaxi L

Our guide is very funny and introduce a lot of history stories to us. The driver also helpful and polite.

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Leslie T

Best guide, Mita! Highly recommend tour. Must see!

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Wes P

Amazing! Basically a personalised tour, with the guide being so knowledgeable in history of the city and palaces that we visited. So interesting to learn about the area's history, would definitely recommend.

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Celine Chan

Very nice and professional tour. Driven in a nice new and clean van. Guide was informative and pleasant.

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Celine Chan

Very nice and professional tour. Driven in a nice new and clean van. Guide was informative and pleasant.

User's Picture Gallery

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Dining Room

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Worth the visit

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Breathtaking

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Inside Catherine Palace.

Period dressed people.

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Outside view of Catherine Palace

Outside view of Catherine Palace showing architectural features

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Pavlovsk Palace

Virginia looks at exhibit in Pavlovsk Palace with guide explaining it

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PUSHKIN PALACE

MY TOUR GUIDE LIDA

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OLD RUSSIAN ARMY BAND

THEY PLAY STAR SPANGLED BANNDER FOR ME

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Catherine Palace

Inside the palace

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Pushkin Tour

Manju with Lisa, our tour guide

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Tsarskoye Selo, Pushkin, St Petrsburg

Manju in front of the Palace

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