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Peterhof Palace and Parks 5-Hour Guided Tour

4.9 / 5

12 reviews

Peterhof Palace and Parks 5-Hour Guided Tour

From US$ 249.04 per person

Journey back to the days of the Russian tsars on a 5-hour guided tour of St. Petersburg's Peterhof Palace and parks complex. Marvel at the water features of the imperial gardens and much more.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, German, Italian, French, English, Russian
Pickup included
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Small group
Limited to 6 participants


  • Explore the imperial parks and pavilions of the Peterhof Palace complex
  • Follow in the footsteps of the Russian tsars
  • Marvel at the water features, including 147 fountains active from May to October
Full description
Visit the former summer residence of the Russian tsars and discover one of the most impressive palace complexes of the imperial age on a guided tour of Peterhof Palace and parks. Follow in the footsteps of Peter the Great and other imperial rulers as you admire the splendid stucco work and gilded carvings of the palace complex.   Stroll in the imperial gardens and discover the interconnecting parks that line the shore of the Gulf of Finland. See some of the glorious fountains that are especially impressive from late May to mid October when they are turned on to rival the Palace of Versailles.   Learn more about Peter the Great and the monument he built in the early 18th century to celebrate the Russian victory over Sweden. Admire the lavish decorations of the Great Palace, including the Baroque and Neo-Classical decorations from the time of Catherine the Great.  
  • Entrance tickets to Peterhof Palace and parks
  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Meals
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • All participants over 12 years old must present one of the following: proof of full vaccination, proof of first vaccination administered at least 22 days ago, proof of a Covid-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative PCR test taken no more than 48 hours before the activity starts

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  • The fountains operate from early May to early October
  • If you require a hotel pick-up, please advise the name and address of your hotel on booking. If you cannot provide your hotel details, you will have to make your own way to the local tour operator's office for departure
Customer reviews

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4.9 /5

based on 12 reviews

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Highly recommended

I would highly recommend this tour. Our guide Alexandra had an extremly good knowledge of the sight and gave us a lot of background information on the history of the building, the Romanows and the city as well. She also guided us through the park and showed us the best places for taking pictures. Finally she even helped us findung the fastest way into the eremitage. All in all we really enjoyed the tour and had a great day in Peterhof! 5+ stars

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August 20, 2018


April 10, 2018

Excellent guide

November 1, 2017

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