In the course of this relaxing walking tour you will enjoy the view of the most popular and romantic parks around Saint-Petersburg with the private tour guide who will also make Peterhof tour for you. Five hours will be enough to visit the Summer Garden – the oldest public garden laid out according to the plan of Peter the Great in 1704, to admire splendid marble sculptures and fountains, to stroll around the Field of Mars former Tsarina’s Meadow, to see the monument to “Fighters of Revolution” erected in 1919 after Russian October Revolution. After that your private tour guide will take you to the hydrofoil boat and you will have a fast trip to Peterhof – Summer Residence of Russian Tsars established by Peter the Great in 1705 and became known as “Russian Versailles”. The Lower Garden occupies the territory of 250 acres and numbers nearly 200 different fountains including cascade fountain, Trick fountains, metal, marble and gilded ones. This amazing Peterhof Garden is nowadays recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is especially beautiful during the sunshine when gilded sculptures are glinting in the sun, so let your private tour guide introduce you to this magic world of fountains and gardens during Peterhof Tour!

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Hotel/Port (for cruise ship passengers)
DEPARTURE TIME/RETURN TIME Every day from 10.00 till 18.00
DURATION 5 hours
INCLUDED
Professional guide Tickets to Peterhof
Tickets to the hydrofoil boat
NOT INCLUDED
Guide gratuity

Meals

Sometimes hydrofoil to Peterhof is cancelled in terms of bad weather conditions, in that case you will be provided with a private car or a mini Van to get to the Peterhof Gardens. If you are in Saint Petersburg when the navigation stops (from October till the end of April) this tour will be performed by car/mini van.

Number of tourists 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Prices 205$ 129$ 105$ 92$ 84$ 80$ 76$ 74$ 72$ 70$

Prices are per person for the group up to 10 persons, if your group is bigger, please, contact us info@showmerussia.com and we’ll provide you with special group rates for Peterhof Tours from St Petersburg.

Tour Reviews

5 based on 2 reviews
August 8, 2016

These parks are simply breathtaking. But the star here are the fountains in Peterhof. We were lucky to admire how the fountains are turned on to the accompaniment of grand anthem. As our guide explained to us the gardeners turn on the fountains each day at precisely 11:00 AM. Find yourself a good location above or below to take video and photos. It’s a must see for any tourist visiting Russia.

December 23, 2016

Despite the pouring rain, we loved the Peterhof gardens, and enjoyed travelling by hydrofoil. Mary was full of interesting information and anecdotes – I really feel like I’ve learned more Russian history than before our tour! The tour was enjoyable and well worth the money.

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