Private Peterhof Grand Palace+Park Tour
Starting from: €205,00
Peterhof isis the ensemble of palaces and gardens situated on the Gulf of Finland west of Saint Petersburg, designed and built by Peter the Great to be a summer residence. It is also the name of an adjacent town of 82,000 people. The area was extensively damaged during World War II during occupation by Nazi Germany. Reconstruction efforts began almost immediately following the war, and they are still underway. Peterhof is a Dutch and German word meaning "Peter's Court". Peter was fascinated by the West and took on many of its customs in his court, switched to the Julian calendar, and so on. European influence is abound in the Peterhof, called the Russian Versailles. Peter played an active role in the layout and design of the Peterhof ensemble, although it continued to be developed after his death.
Additional info: this tour must be booked at least 3 days in advance of travel (except days off and public holidays in Russia). This tour is operated in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Polish.
If you make an order less than 3 days prior to the excursion the cost is to be increased by 30 %
Infants (0-3 years old) are free of charge
Peterhof is known throughout the world, this is the land of fountains, the magic of playful, gold-sparkling water, palaces reviving the epoch of Peter the Great and brilliant interiors of Elizabethan time. You will see park-and-palace ensemble which is a unique artistic, historical and architectural monument of the XVIII-XIX cent. Park with the channel is true masterpieces of parking architecture. You will visit Grand palace, the largest of Peterhof's palaces.