Peterhof Palace and Park ensemble is probably the most famous summer country residence of the former Russian tsars. Peterhof fountains are world famous, and numerous palaces and pavilions that form the complex offer an interesting culture crawl for those curious in Russian history and daily life in different historic periods.
The most famous attraction of Peterhof is its unique and elaborate fountains. Summer time visitors enjoy world renowned fountain gardens. Although Peterhof fountains do not work in late autumn, winter and early spring, there are still lots of palaces and pavilions in this museum complex that one can visit.
Peterhof boasts of 150 fountains and 4 larger cascades. Of course, the Grand CAscade is the most famous. Plan your Peterhof fountains trip for the morning and you will see the launch of the Grand Cascade at 11 a.m.
Out of all Peterhof fountains kids choice is always with trick fountains. Trick fountains are a great entertainments (especially in hot summer days). Historically they tell us about Peter the Great outstanding sense of humour.
The Grand Peterhof Palace is no less beautiful in winter, but significantly less crowded. The Museum of Fountains will give you a good idea about the fountain system (in summer time Grottos behind the Grand Cascade show the fountain system in action).
Unusual museums, such as Royal Kitchens and Baths, Peterhof Special Treasury, Museum of Playing Cards or Museum of Royal Entertainments will take you back to the 18th and 19th centuries, these museums offer something that not many world museums show.
The prices below include transportation by a private vehicle, local English-speaking tour guide and entrance fees to Peterhof fountains parks and Grand Palace. You are welcome to customize the tour and plan a trip by hydrofoil and/or visits to smaller off-the-beaten-track museums and pavilions of Peterhof. We’ll be glad to adjust the tour to your preferences and needs.
|NUMBER OF PAX||PRICE PER ADULT high season||PRICE PER ADULT slow season|
|1 pax||266 USD||215 USD|
|2 pax||159 USD||120 USD|
|4 pax||109 USD||79 USD|
|6 pax||96 USD||68 USD|
|8 pax||88 USD||58 USD|
|10 pax||85 USD||56 USD|
|12 pax||80 USD||51 USD|
|14 pax||76 USD||48 USD|
Meet your guide at the hotel lobby. The meeting time is flexible and can be defined depending upon the season and your preference.
From 40 mins to 1 h 30 mins
Transfer to Peterhof. Possible transportation: private car/van provided by our company, or taxi, or hydrofoil (available in summer), or public transport.
Tour of Peterhof fountains and Grand Palace.
Inside visits to Peterhof palaces, pavilions and/or other exhibitions are according to your choice.
Return back to St. Petersburg downtown. Possible transportation: private car/van provided by our company, or hydrofoil (available in summer), or public transport.