5-6 hours
Duration
Private
Tour category
Hotel
Tour category

This renowned summer residence of the Romanov Tsars is totally different in lay out and style from Peterhof. One definite advantage is that it doesn’t matter, when you plan your Catherine Palace tour: summer, fall, winter and spring all look awfully becoming to this palace and park ensemble. The other advantage is the one-of-a-king Amber room. Of all the world, you can only see it here.

Winter time is my absolute favourite for this palace, as in winter they open the whole palace for visitors, whereas in summer you hardly get to see even half of it. Many small private rooms are closed for summer as huge groups cannot possibly fit in, besides, for crowd control purposes the palace is divided into halves and you can see only one or the other of them. In summer season we guarantee: you will see the Golden Gallery and Amber room with our company. Come in slow season and have the whole Catherine Palace tour and Amber Room visit!

TOUR DURATION5 hours.
TOUR TYPEPrivate.
GROUP SIZE1-6 persons max.
ACTIVITY LEVELModerate.
TRANSPORTATIONNot included in the price. Choose whether you would like to use a car/van, taxi or public transport
TOUR GUIDEEnglish-speaking tour guide licensed to conduct Catherine Palace tour.
PRICE INCLUDESTour guide’s service.
GUARANTEEDOur company guarantees you will tour the Golden gallery of the Catherine Palace in high season.

Amber Room visit.

EXTRASAdditional payments required: inside visit to the Catherine Palace is to be arranged in advance and paid for separately. Ticket price varies by the season.

Transportation to Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo, Catherine Palace) for you and the guide.

IMPORTANTCatherine Palace is closed on Tuesdays.

 

The tour is not available on Tuesdays. In slow season last Monday of every month is a clean-up day when Catherine Palace is closed for tours.

Evening Program

Night Boat Trip

Collect memories of
2 hours
River Cruise

Russian Folk Show

Feel the drive
1 h 45 mins

Russian Ballet in St. Petersburg

Classical Russian ballet
starting from 2 hours
entertainment
1

9:00

Meet your guide at the hotel lobby. The meeting time is flexible and can be defined depending upon the season and your preference.
2

From 45 mins to 1 h 30 mins

Transfer to Pushkin (former Tsarskoye Selo) where the Catherine Palace is located. Possible transportation: private car/van provided by our company, or taxi, or public transport.
3

10:00-13:00

Catherine Palace tour (Golden Gallery guaranteed), Amber Room visit, time permitting: walk in the Catherine Gardens.
4

Optional

Your can consider touring one or more park pavilions located on the grounds of the Catherine Gardens (such as Cameron Gallery, Hermitage, Agate Rooms) or add a visit to the Amber workshop (this tour is to be arranged in advance, not available on Saturdays and Sundays).
5

Around 14:00

Return to your hotel or finish in any other downtown place of your choice.
Catherine palace tour
Amber Room
Catherine Palace Antechamber
Catherine Palace Grand Hall
Catherine Park Grotto

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