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Private Tour of Two Imperial Palaces: Pushkin (Catherine Palace and Amber Room) + Pavlovsk Palace of Paul (8 hours)

Journey back in time as you walk in the footsteps of prominent tsars at 2 of the country's most impressive palaces. Start in the town of Pushkin and explore the beautiful former home of Catherine the Great before venturing to the glorious Pavlovsk Palace, with its serene, tranquil gardens.

Your journey begins in the suburb of Pushkin at magnificent, baroque Catherine Palace. Wander along its opulently decorated halls and step into the breathtaking Amber Room. Once referred to as the “8th Wonder of the World,” this extravagant room was created in 1701 using 6 tons of amber.

Traveling just 5 miles (8 km) brings you to the splendid Pavlovsk Palace. After viewing the lavish interior with its Egyptian, Italian, and Greek influences, enjoy a leisurely stroll around the stunningly landscaped grounds. The palace estate is perched on a hill overlooking an English-style park, complete with a peaceful river flowing through it. This perfect setting once welcomed Johann Strauss to perform with his orchestra.

  • 2 palaces beautifully restored to their former brilliance

  • Imperial palace estates used as summer residences

  • Catherine Palace, renowned for its lavish Amber Room

  • Pavlovsk Palace, with its peaceful English-style gardens

  • Private tour with transportation & expert guide

ITINERARY

10:00 – Meeting the guide and drive to Pushkin

11:30-13:30 – Park explorationCatherine's Palace with its unique pearl - Amber room

13:30-14:30 – Lunch

14:30-15:00 – Drive to Pavlovsk

15:00-17:00 – Park exploration, Pavlovsk Palace   

18:00 – Return to your hotel

Type: Private Tour
Duration: 8 hours
Departure time: 10:00 AM

Important info

Price includes
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Professional English-speaking guide assistance. Other languages upon request (additional charge may apply)
  • Driver’s services as per the program (Comfortable car/minivan with A/C)
  • Entrance fee to Catherine's Palace and Amber Room
  • Entrance fee to Pavlovsk Palace
  • Lunch
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
Not included
  • Personal expenses
  • Gratuities to guide/driver (optional)
Additional info

The timings in each itinerary are approximate and can be altered based on entrance time available to a particular sight

Sights included in program

The Palace-and-Park ensemble of Pushkin (Tsarskoye Selo) - a former country residence of Russian emperors - is a fascinating monument of the world's architectural and gardening arts of the XVIII-XX centuries, famous for the splendor of its Baroque interiors, including the stunning Gold suite of rooms and the unique Amber Room, the 8th wonder of the world. Its three parks occupy the area of 600 ha, on which over 100 architectural constructions ris... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Pavlovsk
Pavlovsk is the youngest of the grand Imperial estates around St. Petersburg. Named in honour of Tsar Pavel, this fine neo-classical palace and its extensive landscaped gardens are stamped with his taste and even more so with that of his wife, the German-born Maria Feodorovna. Although there was no love lost between Pavel and his mother, Catherine the Great, it was she who originally presented him with the 362 desyatinas - 607 hectares - of land ... Read more
Saint Petersburg : Amber room
The Amber Room is one of the most famous, mysterious, and majestic rooms of Catherine's Palace in St. Petersburg. Often hailed as "the eighth wonder of the world," it is an opulent room adorned with gold and precious amber. When Peter the Great met Frederick William I in November 1716 to mark the conclusion of an alliance between Russia and Prussia, the King gave the Emperor gifts that included the Amber Study. Peter wrote at the time to Empress ... Read more

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Price for persons: 1 - 6

Our flexible payment options allow you to pay 20% of a deposit first and the remaining 80% in 14 days prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

Also you get 5% discount and get the best, top-rated and most experienced and knowledgeable hand-picked tour guide appointed on a priority basis.
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the best tour guides only. Multilingual and well travelled, each possesses deep insight into the diverse attractions and cultural patterns throughout the region. With us guides undergo a rigorous selection process, achieving outstanding knowledge of local culture and language. Rest assured that the best tour guides only will be working on the tours to give you excellent opportunity to explore the best of the sights during both short and long-term stay in Russia.

Once you complete your reservation, we will send you a booking confirmation email. As the day of the tour approaches, our logistics team will provide you with all relevant information for your tour.

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