Peterhof Gardens by Hydrofoil (Visas Included)

Price: $108.00
Ages 4 and under are free.
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Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Scenic, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration 4 Hours
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided None Included
Recommended Dress We recommend wearing comfortable weather appropriate clothing, with layers that may be removed, walking shoes, and sunglasses. Ladies should not wear high-heeled shoes.
Restrictions Guests must be able to walk over paved and cobblestone surfaces. This tour takes place in historical areas and, therefore, is not wheelchair accessible. Guests must be able to walk on paved, as well as cobblestone surfaces. This tour is not wheelchair accessible nor for motorized scooters.

This perfect 4-hour tour will take you via the Baltic Sea to the famed Peterhof Gardens, a series of Baroque palaces and gardens just outside of St. Petersburg. Affectionately referred to as the Russian Versailles, Peterhof was commissioned by Peter the Great using the Palace of Versailles for inspiration.

Climb aboard the high-speed Hydrofoil ferry for a quick and comfortable ride down to the Peterhof Gardens where you will be given access to the park and its grounds. While here you can leisurely meander past the celebrated fountains, photograph ornate monuments, and relax in charming pavilions as you imagine what day to day life must have been like for the Tsar, his family, and servants.

Make sure not to leave without seeing the terraced fountains of the Grand Cascade with its golden statues! This is an easy, half-day adventure in St. Petersburg and ideal for first-timers to Russia as a perfect introduction.

This tour of Peterhof Gardens is a must-do for those who love historical residences, architecture and nature, sign up today.