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  2. St. Petersburg
  3. Lower Park

St. Petersburg: Peterhof Fountain Park Half-Day Tour

Product ID: 365475
Discover the wonders of Peterhof Fountain Park on this group tour from St. Petersburg. With your guide, stroll around the Lower Park, which is bursting with French influence, and walk in the footsteps of Russian czars at their former Summer residence.
About this activity
Duration: 5 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the famous Lower Gardens of Peterhof
  • Tour the gardens with a knowledgeable guide
  • Admire the array of intricately decorated fountains
  • Learn about the Great Cascade fountain and the Samson fountain
  • Enjoy free time to explore at your own pace
Full description
The tour begins with pickup from Palace Square in St. Petersburg then departs the city on the 1-hour journey to Peterhof. Also known as the Russian Versailles, Peterhof was the summer residence of the czars and boasts stunning parks, palaces, and fountains.

Arrive at Peterhof and embark on a guided tour of the Lower Park, which was created based on examples of the gardens of Versailles. Admire the strong French influence in the park as you wander through this luscious and expansive green space. During the tour, marvel at and learn about the many intricate fountains, including the majestic Great Cascade fountain, which is an amazing monument of Baroque art. Next, visit the Samson fountain, an allegory of the victory of the Russian army over Sweden at Poltava.

At the end of the guided tour, enjoy free time to explore the gardens at your own pace before the return journey to St. Petersburg.
Includes
  • Round-trip transfer from the meeting point in a minibus
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Entrance to Peterhof Park
  • Taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide for pickup from Palace Square by the Alexander Column (just in front of the Hermitage Museum). Your guide will be holding a green "Aventura Travel" sign.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This is a small group tour between 2 and 18 participants
• The transfer to and from St. Petersburg takes approximately 1 to 1.5-hours each way
• The guided tour of the park will take approximately 1 to 1.5-hours
• The tour is available for all tourists with a Russian visa
Organized by

Aventura Travel Russia

Product ID: 365475