Private Half-Day Tour of St Petersburg's Royal Suburbs Including a Horse Ride in a Traditional Russian Sleigh
Take a break from urban St. Petersburg with a small-group tour of its suburbs
See the imperial palaces and parks in Pushkin and Pavlovsk with a guide
The winter tour includes a ride in a traditional horse-drawn sleigh Pickup and drop-off at your hotel or cruise port is included
Be picked up from St. Petersburg at 9am and meet your guide at the lobby of your hotel/port/ airport terminal. Be driven to Pushkin, the former summer home of the Romanov tsars, located about 20 km south-east of St Petersburg. Visit Fedorovskiy township, a unique monument of Russian culture built in "neo-Russian style" and the church of our lady of Fiodor constructed for the family of Nickolas II. Enjoy a walk in Alexander Park and around a charming Chinese village and some free time in in the delightful, small town of Pushkin.
Also visit St Catherine church in Pushkin. You can also have your lunch break here if you wish (food is at own expense). Be driven to Pavlovsk next, a former summer residence of Emperor Paul I and his wife. Visit Pavlovsk Palace, which is famous for its rich collection of unique furniture, porcelain and antic statures. Elegant and harmonious classical style interiors of the palace will strike you with its own special charm, impeccable proportions and perfect taste. Have an unforgettable horse ride in a traditional Russian sleigh and enjoy a vast landscape park of Pavlovsk, famous for its romantic views before returning to your hotel.
Note: the sequence of the sights can be changed.
Every first Monday of a month a visit to Pavlovsk Palace is changed to the alternative visit to one of the suburban palaces due to the museum is closed. In case of the weather conditions, the horse ride in a traditional Russian sleigh can be changed.
-Confirmation will be received at time of booking Children must be accompanied by an adult
-At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time, passport name, number, expiry and citizenship
-Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
-Passport name and country is required at time of booking for all participants
-This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Traveler pickup is offered
9 am ( cruise ship terminal or your hotel with the sign EXCOOR )
-Headsets to hear the guide clearly for the group more than 7 people
-Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
-Transport by air-conditioned minivan
-Entry/Admission - Pavlovsk Palace and Park Exclusions Lunch Gratuities