Tour to Tzar’s Village

Duration

Approx. 5 hours

Tourist activity

History & Culture Tours

Tourist destination

St. Petersburg Tours

Visit the Residence of the Russian Royal Family

  • Private guided tour to Tsarskoe Selo (Tzar’s Village)
  • Explore Catherine Palace and famous Amber room
  • Standard tour or in-depth discovery of palaces and parks
Itinerary
Tour to Tsarskoe Selo (Tzar’s Village)

Pick-up at the hotel by our guide.

Transfer to the town of Pushkin (30-35 km from the city center).

The standard programme includes Catherine Palace and Park.

We are going to visit the state rooms of Catherine’s Palace such as Grand hall with wooden decorations covered with gold leaf; several drawing rooms used by the members of the royal family as well as the Amber room, the so-called eighth wonder of the world. The Amber room is decorated with amber panels representing different amber colours.

A walk in Catherine Park. You will see beautiful alleys, royal bathhouses, Cameron's gallery, 18th century grotto and the Hermitage pavilion with an elevating table.

The extended programme may include the following visits and activities.

1.      World War I Museum «Russia in the Great War» in Martial Chamber.

2.      Alexander Palace. Built in 1796, it was the main residence of Emperor Nicholas II. From there the Russian Royal Family was taken to exile in Tobolsk in August 1917.

3.      A horse-drawn sleigh ride in Catherine Park in summer and in Alexander Park in winter.

Transfer back to St. Petersburg and drop-off at the hotel.

Questions & Answers
What kind of vehicles do you use?

We use comfortable vans like Mercedes Vito and Mercedes Viano. For smaller groups we use suitably sized cars, such as Skoda Octavia and Kia Sorento. For bigger groups we hire Mercedes Sprinter buses and 29 – 49 seat coaches.
First class vehicles like Mercedes S-class are available on request.