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The Grand Palace and Hydrofoil Cruise

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Starting from $119 USD / Adult
Journey to the “Town of the Tsars” and enter a realm of palaces, fountains and gardens that once served as the summer home of Russian royalty. Begin with a drive through St. Petersburg past historic landmarks. Upon arrival in Peterhof, head to the Grand Palace of Peter the Great for a guided exploration. Built to rival the grandeur of Versailles, it’s truly a sight to behold. Stroll among the Lower Gardens, a 300-acre park replete with fountains and offering panoramic views of the Gulf of Finland. Leave the ghosts of the past behind and head to the pier where a state-of-the-art hydrofoil is waiting. Climb aboard for an adrenaline-pumping voyage back to St. Petersburg. Take in one last view of the Grand Palace looking back from the water and bid farewell to the summer home of Russian tsars.
  • Visit the town of Peterhof, a royal setting of gilded palaces, cascading fountains and verdant gardens.
  • Enjoy a guided tour of its crowning treasure, the Grand Palace and Gardens of Peter the Great.
  • Board a hydrofoil for a return trip to St. Petersburg and take in sensational views of the Grand Palace from the sea.
What to BringShow
  • KeyCard and photo identification
  • Camera
  • Cash/credit cards
  • Sun protection
What to WearShow
  • Walking shoes
  • Hat and sunglasses
Important NotesShow
  • Russian visa included in price.Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles over gravel paths, cobblestones and even surfaces with approximately 200 steps.
  • Guests are required to use special shoe covers when touring the palace.
  • Video and still photography are permitted in the Grand Palace of Peterhof.
  • Peterhof fountains are subject to maintenance without advance notice.
  • Guests may encounter tour delays and loss of time due to heavy traffic in the area. This is beyond the control of the local agent and/or Azamara.
  • Hydrofoil ride may be cancelled in bad weather and substituted with buses.
Location St. Petersburg, RussiaSt. Petersburg, Russia
Tour Code PZB7PZB7
Duration4.50 Hours4.50 Hours
Activity Level#Strenuous#Strenuous
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