Peterhof Grand Palace and Gardens Private Tour
A trip to Saint Petersburg is not considered complete without visiting Peterhof - the ensemble of palaces and parks found on the coast of the Gulf of Finland (the Baltic Sea). We present this private tour to Peterhof with a Spanish-speaking guidefor guests of St. Petersburg. This summer residence was founded at the beginning of the 18th century by the order of Peter the Great, who dreamed of turning Saint Petersburg into the European capital. After the French visit to Versailles Pedro decided to create an impressive place and the park of the fountains that could leave the most demanding of visitors from all over the world speechless. You will be amazed by the luxury of Russian Versailles, the abundance of fountains and the impressive amount of gold. The Peterhof fountain system, one of the largest in the world, consists of 147 fountains, many of which were personally conceived by Peter the Great.
During our trip to Peterhof, we drive through the residential areas in a car or minibus and our experienced guide will tell you about daily life in Saint Petersburg to entertain you on the way. Enjoying the Lower Park during this private tour the guide will explain how the unique system of fountains works and you will learn to read the allegorical language of the sculpture. The most popular places in Peterhof are the Chinese Chess Waterfall, the Roman Fountains, numerous joke fountains, located near the Monplaisir Palace. The Great Palace of Peterhof is above the Great Cascade, it is the summer residence of Peter the Great. We will have a guided excursion to the Grand Palace of Peterhof, where throughout the 18th and 19th centuries, the best Russian and European architects worked decorating its facades and the interior, where the Russian emperors lived and celebrated their victories. At the end of the tour, we return to Saint Petersburg.
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