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Catherine Palace & Pavlovsk Palace Tour

Catherine Palace & Pavlovsk Palace Tour

$ 150.00 per person
$ 140.00 per person
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Start time: 10:00 (may vary)

Duration: 6 hours

Group size: max 8 PAX (departures guaranteed for min 2 PAX) 

The tour is available any day except  Monday & Tuesday.

Offered in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German and Russian.

Kindly provide your hotel address when booking so we can make transport arrangements.

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Catherine Palace and Pavlovsk Palace tour is not to be missed, if you are interested in the Russian royal history.

On your visit to two former royal homes, Catherine Palace and Pavlovsk Palace, you will learn about the history of Russia’s Imperial family as well as enjoy breathtaking baroque and classical interiors of these residences.


  • Meet your guide at the reception of your hotel at the agreed pick-up time to start your Catherine Palace and Pavlovsk Palace tour.
  • Travel to the suburb of Tsar’s Village (also known as Pushkin), which is located in the suburbs within a one hour drive from St Petersburg.
  • Visit Catherine Palace, which was comissioned in the 18th century by Empress Elizabeth I, who treated it with special affection and named the palace after her mother, Catherine. There you will see halls decorated in gold and mirrors as well as the famous Amber Room.
  • Take a short transfer to the suburb of Pavlovsk.
  • Visit Pavlovsk Palace, which was built at the turn of the 19th century as a present to Emperor Paul I from his mother, Catherine the Great. Pavlovsk boasts a fine neo-classical palace as well as a large landscape park.
  • Travel back to St Petersburg for approximately one hour.


  • Admission tickets to the Catherine Palace and Park, Pavlovsk Palace and Park
  • Professional licensed guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transfer by A/C vehicle


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Know before you go:

  • Please note that during the high season tour start times might differ depending on museum ticket availability and pick-up locations.
  • Time for a coffee/snack break will be offered but no meals are included in the cost.
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes.

Available add-ons:

  • Private tour — reserve the tour to yourself and enjoy an experience tailored to your needs.
  • Visa-free service — documentation needed to disembark a cruise ship without a Russian visa. The visa-free add-on is charged per group of up to 6 PAX with a minimum booking of 2 PAX. It includes a return transfer from the port and back.

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