Walks With Folks

Private tour of Catherine Palace and Park from Saint Petersburg

Visit the grandest and most spectacular summer palace in Russia. Dozens of golden rooms and astonishing Amber Chamber along with the Golden Enfilade will leave a lasting impression. Skip the line and explore Catherine Palace and park together with your personal guide.
Private tour of Catherine Palace and Park from Saint Petersburg
Total tour price
270
USD
Adults (age 15-99)
Youth (age 1-14)
* Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Hotel pickup
Hotel pickup
Flexible timing
Flexible timing
Duration
Duration: 5 hours
Easy cancellation
Easy cancellation
Tour highlights
Scenic Drive
Get picked up by our guide and enjoy the picturesque road to Catherine Palace, the summer residence of Russian royalty.

During your drive learn why the place is often called "Tsars' Village" and how many times it was rebuilt from the ground up.
Catherine Palace and Park
Catherine Palace
Take pictures in front of the palace, that was the center of Russian Social life during Catherine's time.

Try to imagine that all yellow details of outdoor décor were covered with real gold and learn why Catherine the Great ordered to replace the gold with paint.
Catherine Palace
Main Staircase
Walk up the main staircase of the palace, decorated with Chinese porcelain vases, an antique clock and an ancient barometer.

Listen to the story why this interior is so vastly different from all the other rooms in the residence.
Main Staircase of Catherine Palace
Dancing hall
Marvel at the opulence of the Grand hall! Find out why every night Catherine was afraid to go to bed and hence danced till early morning.

Ask our guide about what famous celebrities celebrated their weddings and birthday's here (i.e. Paul McCartney among many others).
Dancing hall of Catherine Palace
Golden Enfilade
Marvel at the Russian Baroque style while exploring numerous golden rooms, one more opulent than the other.

Learn the intrigues of the Czar's court and imagine what it was like to live in this palace.
Golden Enfilade of Catherine Palace
Amber room
Go inside the Amber room - the gem of the residence. Often called - "Eighth Wonder of the World", the room contains six tonnes of exquisitely crafted amber panels, along with gold leafs and mirrors.

Find out what healing powers this room has, and how much it would cost to make such room in your house.
Amber room of Catherine Palace
Catherine Park
After exploring the palace take a stroll in the Catherine Park.

Catherine the Great wanted to have the whole world at her fingertips, that's why you can see pavilions of Greek, Turkish, French, Chinese and other architectural styles.
Catherine Park
Hermitage Pavilion
On your way to the exit see a small pavilion - Hermitage, where Catherine would hide from her maids and attendants and enjoy the company of her numerous favorites.

Your car will be waiting outside of Catherine park and will take you back to Saint-Petersburg.
Hermitage Pavilion
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