A PLACE TO BE
Early wake up call, we are in a hurry! 297031—that’s the number of museum objects in world-famous Peterhof. Located near the seashore of the Gulf of Finland, Peterhof Palaces, Gardens and Parks are spread over more than four hundred hectares, and include thirty-one museums.
We will visit the main palace to have a glimpse of the glory and fame of the Russian tsars, the Imperial Yacht exhibition, then walk around to enjoy the stunning seafront park as the true beauty of St Petersburg goes far beyond its city borders.The Opening Ceremony of Peterhof’s Fountains it is a grand Spring Festival which gives rise to the Fountain Season. Each fountain will be turned on one by one. The show will be accompanied by musical performances, fireworks and celebrations.
You will then proceed to renowned palaces of the Romanov imperial family, Pushkin/Tsarskoye Selo is the former Russian residence of the imperial family, now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Distance between two Russia's national symbols is 40 km. However mind traffic jams, the actual time of our return to St. Petersburg is a bit of enigma.