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The Catherine Palace and Pavlovks tour is 1 day tour designed for cruise and land travelers. Includes a guide, comfortable transportatiob hotel or sea port pickup.
Founded in early 18th century the town is still sometimes called Tsarskoe Selo (Tsar’s Village) it’s original name, that has been turned into Pushkin named after Russian poet Alexander Pushkin, who was educated at the imperial Lyceum there.
Tsarskoe Selo became the official imperial residence in the middle of 18th century.
The main sight is the Catherine Palace, designed in the Russian baroque style. It was originally built in the 1750s for Empress Elizabeth, who had inherited the estate from her mother Catherine I. The palace contains luxurious Grand Hall and Golden Enfilade of state Rooms including it’s most famous heritage newly restored Amber room.
After the palace take a walk around the gardens.
Pavlovsk Palace is a former royal residency as well. It is famous for the biggest park in Europe and gorgeous landscapes. Pavlovsk palace designed in neo classical style is a big contrast to Catherine’s palace.
10:00 meeting your guide and driver at the hotel reception (or sea port for cruise passengers)
10:00 – 11:00 drive to Puskin town
11:00 – 13:00 tour of catherines Palace and park
13:00-13:30 time for lunch
13:30 – 14:00 drive to the town Pavlovsk
14:00 – 16:00 tour of Pavlovsk Palace and Park
16:00 – 17:00 drive back to the city
17:00 back to hotel or sea port for cruise passengers
Please notice: Each of the sites included in the tour description will be visited sometime during the day. Tour sequence may vary depending on overcrowding at venues, museums’ closing days and traffic conditions. The itinerary above is a sample only. If your ship is in port for less time, adjustments will be made. Timing will be adjusted depending on your ship’s departure time! You will never miss your ship touring with Us.
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Comfortable a/c Van and experienced driver for 1 day
Professional and licensed guide (English, German, Spanish, Italian, French)
Entrance tickets to the museums as per itinerary
Photo-video permits inside museums
Blanket visa for cruise passengers
All local Taxes
All port fees
1 bottle of still water (0.5L) per person per day
Special radio-guide equipment for the groups bigger than 6.
Gratuity ( recommended 10% to the guide and 5% to the driver of a total tour cost p/person given separately) .
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Catherine Palace and Pavlovsk 1 day tour