RETRO TRAIN GATCHINA
Gatchina Town of the Leningrad Region near Saint Petersburg (about 47 km), during this day we will visit the Reggia di Gatchina, built by the Italian architect Antonio Rinaldi at the request of Count Grigori Orlov, after his death, Tsarina Catherine II gave it to Tsar Paul I who had it restored by the Italian architect Brenna. Visit of the Priory Palace of Gatchina, located on the shores of the Black Lake, built in 1799 for the Russian Grand Priory.
09:00 Meeting of the participants at Baltiskaya station, view of the station
09:30 Departure of the retro train (steam train) to Gatchina
10:50 Arrival at Gatchina station
11:00 Visit of the Reggia di Gatchina, which looks very much like an Italian-style Reggia, visit of the interior of the palace, with the rooms, the church and the basements
12:40 Walk for about 30 minutes through a park and a landscape path until you reach the Palazzo del Priorato - a unique monument of architecture and history of the late eighteenth century.
13:10 Visit of the Priory palace with the history of the Order of Malta in Russia, an interesting palace in the history of Russia
14:10 Free time to walk in the park
15:00 Departure of the Retro Train to St. Petersburg, along the way back you will experience a very pleasant tradition, revives the experience of drinking tea as it was drunk 100 years ago on steam trains.
16:30 Arrival in Saint Petersburg. End of the tour
PRICE PER PERSON
|CHILDREN TILL 16 YO. *||€ 47,00|
* Recommended age for children - ages 7 and up
The tour price includes:
- Travel by retro train (seat)
- excursion as per program
- Russian-speaking guide (on request we can add a guide or interpreter in English or other languages)
- entrance tickets to the Reggia di Gachina and the Palazzo del Priore
- The traditional Russian style on the retro train