Guided tour

St. Mark's Basilica: Skip-the-Line Tour with City Walking Tour

St. Mark's Basilica: Skip-the-Line Tour with City Walking Tour

From US$ 62.95 per person

Skip the long lines at St. Mark’s Basilica. Admire the basilica’s golden mosaics and Byzantine art and explore the most important places in Venice on a guided city tour.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
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Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Shorts
  • Baby strollers
  • Backpacks
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • In cases of religious ceremonies access to St Mark's Basilica may not be permitted
  • In case of adverse weather or a change in tidal conditions, the length or route of the tour is subject to change
Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour of St. Mark’s Basilica with skip-the-line entry
  • Admire the basilica’s golden mosaics, Byzantine art, and marble floor inlays
  • See the most iconic monuments and buildings around St. Mark's Square
  • Discover Venice’s hidden gems and walk through picturesque squares and alleys
Full description
Discover the best of Venice on a city walking tour with skip-the-line access to St. Mark’s Basilica. Marvel at the basilica’s magnificent golden interiors and collection of Byzantine art. Meet your guide and enter St. Mark's Basilica, a cathedral displaying some of the finest examples of Byzantine art in the world. Uncover the biblical symbolism behind the artworks. Take in the golden mosaics and marble floor inlays. Listen as your guide tells you the history and the special features of this architectural wonder. Admire the city's main monuments such as the Clock-Tower, Procuratie Vecchie, and the Bell Tower around St. Mark’s Square. Stroll through the famous Mercerie, one of the city’s main shopping districts. Wander through small alleys and discover picturesque squares where Venetians gather to socialize. Find hidden gems and learn interesting facts about the places you visit.
Includes
  • Saint Mark's Basilica guided tour
  • Access to Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Live tour guide
  • Access to Pala d'Oro
  • Access to St. Mark’s Museum
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet 15 minutes early at Calle larga de l’Ascension 1256 - 30124 next to the post office San Marco (opposite side of the Saint Marks Basilica). Look for the yellow Meeting Point sign on the wooden kiosk.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5/5
  • Value for money
    4.3/5
  • Service
    5/5
  • Organization
    5/5

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Our guide Gina was very knowledgeable and had in-depth answers to any questions. It couldn't be better!

June 28, 2021

A wonderfull time in venice

Alessandra Ranalli, she was a phantastic guide. Very friendly, good information. She has show us nice little corners, not to touristic... A better guide is not possible.

October 12, 2019

Truly amazing experience with very friendly guide. Highly recommended!

November 25, 2020

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VA ID: 397220

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