Venice: Guided Tour & Skip-the-Line St. Mark's Basilica

Venice: Guided Tour & Skip-the-Line St. Mark's Basilica

From US$ 304.39 Per group up to 2

Discover the best of Venice on a 2-hour guided tour and skip-the-line tickets for the majestic St. Mark's Basilica. Walk by the Byzantine and Gothic monuments of the Venetian Empire, admire Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Square, Ponte di Rialto, and much more.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Private group
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM
Skip the ticket line
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian

Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the picturesque streets surrounding the Rialto Bridge
  • Explore St. Mark's Square and discover the Byzantine sights
  • Enter St. Mark's Basilica with you skip-the-line ticket and enjoy no queues
  • Learn about the decorations, history, and reconstructions of the Rialto Bridge
  • Visit some of the little squares ("campi") of Venice and see some of the traditional bars ("bacari")
Full description
Get ready for a great overview of Venice. Travel into the history of one of the world's most beautiful cities. On this tour led by an expert guide, you will discover the most beautiful and famous monuments of Venice along with exploring some hidden paths as well. Experience the incomparable beauty of St. Mark's Square and use your skip-the-line ticket to enjoy priority entrance to the majestic basilica. Learn more about the Republic of Venice and how it became dominant in the past, and explore the history of the city. Did you know that Venice was originally built on a group of 117 small islands that were separated by canals? Stroll the elegant area surrounding the Rialto Bridge and learn how it was a busy crossing point in commercial life, always crawling with local and foreign merchants. The Rialto is still the pulsing center of shops and commercial life in Venice, as well as home to the picturesque food and fish markets of the city. Prepare to take some amazing pictures of the central sestiere (district) with its beautiful squares and crumbling mansions along with ancient churches, ateliers, and bridges.
Includes
  • Tour led by an expert guide
  • Skip-the-line ticket to St. Mark's Basilica
  • Food and drinks
COVID-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Participants

Date

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Meeting point

St. Mark's Square, 67, Venice, Italy. Meet your guide between the 2 big columns in the square (Colonne di San Marco e San Todaro)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Until further notice, entrance inside St. Mark’s Basilica is not possible due to ongoing restoration work. Tours will visit the basilica's Terrace and its Museum instead
  • Your visit in St. Mark's Basilica will not be guided
  • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally high tide in Venice or heavy rain, the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money
    4 / 5
  • Service
    5.0 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
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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

perfekt...

Gabriella hat uns sehr gut geführt.

June 5, 2017

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