St. Mark’s Basilica, with its walls covered in golden mosaics, is one of Venice’s most popular historical landmarks—and it often has the crowds to show for it. On this exclusive tour, you'll skip the lines for quicker access to the Byzantine splendors inside, and enjoy a scenic, guided stroll through St. Mark's Square. Upgrade to include a gondola ride along the Grand Canal.
Skip-the-line tour of St. Mark’s Basilica and St. Mark's Square
Gain entrance to Byzantine treasures without waiting in line
Brush up on Venetian history with a guided stroll through St. Mark's Square
Get an overview of the area's main monuments
Upgrade for a gondola ride on the city’s famous waterways
Optional visit to a Venetian glass factory at the end of tour
Walking tour and guided tour of Basilica and its Pala D'oro with a qualified and experience guide. From April to October is monolingual From November to March the visit can be bilingual.
Headsets to hear the guide clearly in case of group with more than 10 persons
Glass craftsman at work, close to Saint Mark's Square
Departure & Return
St Mark's Clocktower, Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Returns to original departure point
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party
For the visit of the Basilica suitable clothing is required (no shorts)
For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Basilica: Prior to your visit you must deposit them at the Ateneo San Basso (St. Mark's Square, Calle San Basso). The storage service is free of charge but please allow sufficient time!
This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
Mobile vouchers are accepted
Near public transportation
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Most travelers can participate
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.