What To Expect
Explore the Saint Mark's Basilica, the most visited church and a classic example of Byzantine architecture. Don't miss the chance to see its rich design and golden mosaics.
Audio guides are available for Saint Mark's Basilica and Bell Tower in five languages: English, Italian, French, German, and Spanish.
From November to Easter, weekdays at 09:45 to 16:45
Sundays and Holidays, 14:00 to 17:00
From Easter to the end of October, weekdays at 09:45 to 17:00
Weekdays, from 09:45 to 16:00: 09:45; 10:00; 10:15; 10:30; 10:45; 11:00; 11:15; 11:30; 11:45; 12:00; 12:15; 12:30; 12:45; 13:00; 13:15; 13:30; 13:45; 14:00; 14:15; 14:30; 14:45; 15:00; 15:15; 15:30; 15:45; 16:00; 16:15; 16:30; 16:45; 17:00; 17:15; 17:30; 17:45; 18:00
Sundays and Holidays: 14:00; 14:15; 14:30; 14:45; 15:00; 15:15; 15:30; 15:45; 16:00
- *Due to very limited availability, your exact departure time will be assigned to you by the tour operator. This will be selected from the available departures within your selected time frame (E.g. From 09:45 to 12:00). Final schedule will be indicated on your voucher.
- Clients booking the "any departure assigned by tour operator" option will be booked on the time slot appointed by our local supplier within your chosen date. This option does not give clients the ability to choose their time preference. Please avoid booking other tours that may overlap with the available departures on this day until you have received your confirmed time.
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
Admission to the Basilica is free. Your ticket reservation (with the payment of the presale and online booking fees) allows you to schedule your visit and to access the Basilica without waiting in line.
You must bring at least 2 valid identity documents (driver's license, passport, photo id cards - only originals are accepted).
Children 5 years old and below are free of charge. Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
Please make your reservation at least 24 hours before tour date. Bookings cannot be modified, cancelled and is non-refundable.
The Audio Guide's duration is 60 minutes and pick-up will be at the Audio Guide Desk of the Campanile di San Marco/Saint Mark's Bell Tower (Piazza San Marco) during the following hours: Mid-March to the end of October: 9:30am - 4:30pm, November to mid-March: 10:00am - 3:00pm, and on January it will be closed.
Only a maximum of 8 bookings will be accepted daily, please call to reconfirm your tour.
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