Saint Mark's Basilica Skip the Line Guided Tour

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Take a guided tour in the majestic Byzantine cathedral known as the Church of Gold.

Description

Enjoy a guided tour of St. Mark's Golden Basilica with skip the line entry! Unique of its kind in Italy, marvel at the masterpiece of Byzantine Art. Take in the beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while your guide will show you the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of the ancient basilica. Have a glimpse of the Pala d'oro, an exquisite example of the Byzantine Art with its thousands of gems and precious stones. Admire the view of the Treasury, a splendor of the religious art collected along the centuries.

A free coupon for a visit to a Murano glass factory will be given to discover one of the Venetian greatest arts. Please note this is a free of charge optional trip by private boat to Murano Island (generally scheduled from 2PM to 4PM) and it is not a part of the tour. Be kindly aware that this optional visit could take longer than the scheduled time and that the activity provider does not recommend to participate if you have other reservation scheduled on the same day.

Available Languages

April to October Schedule (Summer)

  • English, German, French, Spanish: Monday to Saturday

  • Italian (the visit can be bilingual): Saturday

November to March Schedule (Winter)

  • English: Monday to Saturday

  • German: Monday and Friday

  • French: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

  • Spanish: Wednesday, Saturday

Includes

  • Optional round-trip transfers to Murano Island

  • Admission

  • English-speaking guide
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Saint Mark's Basilica Skip the Line Guided Tour
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Duration: 1:30 hour(s)
Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri and Sat
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Optional round-trip transfers to Murano Island / Admission / English-speaking guide
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Schedule

  • 11:45

    Check in at St. Mark's Area

  • 12:00

    St. Mark's Basilica

    Avoid the long queues when you enter this masterpiece of Byzantine art. Marvel at the beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays on the floors. Also, immerse yourself in the biblical scenes, rich history and the particularities of this ancient basilica.

  • 13:00

    Tour Ends at St. Mark's Area

  • (For Check-In) St. Mark's Square (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy) Time: 11:45:00

  • (For Check-Out) St. Mark's Square (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy) Time: 13:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) St. Mark's Square (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy) Time: 11:45:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) St. Mark's Square (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy) Time: 13:00:00

Price & Options

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Notes

Restriction(s)
  • For security reasons, sacks, bags, or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Basilica.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Guests with a limited range of movement are not permitted to participate in this activity.

Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • Walking shoes

  • Comfortable clothing

  • Clothing that covers from the shoulder to knee

  • No sleeveless, collarless shirts or T-shirts

  • No mini skirts

  • No flashy / gaudy clothing

Additional Note(s)
  • During some days of high turnout or for reasons of force majeure (i.e. high tide or security problems), the waiting time to access St. Mark's Basilica might be longer than expected. In this case, please line up and respect the instructions provided by the guide.

  • Please note the schedules of the following guided tours in other languages: - English (Monday to Saturday) - German (Monday and Friday) - French (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday) - Spanish (Wednesday and Saturday)

Frequently Asked Questions

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 12:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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