Tours and Tickets

St. Mark's Basilica: guided visit & seat inside - Skip the Line provided by Venice Tours Srl

St. Mark's Basilica: guided visit & seat inside - Skip the Line

St. Mark's Basilica: guided visit & seat inside - Skip the Line
5
Book in advance
from
AU$64.18
per adult (price varies by group size)
Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
Reserve now & pay later: Save your spot free of charge with flexible booking.
About
Enjoy a breathtaking visit to the marvelous St. Mark’s Basilica of Piazza San Marco, escorted by an expert guide (1 hour inside the Cathedral)! Discover its secrets, history and admire the many artworks as the five domes covered by gold. The guide will narrate tales and the endless history behind the breathtaking Cathedral of St. Mark, known as the Golden Basilica, due to many mosaics made with pure gold! The tour includes the visit to the terrace from where you can enjoy a breathtaking overview of St.Mark’s Square and see the famous Horses from Constantinople. The enjoyable experience will give you priority access for the entrance of the Basilica and to the Saint Mark’s Museum: unique collection of relics and holy items collected along the centuries. Enjoy the audio guide with digital map with more than 200 points of interest of the 5 Venice discrits! For an exclusive tour, choose the private option: enjoy a personal guide.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Know before you go
  • Duration: 1h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
German, English, Italian, French, Spanish
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 21441P23
Call 0061 (87) 2285 255
Important information
Inclusions
  • Shared guided tour to the St.Mark Basilica, the terrace and San Marc Treasury.
  • Skip the Line: the Basilica
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people.
  • Glass Craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square.
  • Audio guide by mobile app with 200 descriptions of Venice highlights
  • PRIVATE OPTION SKIP THE LINE (if chosen) ST. MARK'S BASILICA
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup
Duration
1h
Departure details
  • Torre dell'Orologio, P.za San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy Departure Point: ST. MARK’S SQUARE - CLOCK TOWER NEAR EXCHANGE OFFICE (the white building with the blue clock facade). DO NOT GO TO THE BELL TOWER
  • Venice Tours Assistance (NEWSSTAND), Calle larga de l'Ascension, 1257, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy ONLY FOR PRIVATE TOUR! If you have chosen the private option, please come to Venice Tours Assistance Point. The newsstand is between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT". It's close to Museo Correr, in St.Mark's Square.
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded)
  • During some days of high turnout or reasons of force majeure (for example 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
  • For the visit of the Basilica suitable clothing is required (no shorts).
  • You will receive the mobile app by e-mail
  • The mobile app does not use internet data but works with GPS
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Due to the security reason, luggage and bags are not allowed inside the Basilica
  • From Aug. 6th to enter the Basilica you need to have the Green Pass + ID card, you cannot enter the venue without it (if you don’t have it or forgot it and are not allowed to enter the venue, the tour will not be refundable)
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Inclusions
  • Shared guided tour to the St.Mark Basilica, the terrace and San Marc Treasury.
  • Skip the Line: the Basilica
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people.
  • Glass Craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square.
  • Audio guide by mobile app with 200 descriptions of Venice highlights
  • PRIVATE OPTION SKIP THE LINE (if chosen) ST. MARK'S BASILICA
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup
Departure details
  • Torre dell'Orologio, P.za San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy Departure Point: ST. MARK’S SQUARE - CLOCK TOWER NEAR EXCHANGE OFFICE (the white building with the blue clock facade). DO NOT GO TO THE BELL TOWER
  • Venice Tours Assistance (NEWSSTAND), Calle larga de l'Ascension, 1257, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy ONLY FOR PRIVATE TOUR! If you have chosen the private option, please come to Venice Tours Assistance Point. The newsstand is between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT". It's close to Museo Correr, in St.Mark's Square.
Duration
1h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded)
  • During some days of high turnout or reasons of force majeure (for example 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
  • For the visit of the Basilica suitable clothing is required (no shorts).
  • You will receive the mobile app by e-mail
  • The mobile app does not use internet data but works with GPS
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Due to the security reason, luggage and bags are not allowed inside the Basilica
  • From Aug. 6th to enter the Basilica you need to have the Green Pass + ID card, you cannot enter the venue without it (if you don’t have it or forgot it and are not allowed to enter the venue, the tour will not be refundable)
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: 5 Aug. 2021
A note from St. Mark's Basilica: guided visit & seat inside - Skip the Line
From Aug. 6th to enter the Basilica you need to have the Green Pass + ID card, you cannot enter the venue without it (if you don’t have it or forgot it and are not allowed to enter the venue, the tour will not be refundable)
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
What you can expect during your visit
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Itinerary
  • You’ll have 2 starting options
    See Important Information for details
  • 1
    Basilica di San Marco
    Stop: 75 minutes - Admission included
    Amazing guided tour in the breathtaking Cathedral of St. Mark, known as the Golden Basilica, due to many mosaics realized with pure gold! An expert guide will escort you inside (skipping the line) and will explain the history, curiosities and legends about the inimitable masterpieces around you! Be stunned in front of the five-domes covered with gold and decorated by the best artists of the time. Enjoy part of explaination comfortably seated in the middle of the cathedral. This exclusive experience will give you priority access to the Pala D’oro (golden altarpiece composed by gems and diamonds) and to the Saint Mark’s Treasury: a spectacular collection of relics and holy items collected along the centuries. After the tour you will have the possibility to visit a glass factory close to St. Mark’s Square, here you will see a glass craftsman at work. (free and optional tour, the guide will advise you on how to participate). A wonderful experience that makes you discover the main landmark of the Venetian history.
    Read more
    Pass by
    Piazza San Marco
    Ponte di Rialto
    Ponte dell'Accademia
  • You'll return to the starting point
+
No reviews yet. Be the first to share your thoughts!
About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: Venice Tours Srl
Y1022IPmarcob
Y1022IPmarcob
00
Amazing and very nice
This was a really nice experience, the master craftsman that runs it with his family is amazingly skilled and a ver
TACostaRica2018
TACostaRica2018
00
Gondola ride
This is a must when you visit Venice! This one the only thing my husband wanted to do! So i booked a tour using Vi
B1927FUtimt
B1927FUtimt
00
Beautiful day— water was clean, not like I had been told; Gondolier was friendly...
Easy booking, great fun; easy company to deal with; Gondolier was nice— took photo with my daughter; ride was about
Andrea G
Andrea G
00
Great tour, would have liked a little more guiding
This was a great tour but I wish we could have heard our guide better once we were on the grand canal. As a group,
Kristiāns H
Kristiāns H
00
Great experience to feel real spirit of Venezia
Amazing tour and our guide Mr.JC made the best vibes to feel like real Venetian! Gondola is the must have experien
Claudio_Schioppa96
Claudio_Schioppa96
00
Great Experience
The guide was very prepared, nice and funny! An amazing experience in one of the most beautiful city in the world.
Sjoerd A
Sjoerd A
00
Hardly moving gondola with unpleasant guide
The tour guide had an eye on one of the woman on the group, and made others feel akward with his direct way of tryi
danktrolene
danktrolene
00
Good... if things go smoothly
One-liner: We enjoyed it until our gondolier got tired and stuck between two pegs for what felt like an eternity an
sunscale
sunscale
00
No need to book in advance
It is difficult to find the meeting point because they have no office room, and the guide only shows up around the
Cynthiaflorentia
Cynthiaflorentia
00
Beautifull artwork
We have had am amazing workshop! We had no knowledge about the Murano Glass art whatsoever but in a short period we
Inspire40517528489
Inspire40517528489
00
No customer service
We were unable to find the location given. We called and no one answered. We paid full price and we were unable to
Giuliano C
Giuliano C
00
Amazing gondola ride
The tour was great. We really had a good time, seing Venice from the gondola's point of view. The guide as really n
irynatris
irynatris
00
One of the most beautiful palaces in the world!
To buy a queueless entrance was a great idea, we saved time to visit some other museum of the city!!
Mer1016
Mer1016
00
MUST DO IN VENICE
This experience was AMAZING! Giorgio was a true master in his craft! I loved painting and picking out my mask it ca
robertokavanagh
robertokavanagh
00
Memorable
Excellent and very informative Gondola tour guide. Many of the Gondoliers were singing as we went through the canal
Frequently Asked Questions about St. Mark's Basilica: guided visit & seat inside - Skip the Line


St. Mark's Basilica: guided visit & seat inside - Skip the Line price starts from AU$64.17. Discover and book St. Mark's Basilica: guided visit & seat inside - Skip the Line on Tripadvisor

St. Mark's Basilica: guided visit & seat inside - Skip the Line cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book St. Mark's Basilica: guided visit & seat inside - Skip the Line on Tripadvisor

St. Mark's Basilica: guided visit & seat inside - Skip the Line is hosted by Venice Tours Srl. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Venice Tours Srl on Tripadvisor. Discover and book St. Mark's Basilica: guided visit & seat inside - Skip the Line on Tripadvisor