Guided tour

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

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

From $37.94 per person

Skip the long lines at St. Mark’s Basilica. See an impressive collection of Byzantine art on a guided tour with an expert guide.

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Free cancellation
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Duration options: 45 minutes - 1 hour
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English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese
Private or small groups available
Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour of St. Mark’s Basilica with skip-the-line entry
  • Admire the basilica’s beautiful golden mosaics and marble floor inlays
  • Uncover the biblical symbolism behind the Byzantine artworks
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Join a guided tour of St. Mark’s Basilica with skip-the-line access. Marvel at the basilica’s magnificent interiors and see its collections of Byzantine art. Meet your expert guide and step inside St. Mark's Basilica, a unique cathedral displaying some of the finest examples of Byzantine art in the world. Uncover the biblical symbolism behind the artworks. Take in the beautiful golden mosaics and marble floor inlays. Listen as your guide tells you the history and the special features of this architectural wonder.
Includes
  • Saint Mark's Basilica guided tour
  • Access to Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Live tour guide

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    Meeting point

    ST. MARK’S SQUARE - CLOCK TOWER NEAR EXCHANGE OFFICE (the white building with the blue clock facade). Our assistant will wait for you with a signboard in which is written "TOUR". Customers are advised not to go to the Bell Tower.

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    Important information

    Not allowed

    • Shorts
    • Baby strollers
    • Luggage or large bags
    • Short skirts
    • Sleeveless shirts
    • Backpacks

    Know before you go

    • Tours will not enter the basilica until further notice. When possible, tours will visit the terrace and the museum instead
    • In cases of religious ceremonies access to St Mark's Basilica may not be permitted
    • In case of adverse weather or a change in tidal conditions, the length or route of the tour is subject to change
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    3.9 / 5

    based on 925 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.1/5
    • Value for money
      3.6/5
    • Service
      3.9/5
    • Organization
      3.7/5
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    Thanks to our guide who was really a profesionál and nice guy we enjoyedbour guided tour a lot. Perfectly organized and in a small group. Only to recommend.

    June 12, 2021

    Informative & pleasant

    February 12, 2020

    January 12, 2020

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    Product ID: 184370

    VA ID: 397219