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

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

From $66.44 per person

Skip the long lines at St. Mark’s Basilica. Admire the basilica’s golden mosaics and Byzantine art and explore the most important places in Venice on a guided city tour.

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Free cancellation
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Mobile ticketing
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Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Private or small groups available
Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour of St. Mark’s Basilica with skip-the-line entry
  • Admire the basilica’s golden mosaics, Byzantine art, and marble floor inlays
  • See the most iconic monuments and buildings around St. Mark's Square
  • Discover Venice’s hidden gems and walk through picturesque squares and alleys
Full description
Discover the best of Venice on a city walking tour with skip-the-line access to St. Mark’s Basilica. Marvel at the basilica’s magnificent golden interiors and collection of Byzantine art. Meet your guide and enter St. Mark's Basilica, a cathedral displaying some of the finest examples of Byzantine art in the world. Uncover the biblical symbolism behind the artworks. Take in the golden mosaics and marble floor inlays. Listen as your guide tells you the history and the special features of this architectural wonder. Admire the city's main monuments such as the Clock-Tower, Procuratie Vecchie, and the Bell Tower around St. Mark’s Square. Stroll through the famous Mercerie, one of the city’s main shopping districts. Wander through small alleys and discover picturesque squares where Venetians gather to socialize. Find hidden gems and learn interesting facts about the places you visit.
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  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users

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      Meeting point

      Meet 15 minutes before in front of the clock tower (the blue one with the bell on top) next to the YEX change office in St. Mark's Square, Venice. Look for the assistant with the white "TOUR" sign. Address: Saint Mark’s Square 15, 30124, Venice, Italy.

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      What to bring

      • Comfortable shoes

      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
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