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

by Venice Tours
per adult Price is AU$51
Duration: {0} Duration: 1h Free Cancellation Free Cancellation No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

Skip-the-line access to the stunning Basilica

Tour to areas usually closed to the public

Visit to the treasury & Pala d'Oro

Explanation of the famous Golden Mosaics

Optional glassblowing demonstration

Highlights

Skip-the-line access to the stunning Basilica

Tour to areas usually closed to the public

Visit to the treasury & Pala d'Oro

Explanation of the famous Golden Mosaics

Optional glassblowing demonstration

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12:00 PM, Skip-the-Line St. Mark's Basilica Tour in English

Duration 1h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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AU$50.72

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

Activity Location

St. Mark's Basilica

Venezia 30100

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Clock Tower - the white building with the blue clock. DO NOT GO TO THE BELL TOWER

    146 Piazza San Marco

    Venezia 30124


Description

Visit one of the world’s most majestic cathedrals in the world. Learn why it earned the nickname “The Church of Gold” as you wander around its vast spaces and visit areas usually not accessible to the general public.

With your exclusive “skip-the-line” tickets, save a lot of time avoiding the huge crowds usually waiting to get inside and spend it visiting this magnificent historic cathedral. Visit the Treasury, a unique collection of precious religious objects collected over the centuries, and be enchanted by the majestic Pala d'Oro, an altarpiece which is universally considered to be one of the most refined and precious work of Byzantine art, with both front and rear sides decorated with gems and precious stones.

Enjoy part of the guide’s explanation comfortably seated in the cathedral.

Finally, you will have the opportunity to join an optional glassblowing demonstration at a glass factory very close to Saint Mark’s square.


Inclusions

  • Shared guided tour of the Basilica and Pala d’Oro

  • Skip-the-line admission to St. Mark's Basilica

  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people.

  • Optional glassblowing demonstration close to Saint Mark’s Square.

  • 1 hour inside the Basilica

  • Clients enjoy part of explaination comfortably seated in the middle of the cathedral


Exclusions

  • Meals and drinks


Know Before You Book

  • Unfortunately this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.

  • For security reasons sacks, bags or knapsacks are not allowed inside the Basilica: Prior to your visit you must deposit them at the Ateneo San Basso (St. Mark's Square, Calle San Basso). The storage service is free of charge but please allow sufficient time!

  • 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)

  • The visit is monolingual from April to October and from November to March it can be bilingual.


Skip-the-Line: St. Mark's Basilica ratings based on 24 Verified Reviews

3.2 out of 5

4/5 19 Jul. 2019

It was great to skip the line, the guide was knowledgable and anyone that had shoulders uncovered they provided covers to wear over clothing.It gave you a better understanding of the founding and wealth of the Basilica but also the flooding and ongoing renovations to keep it functioning.