Guided tour

St. Mark's Basilica: Tour with Terrace Access

St. Mark's Basilica: Tour with Terrace Access

From US$ 41.70 per person

Skip the long lines at St. Mark’s Basilica and get stunning views of Venice from the terraces. Admire beautiful mosaics and impressive artworks alongside an expert guide.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Duration options: 1 hour
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
German, Spanish, French, Italian, English, Japanese
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

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

Know before you go

  • 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
Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour of St. Mark’s Basilica with skip-the-line entry
  • Admire the basilica’s golden mosaics and marble floor inlays
  • Uncover the biblical symbolism behind the Byzantine artworks
  • Learn the fascinating history of this Venetian architectural wonder
  • Take in stunning views of St. Mark’s Square from the basilica’s terrace
Full description
Join a guided tour of St. Mark’s Basilica with skip-the-line access. Marvel at the basilica’s golden interiors and Byzantine art and get panoramic views of Venice from the terraces. 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. Witness beautiful golden mosaics and marble floor inlays. Listen as your guide tells you the history and the special features of this architectural wonder. Lastly, go up to the basilica’s terrace and take in stunning views of the lively St. Mark’s Square and its surrounding monuments.
Includes
  • Access to Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Live tour guide
  • Access to Pala d'Oro
  • Access to St. Mark’s Museum
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet by Calle Larga Ascensione, in front of the post office next to St. Mark's Square. Go to the wooden stand with the yellow sign that reads "Meeting Point".

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 /5

based on 1358 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    3.8/5
  • Service
    3.9/5
  • Organization
    3.7/5

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loved the tour with Alessandro! he was very knowledgeable and interesting.

August 12, 2020

Excellent guide!!

March 9, 2022

Interesting guided tour. A little vagueness in the organization of the departure.

August 23, 2021

Product ID: 397222

VA ID: 397222