Venice

Guided visit to St. Mark's Basilica Main Floor with skip-the-line ticket

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St. Mark's Basilica: Fast-Track Main Floor Tour

Join us for a captivating guided tour of St. Mark's Basilica's main floor in Venice. Explore this architectural marvel, from its opulent mosaics to its intricate artwork, and discover the rich history and cultural significance of one of Italy's most revered sites. Experience the grandeur of Venice's Byzantine heritage up close on this unforgettable journey

Why you should go

Embark on a detailed guided tour of the ground floor of St. Mark's Basilica. As you step through the grand portals of this iconic cathedral, you'll be greeted by the dazzling sight of golden mosaics that span over 8,000 square meters, depicting biblical scenes and stories from Venice's illustrious past.
Your expert guide will lead you through the sprawling nave and aisles, pointing out the exquisite details of the marble floors and the masterfully crafted columns that hold centuries of history within their stone.
As you explore, you will discover how the basilica has served as both a religious center and a symbol of Venetian power. Hear the tales of how St. Mark's remains came to rest in this magnificent church, making it a revered site of pilgrimage and worship.
This tour not only offers a glimpse into the splendor of St. Mark's Basilica but also invites you to connect with the soul of Venice through its most cherished historical treasure.

Highlights

  • Witness the vast golden mosaics that depict Venice's history and biblical scenes
  • Explore the Basilica's stunning Byzantine architecture
  • Admire the intricate marble floors and crafted columns
  • Learn about the Basilica‚Äôs role in Venetian culture and as a pilgrimage site
  • Discover hidden symbols that reflect Venice's religious and cultural heritage

Inclusions

  • Qualified tour guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance to the Basilica main floor
  • Personal headsets to hear the guide better

Exclusions

  • Food and Beverages
  • Museum and Terrace
  • Pala d'Oro

  • Be aware that refunds are not available for no-shows or late arrivals. The tour proceeds even in rainy conditions. However, in cases of exceptionally high tides, the tour may be cancelled and a refund will be issued.
  • Please be aware that starting from April 25th and on certain dates, registration and payment of an access contribution will be necessary to visit the city of Venice. We encourage you to check all the information and procedures for registration or payment on the dedicated website of Comune di Venezia.

Please Note

  • Due to security measures, large backpacks and bags are prohibited inside the Basilica.
  • Dress respectfully for your visit; bare knees and shoulders are not suitable for entry into the Basilica.
  • The venue is not entirely accessibile for wheelchairs

Itinerary

  • Campo San Zaccaria
  • St. Mark's Square
  • St. Mark's Basilica

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