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Golden Basilica Tour from Venice

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Golden Basilica Tour from Venice

  • Tour duration: 1h
  • Upcoming departures:
    • 23.05.2024: 10:45, 13:45, 14:45
    • 24.05.2024: 10:45, 13:45, 14:45
    • 25.05.2024: 10:45, 13:45, 14:45

    This tour must be booked at least 48 hours before departure

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  • Languages: English, Deutsche
  • Suitable for families, young and seniors
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Live Guide

Why you should go

Come with us and discover the breathtaking St Mark’s Basilica. You will be amazed with it eternal beauty, and learn all about beautiful city and its historical characters like Casanova, see many interesting sites and so much more.


  • 1 hour walking tour of Saint Mark's Square and admission to Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Guided tour of Saint Mark's Basilica, the mosaics and the Pala d'Oro
  • Pick up from a centrally located meeting point
  • Live audio commentary

What shall I see

Join this 1 hour long tour and explore the rich history of Venice. Discover one of the world’s most majestic cathedrals, a true masterpiece of Byzantine art in the heart of Venice. During this one hour guided tour you will be introduced to the history behind the prominent sights of St Mark's Square and enter into the Basilica of St Mark. An official guide will provide you with a wealth of information regarding Saint Mark's Square and then accompany you on a detailed tour of the Golden Basilica, once the private chapel of the Doge of Venice, the only one of its kind in Italy, thanks to the sumptuous golden mosaics and impressive marble inlay flooring. During the tour you will be able to sit down in the church and absorb the atmosphere whilst listening to your guide who will describe the biblical scenes represented throughout the building, together with history and particularities of this ancient Basilica. The tour includes the visit of the famous Pala d’Oro -an altarpiece made of gold and silver, and an exquisite example of Byzantine art with a myriad of gems and precious stones. The tour lasts one hour and concludes outside the Basilica in Saint Mark's Square.

Price includes

  • 1hour guided walking tour of Saint Mark's Square and its Basilica
  • Personal audio system and headset for tour commentary
  • Live tour commentary provided in English, French, Spanish or German

Price excludes

  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Food and drink
  • Admission to the upper floor of the Basilica

What to bring

  • Backpacks are not allowed inside the Basilica

What to wear

  • Shoulders and knees must be covered in the Basilica

Cancellation policy

  • Cancellation between 7 - 4 days before tour - 50% of tour price
  • Less than 3 days, Late arrivals or NO SHOW - 100% charge
  • It is your responsibility to be at the meeting point punctually 
  • We can not delay departure times of any of our tours/transfers due to late arrivals and we reserve the right to cancel your reservation if you do not arrive at the meeting point on time. Refunds cannot be provided for non-arrivals. 

Good to know

  • The tour will take place rain or shine
  • From the 1st of November to the 31st of March there is no skip-the-line entrance to the Basilica
  • Tour may be affected in the case of high tides

Meeting point

  • Clock Tower, Saint Mark’s Square, 15, 30124, Venice, Italy
  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the departure of the tour
Calle larga de l’Ascension 1256 - 30124 San Marco next to the post office, Venice
Meeting time:  10:45, 13:45, 14:45


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