Guided Walking Tour of Venice & Saint Mark's Basilica – Priority-access ticket

Guided Walking Tour of Venice & Saint Mark's Basilica – Priority-access ticket

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Discover Byzantine art
Priority access to Saint Mark's Basilica

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2 hours 30 minutes



Starting time
9:00 AM

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After meeting your guide, you will go on a walking tour to take in some of Venice's top sites. Your guide will tell you all about the history of the main sites and monuments, including:

  • Saint Mark's Square
  • Saint Mark's Campanile
  • The Clock Tower
  • The Procuratie
  • Campo Santa Maria Formosa
  • Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo with the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo (known as the "Pantheon of Venice") and also the Scuola Grande della Carità
  • Marco Polo's House
  • The Malibran Theatre

After the walking tour you will enter Saint Mark's Basilica without waiting in line thanks to your fast-track ticket!

As soon as you step inside this landmark attraction you will be immersed in Byzantine art. Mosaics and frescos cover every inch of the interiors, including on the walls and domes.

You will have the chance to see the Pala d'Oro and the Treasury, and throughout your visit your guide will tell you all about the history and unique aspects of Saint Mark's Basilica.

At the end of your tour, your guide will accompany you out into Saint Mark's Square. 

Departure place


The languages available vary depending on the day and period.

April to October

  • English, French, German and Spanish: every tour
  • Italian: Saturday

November to March

  • English: every tour
  • German: Monday and Friday
  • French: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Spanish: Wednesday and Saturday

Good to know

  • Availability: Monday to Saturday (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Time: 9am
  • Duration: approx. 2 hrs 30 mins 
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish (depending on the day and season)
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled start time
  • Comfortable shoes recommended
  • From april to october, the visit is only available in english
  • From november to march, it can be proposed in more than one language
  • Guides will explain to visitors how to partake in the tour 
  • This activity is not accessible for people with reduced mobility
  • In order to respect the religious nature of the sites you will be visiting, please wear appropriate clothing
  • For security reasons suitcases, backpack or large bags are not allowed inside the Basilica and Doge’s Palace, prior to your visit you must deposit them at Ateneo San Basso (St. Mark’s Square – Calle San Basso). The storage service is free of charge, but please allow sufficient time
  • During some days of high turnout or for reasons of force majeure (for example high tide or security problems) the waiting time to access St. Mark’s Basilica might be longer than expected: in this case please line up and respect the instructions provided by the guide
  • The tour does not operate in case of exceptional high tide or in case of unplanned religious functions (in these cases it can be postponed the day after otherwise it will be refunded)

From November to March the visit COULD be bilingual.

Price includes

  • Services of a tour guide
  • Tour of Saint Mark's Basilica
  • Guided walking tour of Venice
  • Audio receiver devices included in case of group over 10 people

Price doesn’t include

  • Admission to the sites during the walking tour
  • Tips (optional)
  • Any other extras



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