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St. Mark’s Basilica skip-the-line tour

Free cancellation
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Skip the line, no more time wasted waiting in line

Learn about the symbols and the history of the Basilica's interiors

Explore a living architectural gem

Visit the Museum and Terrace

What to expect

A tour to discover one of the symbols of Venice as well as one among the most beautiful and stunning cathedrals on Earth: St. Mark Basilica.

Let yourself marvel in front of its hidden treasures while learning more about Venice's history and his beloved patron St. Mark.

On this tour, escorted by a tour guide, you will be able to enjoy a full visit to St. Mark's Basilica, a masterpiece of Byzantine art.

You'll have the pleasure of discovering the history and the particularities of this ancient church, exploring the upper floor: the Terrace and the Museum.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Social distancing is enforced

Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected

Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors

All gear/equipment is sanitised between use

Visitors are required to bring and wear masks

Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks

Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors

Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit

What’s included

Privileged entry to avoid the queues

Entrance tickets to Museum and Terrace

Tour guide

Audio-receiver device


San Marco 146, 30124 Venice VE, Italy

Meeting point:

In front of Yex Exchange office under the Clock Tower in St. Mark's Square. Please arrive 15 minutes before the tour starting time.


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Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • On some days, due to liturgical events or exceptionally high tides, access may not be possible. In this case, you will be contacted to arrange another visit on a different date, or you will be reimbursed
  • For security reasons backpacks are not allowed