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Venice private tour with skip-the-line St. Mark's Basilica

Duration: up to 2 hours
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Availability: See calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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See the picturesque streets near the Rialto Bridge and learn about its history and reconstructions

Walk around the beautiful St. Mark's Square and spot the Byzantine sights

Enter the stunning St. Mark's Basilica with you skip-the-line ticket and enjoy no queues

Visit some of the little squares ('campi') and see some of the traditional bars ('bacari')

What to expect

Get ready for a great overview of Venice. Travel through the history of one of the world's most beautiful cities. On this tour led by an expert guide, you will discover the most beautiful and famous monuments of Venice along with exploring some hidden paths as well.

Experience the incomparable beauty of St. Mark's Square and use your skip-the-line ticket to enjoy priority entrance to the majestic basilica. Learn more about the Republic of Venice and how it became dominant in the past, and explore the history of the city. Did you know that Venice was originally built on a group of 117 small islands that were separated by canals?

Stroll the elegant area surrounding the Rialto Bridge and learn how it was a busy crossing point in commercial life, always crawling with local and foreign merchants. The Rialto is still the pulsing center of shops and commercial life in Venice, as well as home to the picturesque food and fish markets of the city.

Prepare to take some amazing pictures of the central sestiere (district) with its beautiful squares and crumbling mansions along with ancient churches, ateliers, and bridges.

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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

Expert tour guide

Skip-the-line ticket to St. Mark's Basilica

What’s not included

Food and drinks

Transportation to the meeting point

Location

Piazza San Marco, 67, 30124 Venezia

Meeting point:

Meet your guide between the two big columns in the square "Colonne di San Marco" and "San Todaro".

When

  • Please refer to the calendar for updated availabilities and start times

Important to know

  • Please note: the interiors of Saint Mark's Basilica's cannot be visited at the moment, due to an ongoing restoration process. Instead, you'll be taken to visit the balcony with the Horses of Saint Mark-Lysippos
  • Your visit inside St. Mark's Basilica will not be guided
  • The tour will take place even when it's raining. In the event of an exceptionally high tide in Venice or heavy rain, the tour may be cancelled and you will be given a full refund