Saint Mark’s Basilica and Terraces Skip-the-line Tour

1 hour
English, Italian

During this one-hour guided tour, you will learn the history and mysteries of one of the world's most stunning cathedrals from a resident expert. No words describe this golden gem — Venice's most spectacular church, so better to see!


  • Piazza San Marco

  • The church of Saint Mark

  • St.Mark Museum


  • A licensed guide

  • Entrance ticket to Saint Mark's basilica

Please note: the departures are daily. A minimum of two people is required for this tour.

During this one-hour guided tour with a local expert, you will learn the history of one of the most magnificent cathedrals in the world, as well as its many hidden mysteries. During the quick 1-hour excursion, you will meet your local guide in Piazza San Marco and learn about one of the city's most recognizable landmarks. People are amazed by this golden treasure; you will never forget the most spectacular church Venice offers.

This remarkable chapel is responsible for preserving Saint Mark's body, and the grandeur surrounding him gave rise to a genuine cult. More information about Mark will be provided to you by your tour leader. The evangelist and his ubiquitous emblem, the lion, may be found throughout the city. Continue your trip by gazing in awe at the golden domes and gaining a deeper understanding of the Byzantine architecture used to build the basilica.

Finally, make your way to St. Mark's Museum and the panoramic terrace to take in the breathtaking view of Saint Mark's Square, sometimes known as "Europe's living room," due to the luxury of the buildings and the people that gather here daily. While atop the basilica, your tour guide will enlighten you on the history of the horse statues that can be seen there, and you'll get a brand new perspective of the city as a whole. An outstanding must-do experience!

Matteo Pasqualotto
With GetExperience since 2022
Meeting point
Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
Important to know
Free cancellation
Plans are subject to change, and sometimes unexpectedly. So you can cancel your event free of charge 24 hours before the start.
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$51.71 / person