Saint Mark's Basilica Tour in Venice

Saint Mark's Basilica walking tour, see main sights of St Mark's Square, Bell Tower, Clock Tower, golden mosaics and golden altar piece, avoiding public queues with skip the line pass.


Visit to St Mark's Basilica, visit to Pala d'Oro, external sights of St Mark's square such as the Bell Tower, legends of the Clock tower

The Bell Tower, the Clock Tower, Sansovino Library

On this essential guided walking tour, you will be intrigued by the fascinating history of La Serenissima and discover what it is like to live in this unique city. Walking around this open air museum our informative guide will take you to the external sights of St Mark's Square, the Sansovino library, the Bell Tower and the incredible legends of the Clock tower.

Discover the extraordinary architectural masterpieces and why they were built that way. Avoiding the public queues with our special pass, we enter inside St Mark's Basilica, which majestically symbolizes the lagoon and enshrines the city's history and saints' relics. With its awe-inspriring gold mosaics we will walk you through to one of the main highlights of the Basilica, the Pala d'Oro (golden altar piece) with masterpieces by generations of Venetian Goldsmiths, and universally recognised as one of the most refined and accomplised works of Byzantine crafsmanship and the most precious treasure in the Basilica.

Take advantage of our expert guide, hear anecdotes about this remarkable city and her historical characters such as Casanova, and Marco Polo to name two. This walking tour is an absolute must for the first time visitor, leaving you knowing so much more about this not so practical but very precious and unique city.


Authorized guide for one hour, personal audio system to hear the guide