Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark's Basilica

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Skip the line at St Mark’s Basilica and explore St Mark’s Square and lesser-known Venice on this 2-hour walking tour. Stroll around St Mark’s (...)

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Overview Location: Venezia, Italy
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

Enjoy the introduction to the history and culture of Venice with our local expert English-speaking guide

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Basilica di San Marco, Piazza San Marco 328, 30124 Venice Italy

Enjoy the visit of St Mark's Basilica with Skip the line tickets

Duration: 15 minutes

Pass By: Casa di Marco Polo, Calle Scaleta, 30121 Venice Italy

Pass by the house where the famous Merchant used to live in the Venetian Golden age

Pass By: Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Castello, Venice Italy

Walk along the back streets of Venice city center

Stop At: Ponte di Rialto, Ruga degli Orefici (Rialto) San Polo, 30125 Venice Italy

End your tour at the famous Rialto Bridge with a full explanation about the life of merchants in Venice

Duration: 20 minutes

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Skip the line
What you can expect Skip the line at St Mark’s Basilica and explore St Mark’s Square and lesser-known Venice on this 2-hour walking tour. Stroll around St Mark’s Square as your guide explains its buildings and Venice’s history as a major maritime power during medieval times. Bypass the queues at St Mark’s Basilica to ogle its incredible interior, and delve into the quieter, less-visited side of Venice. Walk along small canals past palaces, squares and bridges; see where explorer Marco Polo once lived, and learn about daily life in the city past and present.

Practical information


What's inside

  • Walking tour (maximum 25 people)
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco

What's NOT inside

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • Tour operates rain or shine
  • At certain times it may not be possible to enter to St Mark's Basilica due to religious functions taking place. These closures are beyond our control so no refunds or discounts will be issued
  • Large bags are not allowed into St Mark's Basilica
  • In condition of high water, St Mark’s Basilica Skip the line entrance will remain closed
  • Skip the line tickets to St Mark’s basilica are valid from 1st April until 31st October – From 1st November to 31st March due to less affluence to St Mark’s Basilica, this service is not provided by the church to all operators and individual travellers
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Departure point:

St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

Duration:

2 hours

Frequency:

Varies

Return details:

Rialto Bridge, Ponte di Rialto, 30100 Venezia VE, Italy

Reviews & ratings

  • Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica | . | 2019/10/23
    "Our guide was the cutest. Franchisa spoke excellent English with the sweetest Italian accent. Her knowledge was endless. Loved every minute of the (...) "

  • Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica | . | 2018/01/21
    "excellent tour and excellent customer service. will use viatour again "

  • Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica | . | 2017/09/07
    "Absolutely wonderful experience. Lisa was fantastic at guiding us through the city and offering up so many tips, tricks, fascinating facts and stories. This was the (...) "

  • Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica | . | 2017/09/09
    "This trip is outstanding. Worth every penny. You can't comprehend how spectacular this building is until you see it from the hidden inside. Don't miss this in (...) "

  • Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica | . | 2017/09/14
    "I'm glad we have Skip the Line pass or else we will be standing in heat and a Long terrible line. "

  • Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica | . | 2017/09/30
    "Very informative, easy to understand, and high energy tour guide! Loved all the history and the beautiful city. "

  • Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica | . | 2017/10/08
    "We have found that learning about a city and its attractions through the eyes of a professional guide is worth every penny. Our guide, Christina, reinforced that yet (...) "

  • Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica | . | 2017/10/21
    "A 2 hour tour packed with highlights. We had a very good guide, Serafina, who really knew her stuff and took us off the beaten track. Highly recommend it. St Marks (...) "

  • Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica | . | 2017/11/16
    "Great way to see St Mark's Basilica and learn something at the same time. "

  • Skip the Line: Venice Walking Tour with St Mark’s Basilica | . | 2017/12/09
    "We skipped the line on a day where it was rainy and there was light flooding on St Mark's Square. It was very crowded inside the Basilica. Towards the end f the (...) "

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