Venice: St Mark's Basilica Guided Tour and Yard Gallery

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Skip the line and enjoy a guided visit of the five-dome cathedral, the Saint Mark’s Basilica. Full of gold and art-masterpieces, it is in the UNESCO World Heritage list since 1986.


  • Discover the Basilica and its precious golden treasures
  • Be guided to Saint Mark’s Treasury
  • Skip all the long lines the Cathedral
  • See Saint Mark's Square from the imposing terrace
  • Discover The Yard of Venice Gallery - VR experience Venice in the past


Take a fascinating guided tour through the Golden Basilica of Saint Mark, with its famous golden mosaics. Skip the line and enter the majestic church with an expert guide who will narrate the history of this byzantine artwork and its meaning. You will be stunned in front of the five domes decorated by renowned artists. Discover the Saint Mark Treasury, a magnificent collection of relics and precious items collected along the centuries. Also, from the terraces, enjoy the view of St. Mark's Square, the heart of Venice, and the quadriga of St. Mark. Continue your journey with an exciting virtual reality experience at the Yard of Venice Gallery. With the VR headset on, time peels away, revealing Piazza San Marco and its iconic monuments as they once were. Picture the Basilica transformed into the Doge's private chapel and the Doge's Palace into a medieval fortress! Then, use the mobile app to discover the 5 districts of Venice with their best attractions and squares. Listen to the audio narration of the city’s highlights, with more than 120 points of interest including the glorious La Fenice Theater, Rialto Bridge, the Jewish Ghetto, the Arsenale, the majestic Accademia Bridge, and much more.


Guide Skip-the-line ticket to the Basilica 45-60 minutes inside the Basilica (depending on option chosen) Private tour of Saint Mark's Basilica (if option chosen) Visit to the Basilica Terrace and St Mark's Museum (if specified in the chosen option) Audio-receiver devices for groups of over 10 people The Yard of Venice Gallery Mobile app with commentary for a self-guided tour of the 5 districts of Venice

Important Information

  • Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
  • For the visit to the Basilica suitable clothing is required
  • Due to security reasons, it's not permitted to enter the Basilica with luggage or big bags
  • The visit is always monolingual

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