Venice: The Golden Basilica including guided tour

Venice: The Golden Basilica including guided tour

An amazing tour to discover the secrets and works of art of the cathedral and where you can admire the famous Pala d'Oro. No waiting in line!

An amazing tour to discover the secrets and works of art of the cathedral and where you can admire the famous Pala d'Oro. No waiting in line!

The facts


  • Language: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian
  • Participants: 1 - 100
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Instant confirmation
  • public (with other participants)
  • mobile voucher is accepted
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Your experience


  • Discover the main monument of the beautiful Markusplatz
  • An amazing guided tour through the impressive basilica
  • Visit the Pala D'oro and the mysterious treasury of Saint Mark's


Unforgettable guided tour of the Venetian Byzantine masterpiece: the Golden Basilica.

A specialized guide will accompany you to the Basilica (without having to queue) and let you discover its incredible golden mosaics and artistic masterpieces! You will visit the Pala D'oro with its thousand gems and the treasury of St. Mark. It is a huge and beautiful art collection that has been collected over the centuries. The guide explains the peculiarities, the history, the importance of the Basilica and its biblical scenes, which are depicted on the works of art. The Basilica is a unique masterpiece of Byzantine art, where you can find sculptures and paintings by the most famous Italian artist! After visiting the Basilica you have the opportunity to visit a glass factory near St. Mark's Square, where you can see a glass craftsman at work. Please note that this is a free optional tour of approximately 20 minutes and is not part of the tour.

Please note

Additional information

Unfortunately this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
The tour does not take place in case of extraordinary flood or religious events (in these cases it can be postponed to the day after, or otherwise it will be refunded).
For reasons of force majeure (e.g. security problems) the waiting time for access to St. Mark's Church may be longer than expected. In this case, please stand up and follow the instructions of the tour guide.
For the visit of the basilica suitable clothing is required (no shorts).
For security reasons, sacks, bags or rucksacks are not allowed in the basilica. Before your visit, you must deposit your belongings in the Ateneo San Basso (St. Mark's Square, Calle San Basso). The storage service is free of charge, but please take your time!
Mobile vouchers are accepted.

From April to October:
The tour takes place every day in English, French, German, Spanish and Saturday in Italian. (The visit is monolingual)

From November to March:
The tour is held every day in English.
On Mondays and Fridays it also takes place in German.
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays also in French.
On Wednesdays and Saturdays it is also held in Spanish.
(The visit can be bilingual)

Included in the price

  • - Joint tour with a qualified and experienced guide
  • - No queuing
  • - Audio guides are included for groups of more than 10 people
  • - Pick up from the hotel

Meeting point

ST. MARK'S SQUARE - Clock tower after the office - The white building with the blue clock facade. Our assistant will be waiting for you with a sign that says "TOUR".

Cancellation Conditions

This deal can be cancelled for free up to one day before the date of the activity.

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