Venice (and vicinity) , Italy
Revel in the reflections of sunlight on Venice’s captivating canals before discovering the gorgeous gilded interior of St. Mark’s Basilica. On this unmissable tour you’ll see Venice both by land and by sea too!
- Appreciate the true beauty of Venice aboard a gondola
- Set your eyes on the incredible Italo-Byzantine architecture as you queue jump at St. Mark’s Basilica
- Discover the impressive Treasure at St. Mark’s and the quaintly pretty Pala d’Oro
First things first, take a boat ride in a traditional gondola around the circuitous canals of the heavily historical city centre. Admire the reflections of ancient palaces and romantic bridges and get to see some of the city’s most significant buildings en route to the famous St. Mark’s Square which is right in the heart of Valencia.
After that, beat the queues and go in to St. Mark’s Basilica with skip the line access. Witness all that is on offer in what could be considered the centre of religion and culture for this romantic city. Take advantage of a complete guided visit of this Byzantine work of art! Learn more about the history of its precious interior, marvel at the golden mosaics and be in awe of the Pala d’Oro (Golden Pall) which is undoubtedly one of the most renowned works of Byzantine craftsmanship.
To finish off, you shall make your way to St. Mark’s Treasury and be seemingly mesmerised by its vast collection of medieval artefacts and fine pieces of Byzantine jewellery.
Voucher type: Printed
Printed Voucher. Print and bring the voucher to enjoy the activity.
Calle Larga dell'Ascenzione - Venecia - IT
In front of St Mark's post office. Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.
End point: Same as starting point
11:00 - 12:30
Duration: 90 Minutes
Guiding type: Guide
Group type: Shared
St. Mark's Basilica can be subject to unforeseen closures due to particular liturgical celebrations. Please wear clothing that conceals the shoulders, legs and arms when visiting religious sites. Please note that excursions may be subject to change or not available during adverse weather conditions. If the weather turns bad and you're not sure if the tour is going ahead or not, make your way to the tour starting point to find out. We regret that we are unable to accommodate guests with wheelchairs or mobility impairments on our tours.
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