Tours & activities by Travelsignposts Pty Ltd. from Viator

  • Location: Venice, Italy
  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
From USD $26.99

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Venice is like an open-air museum, and for first-time visitors this one-hour highlights walk of St. Mark's Square is a must. The tour focuses on grandeur of St. Mark's Square in Venice with external visits of the square, Doge's Palace, the Sansovino library, the Bell Tower, the incredible legends of the Clock Tower.


  • Excellent value for money
  • Family friendly
  • Skip the line
Enter St. Mark's Basilica to discover the awe-inspiring gold mosaics. Your talented guide will unlock its secrets as you walk through to one of the main highlights of the Basilica, the Pala D'Oro (golden altar) with masterpieces by generations of Venetian goldsmiths.

St. Mark's Basilica is free of charge to enter and we guarantee that you'll skip any long lines as part of this tour. Venice is subject to flash floods and occasionally the Basilica is closed to the public (without notice) because of high water or festivities.

You'll hear fascinating stories and learn anecdotes and this remarkable city and its historical characters, Casanova, Marco Polo to name two. Tours are conducted in small groups (maximum 25 people) with an English-speaking guide who can personally cater to you, ensuring your visit to Venice is a special and unforgettable experience.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Tour departs in St Marks Square.
Departure Time:
11:15am - Monday to Saturday
2pm - Sunday
60 minutes (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

Pricing information

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11:15am Departure
Code: 1115

Skip the Line: St Mark's Square Highlights Tour, departing at 11:15am (Monday to Saturday).

USD $26.99
Pricing details

Pricing information

Skip the Line: St Mark's Square Highlights Tour

Basilica, Venice

  • Walking tour
  • Small group tour (maximum 25 people)
  • Professional guide
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drink, unless specified
  • Entrance to Pala D'Oro (4 euros)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Large bags and rucksacks are not allowed inside the Basilica, shoulders and knees must be covered when entering into churches
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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: lynnvivian, November 2016

Our guide was excellent. Learned so much about the history, architecture, and art in the church and in the square.

Reviewed by: Mireille S, October 2016

Informative, animated, engaging tour guide who really shared her passion for Venice and it's history. You must ask when you book to stay in the Basilica at the end of the tour to go upstairs and visit the horses an extra 5. If you have more time you can always visit them at another time.