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Saint Mark's Basilica Skip-the-line Ticket and Audio Guide

Activity provider: VENICE TOURS S.R.L.

Saint Mark's Basilica Skip-the-line Ticket and Audio Guide

Activity provider: VENICE TOURS S.R.L.
Likely to sell out Booked 28 times yesterday

From US$ 20.13 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 28 times yesterday

Discover the beauty of St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice with this skip-the-line ticket. Uncover facinating facts about the artwork inside the Basilica with an audio tour for your mobile device.

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Valid 1 hour
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Skip the ticket line
Audio guide included
English, French, Spanish, German, Italian


  • Marvel at stunning biblical depictions created from gold-ground mosaic pieces
  • Make the most of your time in Venice with a skip-the-line to this popular sight
  • Step back in time as you hear stories and legends about St. Mark’s Basilica
  • Discover views of the 5 domes of St. Mark’s Basilica from inside the church
  • Find out facinating details about the artwork inside with your audio guide
Full description

Save time during your visit to Venice with a skip-the-line ticket to the popular St. Mark’s Basilica. Admire the hundreds of golden mosaics in the Basilica and learn details about the byzantine art inside with your audio guide.

Download your audio guide to your mobile device and head to St. Mark’s Basilica to begin your tour. Breeze past the long lines and put in your headphones. Explore the five-domes and an array of artworks. Hear legends and stories surrounding this church which has stood for almost a 1,000 years. 

Witness the dazzling effect of the 43,000 square feet of mosaics in the church. Take in the stunning marble inlay work on the floors. Soak up the atmosphere in the building that dominates St. Mark’s Square. 

  • Skip-the-line tickets to St. Mark’s Basilica
  • Downloadable audio guide
  • Access to Pala d'Oro
  • Access to St. Mark's Museum
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Live guide
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones

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Meeting point

Please collect the ticket and the code for the audio guide from the Venice Tours Assistance Point (with a sign of the same) at the entrance of Piazza San Marco. The newsstand is the big and grey one between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You must collect the ticket and the code for the audio guide on the day of the visit. This voucher is not your entry ticket. If you don't arrive at the timeslot selected, you will lose the ticket.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
Customer reviews

Overall rating

3.9 /5

based on 107 reviews

Review summary

  • Value for money

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The activity is very good but it is not necessary to take a skip the line, the audio guide must be downloaded so you must have a cellular plan with data because there is no wifi there. Also the indications to find the kiosk are not clear, you have to speak to the person in the small kiosk and not to the person who has the logo and who is in front of the kiosk, otherwise we queue for nothing... .

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July 25, 2022

Booking was easy. It is also easy to find the newsstand that gave you the tickets and the audio guide code. The information on the ticket is very clear. The Basilica is beautiful, even if a part is being restored after the flood of 2019. Only with the basic ticket, you must then pay a separate visit to the Pala d'oro and the horses on the first floor. But with the will queue, it is easy to get them directly inside the Basilica.

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July 24, 2022

Read the other reviews for tips on finding the kiosk where you pick up your tickets. Once you have them it’s all good. The Basilica was incredible; just an absolute wonder to see. Downloading the app for the audio tour is a pain; be prepared to do that on tour day once you get the tickets depending on your data plan. This skip the line was a good value, but if I did it again I’d spring for a guided tour. So much info that I’m certain we missed. Also kind of a pain that only the short loop inside on the main floor is included but other areas on interest cost extra.

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July 23, 2022

Product ID: 416160