Skip-the-Line Guided St. Mark's Basilica and Gondola Ride

Price: $89.00
Ages 2 and under are free.
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Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration 1 Hour 30 Minutes
Activity Level ? Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? St. Mark's Square
Food/Beverage Provided Not Included
Recommended Dress Shoulders and knees must be covered to enter a place of worship. Sensible rubber-soled walking shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended.
Restrictions This tour takes place in historical areas and, therefore, is not wheelchair accessible. Guests must be able to walk on paved as well as cobblestone surfaces. There are steps and steep curbs in some areas. This tour is not suitable for guests with walking difficulties or those who use partly-motorized vehicles or walkers. For security reasons, backpacks are not allowed inside the Basilica and all visitors must pass through a metal detector, which might lead to a short line even with skip-the line access. Guests must be able to step down into the gondola. Seats in the gondola are low to the floor.

Skip-the-Line Guided St. Mark's Basilica and Gondola Ride

If you are in Venice, you cannot miss the opportunity to visit St. Mark's Basilica. It is considered one of the most valuable treasures of history, art, and faith in the world. So hop aboard a Venetian gondola and let your tour guide take over.

Venetian gondolas are known for their elegance and the way they silently glide along the green channels of Venice. During this ride, you will have the opportunity to admire some of Venice's most famous and beautiful sites that can only be seen on a gondola. Furthermore, you will have the chance to discover the precious interiors of St. Mark's Basilica with one of the most comprehensive guided visits of this must-see sight in Venice.

St. Mark's Cathedral is located at the eastern end of St. Mark's Square and considered the most famous church in Venice as well as the best-known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture. It is referred to as the "golden basilica" for the predominant golden color of its mosaics.

Do not miss the opportunity to understand and appreciate all the major treasures of St. Mark Basilica thanks to this comprehensive tour!

The gondola ride is not narrated. Contrary to popular belief, gondoliers do not typically sing. Instead, they are known to row, and most speak only Italian.