Byzantine Venice

Under the Clock Tower, in St. Mark's Square St. Mark's Square
With this combination tour, you will discover with our professional local guides the history and the main sites of Byzantine Venice and its iconic setting: the Basilica of San Marco

The tour opens with a panoramic walk outdoors with our guide, who will introduce you to the millennial history of the Serenissima. In the second part of the tour, the guide will take you to discover the “Golden Basilica”, a masterpiece of Byzantine art: what originated as the private chapel of the Doges gradually expanded to become one of the most majestic cathedrals in the world, still today known as a universal symbol of Christianity The Basilica will fascinate you with it more than 1000 sq.m. of glittering gold mosaics and the richness of its polychrome marble inlay flooring, which has survived the centuries and flooding.


  • Suitable attire is required for entry to the Basilica. NO shorts or tank tops.
  • For security reasons, backpacks are NOT allowed.
  • On some days, entry to the Basilica may not be possible due to religious functions or exceptionally high water. In such cases, the tour may be postponed to the following day or, alternatively, refunded.

Meeting point

There will be two meetings
Under the Clock Tower, in piazza San Marco
, please be shure to arrive 15 minutes before the tour begins.
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Tour language: English

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9:00 am

First part of the combo tour, ends at 10:30 am

12:00 pm

Second part of the combo tour, ends at 1:00 pm


From / per person

€ 56,00
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Important information

Combination of Walking tour of Venice and Golden Basilica tours.

• Guided group tour.
• Skip-the-Line ticket for st. Mark's Basilica entrance.
• Personal headsets linked to the guide’s microphone.
• The tour is in English language.
Anything not specified in the description.
You can cancel your tour without penalty up to two days in advance. Otherwise the reservation is not refundable.