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The Golden Basilica Tour

  • Guided tour of the Gold Basilica and the artistic masterpieces within
  • Learn about the rich history through the personal audio guide
  • Skip the queues with privileged admission


The Golden Basilica has been the city’s cathedral since 1807 and famous for being one of the most majestic. The tour guide will show you around the Byzantine work of art and give you the chance to admire the gold mosaics and marble inlay floors that line the cathedral. This iconic landmark is one of the most visited in the city and the included queue bypass helps you to make the most of your time in the cathedral. Learn about the history of the cathedral and its dedication to the patron saint of Venice, the Basilica di San Marco from your audio guide.

Prices: From £22 per person

Operates: Monday - Saturday (please note this excursion will not run on the following dates: 12th, 18th, 22nd and 25th April 2019)

Duration: 1 hour

Start time: 11:45am

Included: Guided tour of the cathedral, queue bypass entrance ticket, audio guide

Not Included: Hotel pick up and drop off (Meeting point Torre del Orologio Clock Tower)

To book this excursion, please call one of our Italy Experts. Please note that excursions operate seasonally and are subject to availability and minimum numbers. Start times and departure points shall be reconfirmed once in resort.

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