On this delightful 30-minute Gondola ride, you will get the chance to marvel at the Mozart House, as well as the worldwide famous La Fenice Theatre. You will proceed along the Rio (Canal) “De le Ostreghe” leading into the most enchanting part of the Grand Canal, where you will admire the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. You will also cruise past the Salute Church and Punta della Dogana. Enjoy great views of Venice's top attractions from a unique vantage point.
After the gondola ride, you will join a small group guided tour for the St. Mark’s Basilica, known as Basilica di San Marco, the cathedral dates back to 1092 AD. Built in the Italo-Byzantine and Gothic architecture, it has the most awe-inspiring façade facing the Piazza San Marco. The basilica is Venice’s most iconic landmark and harks back to the era when Venice was the economic and cultural powerhouse of Europe. Its decadent gold ground mosaics and majestic design lend it the epithet ‘Chiesa d’Oro or the Church of Gold.
This tour is perfect for those who are looking for a typical Venetian experience as well as a brief history lesson on the floating city! With tours like these, we guarantee you a picture perfect visit to Venice.
November 1st 2018 - March 31st 2019: From Monday to Saturday at 11:00 AM. This tour is two hours long.
November 1st, December 8th & 25th 2018, January 1st & 6th 2019.
Reduced Price Tickets
Child tickets (children aged between 2-5 years) are available at a reduced price of 32 EUR. Participants above the age of 5 pay full price.
Make sure you assemble at Calle Larga dell' Ascension, in front of the Post Office behind Saint Mark’s Square, 15 minutes before departure.
By Ferry: Board line B and get off at the S.Marco station. Walk onto Piazza San Marco/Salita S. Moise. Turn left onto Calle Larga Ascensione and on your left, you will see the Museum Correr and the Post office opposite its entrance.
St. Mark’s Cathedral is a religious place of worship and therefore, it is advisable to wear clothes that cover your knees and elbows. Shorts and tank tops will not be allowed.
Unfortunately, this gondola cruise is not wheelchair accessible and it not suitable for participants with impaired mobility.
The Basilica does not have any baggage facilities. Only small backpacks and regular-size handbags are allowed inside. Guests with larger bags will not be allowed to enter (as there are no storage facilities).
You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
You will receive an email confirmation with your Skip the Line St. Mark's Basilica Guided Tour with Gondola Ride vouchers shortly. You may display your voucher on your mobile phone at the meeting point.