The Wonder of Saint Mark's Basilica: Discover the Main Cathedral of Venice

About this activity

Audio tour and entrance ticket
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2 km
Duration 1h
Audio tours on your smartphone
After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
Control your experience
With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
No internet is required
All audio tours and tickets can be downloaded to your device anytime

Tour preview

Hosted by St Mark's Basilica
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  • Explore the treasure of Venice at your own pace with this official in-app audio tour
  • Feel the power of one of the greatest religious centers in Italy
  • Learn the stories behind Basilica's incredible golden mosaics
  • See the grandeur of Byzantine artistic heritage
  • Listen to the incredible story of the Basilica's creation
Discover the Treasure of Venice with this official self-guided audio tour of the Saint Mark's Basilica! Located in the St. Mark square, right next to the Doge's Palace, the Saint Mark's Basilica has always been the center of Venice's public and religious life. Today it is open both for prayer and for the opportunity to admire its extraordinary artistic heritage. Starting with an incredible journey, the Basilica's story is a tale like no other. Venice brought Byzantium's spiritual and material heritage to the West and preserved it till now so travelers from all over the world could experience its grandeur. Be lucky to see 8000 square metres of mosaics covering the Basilica walls, vaults, and cupolas. Marvel at a unique architectural collection consisting of masterpieces of different types, epochs, and origins. Visit the Saint Mark's Museum, which houses precious exhibits such as Persian carpets, liturgical vestments, and illuminated manuscripts. There are only a few places in the world so rich in their history and heritage. Be sure not to miss it!

What's included

  • Ticket to the St Mark's Basilica and the St Mark’s Museum
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route with step-by-step navigation around the Basilica
  • Offline functionality, audio narration, photos, and written text explanations
  • Earphones not included — bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

Saint Mark's Basilica
Piazza San Marco, 328

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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Meet the host, St Mark's Basilica
On WeGoTrip since 2022
The Basilica of Saint Mark welcomes worshippers and visitors. Every day it is open both for prayer and for the opportunity to admire its extraordinary artistic heritage.

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